Purchase a modem from a retailer. Once you properly connect your new modem to the coax cable in your home, you can install the modem yourself by following on screen instructions. Get started with this how to guide.Get Started
We understand that setting up your home network and WiFi for optimal access and speed is key to enjoying your RCN Internet service. Internet equipment options and home networking services offer you a choice for best connectivity, security and ease of Internet use.
*Experienced speeds may vary. For complete details click here.
A professional installation by RCN will ensure your internet is properly installed and that you’re receiving optimal speeds. Every installation is performed by a friendly and expert SCTE certified technician and when it’s most convenient for you with two-hour service windows! Self-install and equipment pick-up is also available at one of our convenient local payment centers.
Modem DOCSIS Type
Up to & including 330 Mbps
500 Mbps or higher
Currently the Motorola MB8600 is not compatible with the RCN network. We continue to work with the manufacturers to certify the modems, and will update when this is completed. EURODOCSIS cable modems are not supported in the United States.
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Leased equipment must be returned to RCN if service is canceled. More information on returning equipment.
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