Wilmington, N.C. (November 16, 2011) – Time Warner Cable today announced plans to launch Time Warner Cable Wideband Internet for both residential and business customers in its coastal operations including the Wilmington, Jacksonville and Morehead City areas. The new service is expected to be available by early 2012.
“Time Warner Cable’s Wideband Internet is our most powerful Internet product for customers and more than three times faster than current Internet speeds,” said Christine Whitaker, area vice president of operations, Eastern North Carolina. “Time Warner Cable is committed to delivering products that meet the high-speed data needs of our business customers and our residential customers who want the fastest speeds at home for their computers, tablets, smartphones and game consoles.”
Wideband, the next generation of Internet technology, produces speeds of up to 50 Mbps downstream and 5 Mbps upstream. Today, the fastest residential speeds available are 10 Mbps/512 Kbps.
“Customers can leverage this new technology to enhance the speed of multi-device connectivity,” added Whitaker. “For example, a multi-user customer could download files, stream a TV show and upload photos within seconds on different devices at the same time. We are empowering our customers with pure online power to save time and boost productivity when multitasking with multiple devices.”
Included with Wideband Internet is wireless capability, with convenient mobility throughout the home and the flexibility to utilize up to five devices simultaneously.
For more information about Wideband Internet and all other Time Warner Cable products and services, visit www.yourtwc.com.
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s East Region provides technologically advanced video, Internet and telephone services to more than 5.9 million residential and business customers. Time Warner Cable’s East Region serves more than 1,300 cities in nine states, including Alabama, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The East Region has more than 17,000 employees focused on delivering the company’s mission every day by connecting people and businesses with information, entertainment and each other.
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with 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. 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, 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 www.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmedia.com.