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Time Warner Cable Celebrates Launch of TWC WiFi™ in Manhattan by Offering Free Access to NYC WiFi Network During MLB All-Star Week from July 12-16

TWC Food Trucks Featuring MLB All-Stars and Alumni to Visit New York Neighborhoods Every Day Serving Up Free TWC WiFi plus Baseball and Regional Themed Food

Food Truck Proceeds to Benefit Robin Hood Relief Fund


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Just in time for MLB All-Star Week, Time Warner Cable has lit up more than 1,000 TWC WiFi™Hotspots throughout Manhattan. To celebrate its growing WiFi network and its role as the "Official WiFi Provider" of MLB All-Star Week, the company will offer open, complimentary access to its entire NYC WiFi network, now totaling 2,700+ hotspots throughout Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island. As part of the celebration, TWC will have MLB All-Stars dishing up baseball giveaways and regional themed food from branded food trucks during All-Star Week - each equipped with TWC WiFi - beginning Friday, July 12 to Tuesday, July 16. All proceeds from the food trucks will benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund to support those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

Time Warner Cable celebrates the launch of TWC WiFi and baseball themed food trucks during MLB All-S ...

Time Warner Cable celebrates the launch of TWC WiFi and baseball themed food trucks during MLB All-Star week in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Time Warner Cable)

"We're excited to launch over 1,000 new TWC WiFi Hotspots in New York City as baseball fans arrive to experience this premier event, and we're thrilled to help make that experience even better with free TWC WiFi," said John Keib, EVP and Chief Care and Technical Operations Officer for Time Warner Cable.

"We also hope to help fans Enjoy MLB All-Star Week Better while raising some much needed funds for our friends at Robin Hood Relief Fund through our Food Truck program. Fans can sample great food and free WiFi while supporting a critical need in our community," Keib added.

To access the free TWC WiFi Hotspots during MLB All-Star Week, users simply will select the TWCWiFi network name, open the browser and accept the terms of service to get started.

Time Warner Cable plans to offer up to 10,000 TWC WiFi Hotspots throughout New York City by year end - all available at no additional cost to customers with Standard Internet and above. Customers also can access more than 75,000 TWC WiFi™ Hotspots across the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut at no cost. To find a hotspot, visit www.twc.com/wificoverage for a coverage map or download the free TWC WiFi Finder app available in Google Play and the Apple App Store.

The celebratory TWC Food Trucks with TWC WiFi begin their scheduled appearances during MLB All-Star Week on July 12. Fans can visit TWC.com/MLBAllStarWeek, like TWC on Facebook at Facebook/TWC.com and follow @TWC on Twitter for the latest information, schedules and to enter for a chance to win All-Star game or All-Star Week event tickets. Fans also are encouraged to use the #EnjoyBaseballBetter hashtag to share all of their MLB All-Star Week experiences.

Below is the current TWC Food Truck schedule (subject to change):

Friday, July 12th

  Truck 1  Truck 2  Truck 3  Truck 4  Truck 5  Truck 6
Talent        

Rollie Fingers
12:00 pm-
1:00 pm

     

Darryl
Strawberry
12:00 pm -
2:00 pm

   
City  Cincinnati  Arizona  San Diego  Kansas City  New York  Miami
Location  

321 W 42nd
Street

  

321 W 42nd
Street

  

321 W 42nd
Street

  

Staten Island-
Bard Ave.

  

46 East 23rd
Street
TWC Retail
Store

  

46 East 23rd
Street
TWC Retail
Store

Time  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

 
Saturday, July 13  Truck 1  Truck 2  Truck 3  Truck 4  Truck 5  Truck 6
City  Los Angeles  Houston  Toronto  Philadelphia  Minnesota  Seattle
Location  

321 W 42nd
Street

  

321 W 42nd
Street

  

321 W 42nd
Street

  204 5th Ave.  204 5th Ave.  204 5th Ave.
Time  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

 
Sunday, July 14  Truck 1  Truck 2  Truck 3  Truck 4  Truck 5  Truck 6
Talent  

Gaylord Perry
(Time TBA)

        

Amos Otis
1:00 pm -
3:00 pm

  

Barry Lyons
1:00 pm-
3:00 pm

  

Phil Niekro
12:00 pm -
2:00 pm

City  Cleveland  St. Louis  Pittsburgh  Texas  Chicago  Atlanta
Location  422 E 14th  

169th Street
and Union
Turnpike

  

169th Street
and Union
Turnpike

  422 E 14th  

169th Street
and Union
Turnpike

  422 E 14th
Time  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

 
Monday, July 15  Truck 1  Truck 2  Truck 3  Truck 4  Truck 5  Truck 6
Talent     

Clayton Kershaw
(Time TBA)

Steve Garvey
1:00 pm-
3:00 pm

  

Jesse Orosco
11:00 am -
1:00 pm

     

Michael Kay
12:00 pm -
2:45 pm

   
City  Washington  Los Angeles  Milwaukee  Oakland  New York  Boston
Location  

2554 Broadway
TWC Retail
Store

  

2554 Broadway
TWC Retail
Store

  

2554 Broadway
TWC Retail
Store

  

46 East 23rd
Street
TWC Retail
Store

  

46 East 23rd
Street
TWC Retail
Store

  

46 East 23rd
Street
TWC Retail
Store

Time  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

 
Tuesday, July 16  Truck 1  Truck 2  Truck 3  Truck 4  Truck 5  Truck 6
Talent              

Andre Dawson
12:00 pm -
2:00 pm

  

Adam Jones
2:00 pm -
2:30 pm

City  San Francisco  Detroit  Tampa Bay  Colorado  Chicago  Baltimore
Location  204 5th Ave.  204 5th Ave.  

46 East 23rd
Street
TWC Retail
Store

  

46 East 23rd
Street
TWC Retail
Store

  

2554 Broadway
TWC Retail
Store

  

2554 Broadway
TWC Retail
Store

Time  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

  

11:00 am -
4:00 pm

 

About Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYS: TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting more than 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 managed and outsourced information technology solutions and cloud services.

Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising 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.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmedia.com.



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