NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Warner Cable today announced it will officially launch Time Warner Cable Mobile Internet and Time Warner Cable Business Class Mobile Internet in the New York City area on November 1, 2010 for residential and business customers respectively. The company's new Mobile Internet network will deliver speeds up to 6 Mbps, five times faster than 3G, making it one of the fastest mobile broadband networks available.
"With Time Warner Cable's 4G Mobile Network, we now offer one of the fastest mobile service available and extend our reach outside the home," said Jeffrey Hirsch, Chief Marketing Officer for Time Warner Cable's East Region. "Giving our customers the convenience of mobility and the speed of 4G, Time Warner Cable Mobile Internet customers can connect to a seamless high speed, high capacity broadband service wherever there is 4G service. This is an important part of our strategy to give our customers any content, on any device, anytime, anywhere."
Both residential and business customers will be able to enjoy the benefits of the superfast broadband mobile speeds. Time Warner Cable Mobile Internet users will have the ability to view streaming videos, listen to music and engage in online gaming while also having access to resources such as Web Mail, Internet security, data storage and other online services at www.rr.com. Business Class Mobile customers will have the ability to download large office files, access intranet sites, utilize customer relationship tools and other business-related information.
"Conducting business on the go has quickly become a way of life. Business Class Mobile Internet is our solution to mobility, offering users convenient access to the Internet with speeds five times faster than 3G. It helps businesses stay connected on a fast, reliable and secure network," said Ken Fitzpatrick, President, Business Class for Time Warner Cable's East Region.
Customers who subscribe to Time Warner Cable's 4G mobile network can utilize the following devices and equipment to power high-speed data access:
- USB data cards will allow users to connect via laptop computers
- Mobile Internet devices and laptops provisioned with embedded WiMAX radio chipsets
- IntelliGo (a dual mode mobile hotspot) enables up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices, such as the iPod Touch® and iPad™ mobile digital devices as well as portable gaming devices, laptops, and cameras.
Time Warner Cable customers will be eligible to benefit from preferred pricing plans that allow them to bundle their 4G Mobile Network service with digital cable, high-speed data and digital phone services. By bundling these services together, customers also get the added advantage of a single monthly bill, making payments simple and easy.
Time Warner Cable's NYC region includes four New York City boroughs (Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and western Brooklyn), Mt. Vernon, Hudson Valley (Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and parts of Dutchess, Greene and Delaware Counties) and Bergen and Hudson Counties, New Jersey. Time Warner Cable's NYC region is now part of the company's East Region.
Subscribers to Time Warner Cable's 4G Mobile Network will also be able to utilize super-fast 4G Internet access in other Time Warner Cable 4G markets including Dallas, San Antonio, and Austin, Texas; Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, North Carolina; Kansas City, Missouri, Rochester and Syracuse, New York and Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii.
Customers will also be able to access the 4G network in additional cities outside the Time Warner Cable footprint including Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, and Seattle. The service will also provide 3G coverage nationwide in areas where 4G is not available.
For more information and pricing, please visit http://www.timewarnercable.com/mobile or http://www.twcbc.com/nyc/products/mobile/mobileoffer_pressrelease.html.
Time Warner Cable's New York City footprint serves over 1.4 million customers in four NYC boroughs (Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and western Brooklyn), Mt. Vernon, Hudson Valley (Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and parts of Dutchess, Greene and Delaware Counties) and Bergen and Hudson Counties, New Jersey. Visit www.timewarnercable.com/nynj.
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. Time Warner Cable serves more than 14 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers a suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Time Warner Cable Media Sales, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions that are targeted and affordable. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmediasales.com.
About Time Warner Cable Business Class
Time Warner Cable Business Class, a division of Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC), offers a full complement of business communications tools to small- and medium-sized businesses and enterprise-sized companies. Its phone, internet, Ethernet, cable and security solutions are enhanced by award-winning customer service and local support teams. Time Warner Cable Business Class was founded in 1998, offering high-speed Internet service as Road Runner Business Class. Today, it serves more than 280,000 business customers throughout Time Warner Cable's markets. For more information please visit www.twcbc.com.
In the New York City area, Time Warner Cable serves customers in four NYC boroughs (Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and western Brooklyn), Mt. Vernon, Hudson Valley (Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and parts of Dutchess, Greene and Delaware Counties) and Bergen and Hudson Counties, New Jersey.
SOURCE Time Warner Cable