(New York, NY, April 8, 2008) – Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) announced today that customers are now able to purchase its cable, broadband internet access and digital phone service in nearly 700 Wal-Mart locations Customers can sign up for services with the help of a Wal-Mart electronics associate, guiding them on selecting packages of their choice through easily accessible in-store kiosks at the Wal-Mart “Connection Center.”
The partnership between the nation’s leading retailer and second largest cable operator will allow customers to access new affordable services to enhance their communication and home entertainment needs. In many cases, it allows customers easy access to enjoying their high definition experience even more with the purchase of a Time Warner Cable high definition signal at the same time they are purchasing a new HDTV.
Time Warner Cable Chief Executive Officer Glenn Britt said: “Today’s consumer is looking for value and convenience. We know that they want to watch what they want, when they want, and many want it in high definition. They want fast, reliable internet access and they want unlimited calling plans. This partnership with Wal-Mart provides customers better access to their entertainment and communications needs with just one stop, making our customers’ lives even easier.”
Upon confirming the desire to sign up for one (or more) of Time Warner Cable’s services in the Connection Center, the customer can either contact Time Warner Cable using our 1-800 number at their convenience or wait to receive a phone call directly from Time Warner Cable within 24 hours.
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas — New York state (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. As of December 31, 2007, Time Warner Cable served approximately 14.6 million customers who subscribed to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services.
Time Warner Cable