|[March 17, 2014]
Time Warner Cable Business Class Named Top Cable Company on Vertical Systems Group's U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) announced today it was named the
top cable company on Vertical
Systems Group's U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD based on port
share results for year-end 2013. TWCBC jumped to fifth overall in the
research firm's rankings, up three spots from number eight in the
previous year's survey. The Vertical Systems Group LEADERBOARD is the
industry's foremost benchmark for measuring Ethernet Service Provider
market presence based on billable retail port installations.
Known for its innovation in Ethernet services, TWCBC has leveraged its
dense fiber and Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) networks to remain at the
forefront of the industry and provide services for some of the largest
companies in the country. The company remains a leader in retail
Ethernet services and has grown to be a major provider of carrier
services like cell tower backhaul and wholesale access.
"Cable companies have developed a winning formula for the U.S. business
Ethernet market," said Rick Malone, principal at Vertical Systems Group.
"They are successfully�leveraging their on-net fiber footprints to offer
aggressive pricing and�rapid service provisioning. As the top cable
provider on our LEADERBOARD, Time Warner (News - Alert) Cabl Business Class is
demonstrating great growth potential by being a leader in the industry."
This recognition comes on the heels of TWCBC's announcement that the
company is the first and only North American company to receive all
eight Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 certifications granted by the Metro
Ethernet Forum (MEF).
"Being recognized by a respected firm like Vertical Systems Group as the
top cable company for Carrier Ethernet is wonderful validation of our
leadership position in the industry, something we earn every day
servicing the thousands of businesses which rely upon our highly
reliable and scalable Ethernet services," said Greg King, Senior Vice
President and Chief Product and Strategy Officer, Time Warner Cable
Business Services. "The recent enhancement of our service with MEF (News - Alert) CE2.0
certification, paired with our aggressive network expansion program,
further demonstrates our commitment to provide wide-area network
services to demanding, standards-driven customers."
TWCBC Ethernet services are widely available in over 58,000 fiber-lit
buildings and 800,000 DOCSIS-equipped buildings. The company provides
customers reliable MEF CE 2.0 certified Ethernet Private Line (EPL),
Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL), Ethernet LAN (E-LAN) and wholesale
Ethernet-Access (Access EPL) network solutions to interconnect business
locations within and across metro and regional markets. Services are
scalable and offer high bandwidth solutions with speeds ranging from
under 1 Mbps and up to 10 Gbps (speeds available in most areas). TWCBC
Ethernet is delivered over a fiber-rich network backed by industry
leading Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
More information about Time Warner Cable Business Class Ethernet
solutions can be found at http://www.timewarnercable.com/en/business-home/services/network-services/ethernet.html.
About Time Warner Cable Business Services
Time Warner Cable Business Services, a division of Time Warner Cable,
offers a full complement of business communications tools to small,
medium and enterprise-sized companies under its Time Warner Cable
Business Class brand. Its Internet, voice, television, network and cloud
services are enhanced by award-winning customer service and local
support teams. Through its NaviSite (News - Alert) subsidiary, Time Warner Cable
Business Services also offers scalable managed services, including
application services, enterprise hosting, and managed cloud services
primarily in the U.S. and U.K.�Time Warner Cable Business Services,
founded in 1998, serves approximately 625,000 business customers
throughout Time Warner Cable's service areas. For more information,
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