Press Releases – Members

TIME WARNER CABLE OPENS UP ACCESS TO TWC WiFi© HOTSPOTS IN AUSTIN MARCH 13 – 22

Time Warner Cable is giving visitors to Austin free access to the TWC WiFi© network March 13 – 22. Time Warner Cable customers with Extreme Internet and above already have access to thousands of local hotspots plus more than 300,000 hotspots nationwide as part of the Cable WiFi® partnership. Now visitors to Austin and non-subscribers will have free access to more than 2,000 outdoor hotspots with no password required from March 13 – 22.

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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Selects NaviSite for Managed Cloud Services

NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable Company and provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed applications, managed messaging and managed cloud services, today announced that the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) has selected NaviSite to provide a comprehensive solution across a broad set of IT needs. CHCI, a distinguished Hispanic nonprofit and nonpartisan leadership development organization for Latino youth in the United States, enlisted NaviSite to provide hosted messaging and archiving services, cloud storage and Microsoft Dynamics GP application management.

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Suddenlink Offers 150-Meg Internet Service in Abilene

Suddenlink has launched a new, attractively priced high-speed Internet service with a download speed of 150 Megabits per second (Mbps) and an upload speed of 7.5 Mbps in Abilene. This is now the fastest residential Internet service offered in the area.

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TWC: Connect with the future of TV

Time Warner Cable will soon begin switching to an All-Digital Cable TV signal to provide customers  with even better picture and sound.

Click here to download an FAQ sheet that should answer any questions that come up, but if you have other questions or need an adapter in the future, please contact them at: www.twc.com/digitaladapter or 1-844-220-6623.

Highpoints include:

INSIDE THE TEXAS CAPITOL

  • Offices need a TV with a QAM tuner.
  • There is no box required, and there is no box that will work inside the capitol with an old TV.

OUTSIDE THE CAPITOL (i.e., homes and businesses)

  • Beginning Jan.20 all analog channels in Central Texas will be transitioned to digital – a few each week.
  • Customers will no longer be able to view these channels without a digital adapter or digital set-top box.
  • A Digital Adapter will be free the first year. It will be around $1.50/month after that.
  • Customers can – but don’t have to – get a regular digital converter, with more functionality. They are roughly $10/month.

Customers who need a digital adapter can obtain one:

  • By ordering online at twc.com/digitaladapter
  • By calling Customer Care at 844-220-6623 – customers can order up to four digital adapters via Easy Connect mail order
  • At a retail location

C-SPAN to reveal Austin history and highlight authors during week-long visit

Austin to be in National Spotlight
C-SPAN to reveal Austin history and highlight authors during week-long visit

SPECIAL EVENT WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3RD  

At the LBJ Presidential Library, 9:00 am CT

WHAT:

Mayor Lee Leffingwell and Time Warner Cable will welcome C-SPAN to Austin on Wednesday, December 3rd in the Brown Room at the LBJ Presidential Library as they kick off a visit to record and feature the city’s history and literary life.

At Wednesday’s event, C-SPAN representatives will reveal the stories and segments explored by the national network during their week-long visit starting Monday, December 1st.  During their time in Austin, C-SPAN representatives will also conduct community outreach.

Local segments recorded throughout the week will air on non-fiction book channel Book TV (on C-SPAN2, Time Warner Cable channels 226) and history channel American History TV (on C-SPAN3, Time Warner Cable channel 227) during C-SPAN’s special “Austin Weekend” January 3-4, 2015.

WHEN:

9:00 a.m. CT, Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 — Reception catered by Under the Oaks 

WHERE: 

Brown Room at the LBJ Presidential Library

2313 Red River Street

Austin, TX 78705

Remarks:

  • Mayor Lee Leffingwell
  • Mark Updegrove, Director of the LBJ Presidential Library
  • Representative from Time Warner Cable
  • Ashley Hill, C-SPAN

BACKGROUND:

In partnership with Time Warner Cable, C-SPAN’s 2014-2015 Cities Tour takes Book TV and American History TV on the road. C-SPAN2 and C-SPAN3 are featuring the literary life and history of each of these selected cities during special weekends on the public affairs network.

Working with its cable partners, the C-SPAN producing team will take specially outfitted Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) into Austin, Texas, starting Monday, December 1st, visiting various literary and historic sites to interview local historians, authors and civic leaders over the duration of the visit.

AIR DATES:

Programming recorded in Austin will air on Book TV/C-SPAN2 (Time Warner Cable Channel channels 226) and American History TV/C-SPAN3 (Time Warner Cable channel 227) on January 3-4, 2015.  C-SPAN is available in Austin on Time Warner Cable Channel channels 18, 225.

For more information, visit the C-SPAN Cities Tour website and the C-SPAN Cities Tour Twitter page.

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Time Warner Cable Contact: 

Melissa C. Sorola
Director, Public Relations
Time Warner Cable
210-710-0474

C-SPAN Contacts:

Ashley Hill, Producer/Representative, C-SPAN Cities Tour (on-site)
Cell: 304-545-0753 [email protected]

Debbie Lamb, Coordinating Producer
Cell: 765-426-4452  [email protected]

Renee Kelly, Media Relations
Office: 202.626.4648 [email protected]

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 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 enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services.  Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising sales 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.comwww.twcbc.com andwww.twcmedia.com.

About C-SPAN: Created by the cable TV industry and now in 100 million TV households, C-SPAN programs three public affairs television networks in both SD and HD; C- SPAN Radio, heard in Washington DC and nationwide via XM Satellite Radio; and a video-rich website which hosts the C-SPAN Video Library. Visit http://www.c-span.org/