tw telecom named preferred provider on The Quilt research and education network

tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) continues to make a name for itself in the R&E community as the The Quilt has now named it again as a preferred network provider.

Consisting of 28 regional network aggregators who pass traffic for a large portion of U.S. university and college sites in addition to K-12 schools, The Quilt aggregates the buying power of its members to get competitively priced Internet services through its Commodity Internet Services Program.

To gain preferred provider status by The Quilt, tw telecom had to meet specific parameters required by The Quilt members including national pricing, number and location of public and private peering points; availability of advanced services and backbone and support services.  

The agreement with The Quilt is one of many R&E network initiatives where it's supplying its expertise. Last week, tw telecom renewed its relationship with the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI) to help it build its 260 Gbps network.


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