Fernando Laguarda

Vice President, External Affairs and Policy Counselor

Vice President, External Affairs and Policy Counselor

The Women’s History Month Tech Fair and Our Commitment to STEM

Recently, Time Warner Cable was thrilled to take part in the Federal Communications Commission’s Women’s History Month Tech Fair in Washington, DC. TWC joined Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), Discovery Communications, Comcast, the National Cable and Telecommunications Association and others at the FCC. The...

WiFi Expansion Faces Spectrum Crunch

In October, Time Warner Cable’s Research Program on Digital Communications was proud to release Solving the Spectrum Crunch by Michael Calabrese, Director of the Wireless Future Project at the New America Foundation. The paper focused on a looming problem in our nation’s telecommunications policy; the ever increasing demand for licensed and...

Time Warner Cable’s Drive to Diversity

I recently had the privilege of taking part in the Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ) national conference in Los Angeles. The event broadly focused on “Civil Rights for the Next Generation,” giving us a chance to engage with and learn from young people who...

Time Warner Cable Commits to Hiring Veteran Spouses With Military Spouse Employment Partnership

On Tuesday November 5th, I had the opportunity to represent Time Warner Cable in joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, a public-private alliance focusing on hiring and promoting spouses of active duty military. The unemployment rate of this population is 26%, more than three...

How We’re Promoting Broadband Adoption in Urban America

Tomorrow, we’re participating in The National Urban League’s Urban Ideas Forum 2013 at the National Public Radio Headquarters. The afternoon session will be about advancing a Broadband Agenda for Urban America. As a leading provider of video, broadband and voice services in the U.S.,...

Calling for More Unlicensed Spectrum to Support Future Communication Needs

The cable industry has invested heavily in the deployment of more than 200,000 Wi-Fi access points across the country, with more deployed every day. In addition to individual company deployments, five cable providers teamed up in 2012 to provide reciprocal wireless broadband access using...

Web Portal Highlights Disabled Access to TWC Services

At Time Warner Cable, our mission is to connect people with information, entertainment and each other and give customers control in ways that are simple and easy. In 2010, Congress enacted landmark legislation that lined up nicely with this objective. The 21st Century Video...

Focus on Broadband Adoption: More to Do, More to Learn

Broadband is a tremendous American success story. Cable facilities offering high speed data services reach 93 percent of American homes. Since 1996, Time Warner Cable (TWC) has invested billions of dollars to facilitate and improve high-speed Internet access service and enhance deployment in the...

Getting More From Television for Customers Who Are Blind or Have Vision Loss

Beginning next month, Time Warner Cable will be part of a national effort to make it easier for our customers who are among the 22 million Americans who are blind or have vision loss to enjoy television better. And you can help. Starting July...

TWC Digital Research Program: The Week That Was

It was quite a week for the Time Warner Cable Research Program on Digital Communications. Begun in 2010 to fuel debate and find solutions to issues that digital technologies are facing and will face in the future, the Research Program awards $20,000 stipends twice...