AUSTIN, TEXAS – Time Warner Cable today announced that the company has begun deployment of TWC WiFi™, a citywide WiFi Hotspot network for its customers in Austin, Texas. Access to the TWC WiFi™ network is free to Time Warner Cable customers with Standard Internet or above and to Time Warner Cable Business Class Internet customers. Additionally, free Trial and Prepaid Access options starting as low as $2.95/hour are available on TWC WiFi™ for those not qualifying for free access.
“Increasingly, our Austin customers want to take their high-speed Internet with them out of the home and on-the-go,” said Area Vice President Kathy Brabson. “The TWC WiFi™ network we’re building for Austin will allow our customers to greatly maximize their TWC Internet subscription – at no additional charge.”
In Austin, customers today can access a limited number of hotspots with hundreds more to become available in 2013 as Time Warner Cable builds out the network. TWC WiFi™ will be introduced at popular locations where residents eat, live and play like Zilker Park, Barton Springs, Lamar, Congress, 5th and 6th Streets. Users should look for the TWC WiFi™ network name and then follow prompts to connect. To easily locate and access TWC WiFi™ Hotspots, customers are encouraged to download the free TWC WiFi™ Finder app available in Google Play and the Apple App Store or visit www.twc.com/wificoverage to view the hotspot coverage map.
Time Warner Cable Internet customers also have access to the nation’s largest free WiFi Hotspot network, with over 100,000 hotspots, through the CableWiFi network name. The network enables TWC Internet customers to access the hotspots operated by TWC and other cable companies in major cities across the country including New York City; Los Angeles; Chicago; Philadelphia; Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Washington, D.C.; San Francisco; Orlando; Tampa, Kansas City, Charlotte and more.
For more information about Time Warner Cable WiFi™, visit www.twc.com/wifi.
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting more than 15 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers and managed and outsourced information technology solutions and cloud services. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.twc.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmedia.com.