Oceanic Time Warner Cable to Launch Free TWC WiFiTM Network for its Internet Customers
Oceanic Time Warner Cable to Launch Free TWC WiFiTMNetwork for its Internet Customers
Build-out Underway; Offers Access to Cable WiFi®, the Nation's Largest Free WiFi Network With Over 150,000 Hotspots
HONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oceanic Time Warner Cable today announced that the company has begun deployment of TWC WiFi™, a statewide WiFi Hotspot network for its customers. Access to the TWC WiFi network is free to Oceanic Time Warner Cable customers with Standard Internet or above and to Oceanic Time Warner Cable Business Class Internet customers.
"Increasingly, our Hawaii customers want to take their high-speed Internet with them out of the home and on-the-go," said Oceanic President Bob Barlow. "The TWC WiFi network we're building for Hawaii will allow our customers to greatly maximize their TWC Internet subscription - at no additional charge."
On Oahu, customers today can access over 400 TWC WiFi Hotspots with hundreds more coming in 2013 as Oceanic Time Warner Cable builds out the network. TWC WiFi will be introduced at popular locations where residents eat, live and play. Recent additions are Sunset Beach, Kailua District Park and the Stan Sheriff Arena.
To connect to TWC WiFi, users should look for the TWCWiFi network name in their connection manager, open their browser and login. To easily locate and access TWC WiFi Hotspots, customers are encouraged to download the free TWC WiFi Finder app available in Google Play and the Apple App Store or visit www.twc.com/wificoverage to view the hotspot coverage map.
Oceanic Time Warner Cable Internet customers also have access to the nation's largest free WiFi Hotspot network, with over 150,000 hotspots, through the Cable WiFi network name. The network enables Oceanic Time Warner Cable Internet customers to access the hotspots operated by TWC and other cable companies in major cities across the country including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Orlando, Tampa, Kansas City, Austin, Charlotte and more.
For more information about Time Warner Cable WiFi, visit www.twc.com/wifi.
About Oceanic Time Warner Cable
Oceanic currently delivers a diverse selection of entertainment and information services by way of an advanced fiber optic/coax network to more than 400,000 households, schools and businesses on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai and the Big Island. Among its products are Digital TV, Internet and Home Phone services. The company has provided quality cable service for Hawaii residents since 1969.
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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