CALLING ALL DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY EXPERTS
Time Warner Cable to Offer Second Year of $20,000 Stipends for Research
NEW YORK, NY – January 26, 2011 -- Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) today announced that it has begun the second year of its innovative program – The TWC Research Program on Digital Communications -- to award stipends designed to foster research dedicated to increasing understanding of the benefits and challenges facing the future of digital technologies in the home, office, classroom and community. The 2011 Research Announcement issued today sets forth the program’s guidelines and list of research questions. Researchers affiliated with universities and not-for-profits are eligible to apply for the stipends.
Fernando Laguarda, Vice President for External Affairs and Policy Counselor, serves as director of the program. According to Laguarda, “We were very pleased with the first year of our Research Program. We look forward to the second year of our program and awarding more research awards which will add to the public debate about major issues now confronting industry, policymakers, and stakeholders.”
Individuals and teams of researchers who are interested in applying for a research stipend can find more information and the specific research topics at www.twcresearchprogram.com. Applicants are asked to write a three page summary outlining their approach to one of the topics and to submit a brief resume for each author. Multidisciplinary teams are encouraged, to provide the broadest possible insights. The 2011 deadlines for submission of applications are April 1, 2011 and November 1, 2011.
“With the completion of the first year of research stipends and the commissioning of five essays in 2010 which were published in the December issue of the Federal Communications Law Journal, we believe that the Time Warner Cable Research Program on Digital Communications is off to an excellent start,” said Laguarda. “The time continues to be ripe for an enhanced debate about the future of digital communications in our nation.”
About the Time Warner Cable Research Program on Digital Communications
The Time Warner Cable Research Program on Digital Communications awards stipends to foster research dedicated to increasing understanding of the benefits and challenges facing the future of digital technologies in the home, office, classroom and community. Individual researchers affiliated with universities and not-for-profits are eligible to apply for the stipends. More information about the program can be found at www.twcresearchprogram.com and by following http://twitter.com/TWC_RP.
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 more than 14 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, through its NaviSite subsidiary, 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.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmediasales.com.