tw telecom awarded $11.67 million in U.S. Health and Human Services contracts

By: Steve Friday October 5, 2012 1 comments Tags: Littleton, tw telecom

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LITTLETON - tw telecom inc. (Nasdaq: TWTC) has been awarded two contracts with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for secure Internet connectivity worth approximately $11.67 million over five years, the company announced.

Under the terms of the competitive awards, tw telecom will deliver Ethernet Internet Services and 10 Gig wavelength services for mission-critical and health-related data connectivity to the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control, Food and Drug Administration and Indian Health Services in Washington, D.C., Atlanta and Albuquerque.

Tw telecom is one of the three largest Business Ethernet providers in the U.S.

Both contract awards require tw telecom to deliver private, secure and scalable network connectivity transmitting mission-critical medical data and communications traffic, the company said.

"We are pleased to deliver private Internet connectivity and wavelength services to the National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration, Indian Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control to support the mission of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services," said Ken Folderauer, tw telecom's public sector president.

For more information, visit www.twtelecom.com.

 

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