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Time Warner Cable Business Class Wins Bid for Contract with the School System

Release Date: 06/02/2010

Charlotte, NC – Time Warner Cable Business Class is the new telecommunications provider for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District.  Time Warner Cable Business Class submitted a bid in response to a request for proposal and was the school districts top choice among the bids submitted. 

“Time Warner Cable Business Class has an advanced fiber network in place to provide the infrastructure and high speeds educational systems, government agencies and businesses need to be successful,” says Maureen Rooney, president, Time Warner Cable Business Class Carolinas.  “Time Warner Cable Business Class can customize a solution to meet the customers’ business needs---in the case of Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools we understood and responded to their need for a reliable, robust network that supports the future needs of their students and teachers.”

As part of the three-year contract, Time Warner Cable Business Class will provide fiber optic based Metro Ethernet services to more than 200 CMS schools.   Among the many reasons TWCBC was chosen include speed (1000mbps), reliability and local support.

Time Warner Cable Business Class invested more than $3.4 million to install the advanced fiber network and other equipment to the schools, further solidifying the commitment of Time Warner Cable to the Charlotte area. The system is expected to go live July 1st.

Time Warner Cable Business Class is the predominant provider of North Carolina public school systems, serving 1,700 school sites.  With the addition of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Time Warner Cable Business Class provides its fiber optic metro connectivity to nearly half of all schools in the state.

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 data, voice, video 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 in Time Warner Cable’s 23 divisions.  To learn more about Time Warner Cable Business Class in the Carolina Region, call 1.877.892.2220 or visit

About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable Carolinas provides video, Internet and telephone services to more than 2.1 million residential and business customers in more than 400 cities and towns across North and South Carolina. 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, the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California 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,, and

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