Current Report
pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 8, 2013
tw telecom inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification Number)
10475 Park Meadows Drive Littleton, Colorado 80124
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (303) 566-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

On January 8, 2013, tw telecom holdings inc. (“twtc”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, entered into a real estate lease with Denver United LLC for a total of approximately 161,200 square feet in Lone Tree, Colorado for its National Operations Center, customer care and call center and general office support.  twtc intends to relocate its  National Operations Center to the new location in Littleton, Colorado shortly prior to October 2015 when the lease at its current facility in Greenwood Village, Colorado expires.  twtc will take possession of 33,300 square feet of the new location in January 2013, and will take possession of the remaining approximately127,900 square feet of the building during the summer of 2015.  The initial term of the lease expires October 31, 2030, with two ten-year renewal options available thereafter.  The lease provides twtc with certain rent concessions and tenant improvement allowances.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
tw telecom inc.
/s/ Tina Davis
Tina Davis
Senior Vice President and
Deputy General Counsel

January 9, 2013