Press Release

PRINCETON, New Jersey (PRWEB)November 10, 2016 — RCN, an award-winning provider of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services, has announced the availability of 1 Gigabit internet speeds to D.C. Metro residents in each of its serviceable areas, including Washington D.C., Montgomery County, Maryland, Falls Church and the Braemar community in Bristow, Virginia. With no contracts, easy installation and affordable pricing; it will be quick and simple to access a new generation of fast internet speeds in RCN residential serviceable areas in Washington D.C. for the first time. By offering 1 Gigabit internet speeds RCN is again redefining the fastest and most cost-effective advanced internet services.

As the holiday season approaches and family time increases, the average home – which now has 7.8 internet connected devices – will be competing for speed and bandwidth even more. Introducing 1 Gigabit into D.C. homes will transform the way users holiday shop, download and stream movies, songs and TV shows. 1 Gigabit provides more total bandwidth to the home, resulting in better performance. With download speeds of 1,000 Mbps, users can download a two-hour movie in seconds and operate multiple devices simultaneously with ease.

New network technology DOCSIS 3.1 makes it possible for RCN residential customers to receive Gigabit speeds through the same wiring they already have in their homes.

“The fastest Internet speeds in the market are now available to the D.C. area where reliable, uninterrupted and high performance speed is in high demand,” said Sanford Ames, Jr., senior vice president and general manager of RCN D.C. Metro. “We recognize our customer’s need for speed is getting stronger with multiple devices, Over-The-Top (OTT) video content, smart homes and more. By integrating the newest technologies, RCN remains unrivalled in D.C. innovation. RCN 1 Gig customers will notice a big difference in the way they access the internet and share bandwidth in the home.”

RCN’s Gigabit internet residential service is now available with pricing starting at just $69.99/month for 12 months. The affordable packages require no contracts. Those interested in signing up for 1 Gigabit internet service can do so by calling 1-800-RING-RCN or by visiting

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