RCN/Grande Closes Acquisition of Wave Broadband

January 24, 2018 — KIRKLAND, Wash. & FORT WORTH, Texas & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RCN/Grande, a nationwide broadband service platform controlled by TPG Capital, today closed its previously announced partnership with Wave Broadband (Wave). Wave is a leading regional broadband fiber company offering a full suite of...Learn More

$2.3B Wave Broadband Acquisition by RCN Will Create Sixth Largest Cable Broadband Operator

In its latest deal, TPG Capital is backing RCN’s $2.3 billion Wave Broadband acquisition. Wave Broadband will join TPG Capital’s cable and broadband portfolio, which also already includes RCN and Grande Communications – two operators that, like Wave, are focused on multi-play offerings including broadband...Learn More

1 Gigabit Internet Speed Now Available in Massachusetts from RCN

BOSTON, MA – March 20, 2017 – RCN Boston, a leading provider of Internet, digital TV and phone services announced today the launching of 1 Gigabit Internet speed service for only $69.99 per month. The 1 Gigabit service also comes with no contract required, easy...Learn More

2016: A Big Year for Telecom M&A

The past year was a big one for telecom M&A. Telecompetitor covered more than two dozen mergers and acquisitions in 2016 and they involved numerous facets of the industry. Here’s a summary of key trends and how they are reshaping the communications service provider playing...Learn More

RCN, Grande Acquisition Highlights Hot Regional Cable MSO Consolidation Trend

A regional cable MSO consolidation move by TPG Capital will create a new top ten cable MSO in the U.S. after a deal to acquire RCN and Grande Communications closes. TPG, a private equity firm with $70 billion in assets under management, is buying the...Learn More

RCN, Verizon Top List of Best ISPs for Business

PC Magazine readers rated RCN at the top of the list of the best ISPs for business, followed closely by Verizon Fios. This was the second year PC Magazine ranked the best ISPs for business. Last year Verizon Fios earned top honors. Verizon Fios’s 2016...Learn More

Talen Energy Partners with RCN Business

Lehigh Valley, PA – June 27, 2016 – RCN Business, a communications provider offering a full suite of Internet, voice, video and network solutions to businesses of all sizes, announces today that it has partnered with Talen Energy, a local electricity supplier in Pennsylvania, to...Learn More

RCN Business Deploys 110 Mbps Internet Tier Across all of its Markets

Princeton, NJ – June 30, 2015 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today it has deployed 110 Mbps Internet service across all of its business markets, including Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Lehigh Valley, Pa., New York...Learn More

RCN Offers Caller ID on TiVo Service

Princeton, NJ (June 17, 2014) – RCN, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, digital TV and phone services, is now making available to customers at no additional charge its Caller ID on TiVo service. Launching this week, this feature will be available to new and...Learn More

Cable MSOs Launch Netflix Channel

QUINCY, Mass. and PRINCETON, N.J.– April 25, 2014 – Atlantic Broadband, Grande Communications and RCN today announced partnerships with Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) to enable their customers to easily find and watch the best shows and movies from Netflix through the same set-top box used...Learn More

RCN Earns MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification

Princeton, NJ – April 8, 2014 – RCN Business, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, voice, video and network solutions, announces today that it has achieved the Metro Ethernet Forum’s (MEF) rigorous Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification. Achieving MEF CE 2.0 certification indicates the...Learn More

RCN Increases Internet Upload Speeds

Princeton, NJ (March 11, 2014) – RCN, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, digital TV and phone services announced today that it has substantially increased Internet upload speeds for most of its residential Internet customers as a free upgrade. RCN customers will experience the following...Learn More

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