‘Maxx’ headroom? 75% of TWC footprint to see 300Mbps upgrades by end-2016

4 Feb 2015

Speaking on the company’s recent earnings call, Rob Marcus, CEO of Time Warner Cable (TWC) has reportedly stated that the company plans to offer its premium ‘Maxx’ service to 75% of its overall footprint by the end of 2016. The service supports down/uplink speeds of 300Mbps/20Mbps.

According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, the Maxx upgrade programme is complete in New York City and Los Angeles, with the cableco’s deployment in Austin ongoing. Going forward, 2015 will see advanced connectivity extended to Charlotte, Dallas, Hawaii, Kansas City, Raleigh, San Antonio and San Diego.

TWC generated revenue of USD22.812 billion in the twelve months ended 31 December 2014, up 3.1% from USD22.120 billion one year earlier. Coming on the back of what it termed the ‘best fourth-quarter subscriber performance in at least seven years’, TWC saw its total broadband user base swell to 12.253 million at year-end, of which 11.675 million were residential connections.

United States, Time Warner Cable (Spectrum)