FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom, (NASDAQ: TWTC) a leading provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and globally, today announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Army to provide additional services to Ft. Bragg. tw telecom currently provides fiber connectivity and communication services to Ft. Bragg. Under terms of the new multi-year, $2.5 million contract, tw telecom will continue these services and provide additional communication services to three MEDCOM clinics and Camp Mackall.
tw telecom won the multi-year, $2.5 million contract through a competitive bid process that evaluated technical compliance, past performance and proposed costs.
"Fort Bragg is a significant presence in the Fayetteville community," said John Rinehart, vice president and general manager for tw telecom in Raleigh and Fayetteville. "We're pleased that when evaluating benchmarks such as quality, reliability and cost, the U.S. Army's competitive bid process determined that tw telecom's solution was the best. We are delighted to be part of Fort Bragg's continuing service to the community, the military, and the nation."
For more than half a century, Fort Bragg has had a proud heritage as the home of the nation's finest fighting forces, including the XVIII Airborne Corps and the U.S. Army Special Operations Command. Fort Bragg is located just west of Fayetteville, North Carolina.
tw telecom connects more commercial buildings to its fiber network than any other competitive communications provider. In fact, it has the third highest market share of retail Ethernet ports in service. With its own metro fiber networks and one of the ten most interconnected IP backbones in the world, tw telecom has the national capability, robust product portfolio and national/local customer care teams to support mission critical enterprise applications and to deliver the industry's most sought after customer experience.
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About tw telecom
tw telecom holdings inc., a unit of tw telecom inc., headquartered in Littleton, Colo., provides managed network services, specializing in business Ethernet and transport data networking, Internet access, local and long distance voice, VoIP, VPN and security, to enterprise organizations and communications services companies throughout the U.S. As a leading provider of integrated and converged network solutions, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, quality, service, and improved business productivity. Please visit www.twtelecom.com for more information.
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