RCN Business Launches Wavelength Division Multiplexing

Innovative connectivity solution provides unlimited bandwidth and unmatched scalability and reliability for businesses

Princeton, NJ – July 9, 2018 - RCN Business, an award-winning communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, has announced the immediate availability of innovative and convenient Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) to each of its serviceable markets including Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia (Delaware County), Lehigh Valley (PA), Washington, D.C., and New York City.

WDM is a technology that simultaneously transmits a number of signals into a single fiber using different wavelengths. RCN’s WDM provides high-speed, reliable and secure end-to-end connectivity with up to 100 Gigabits between locations and data centers, addressing key challenges for businesses such as deploying additional bandwidth, maintaining security, attaining greater data control and staying on budget.

“With RCN’s Wavelength Division Multiplexing, our customers control the network by choosing the specific route to create the shortest path for data to travel, thereby minimizing latency and increasing the security of data,” said, Patrick Knorr, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, RCN Business. “RCN is dedicated to its customers’ success, and to succeed, they need more bandwidth. This offering allows our customers to maximize their growth with technology on the forefront of the industry and stop worrying about scalability and downtime. Traditional bandwidth plans simply do not provide these opportunities.”

With WDM, businesses no longer need to rely on an Ethernet route that may take different paths to get its data to its network. Customers can create their own path for data, ensuring lightning-fast downloads while allowing for more diversity within the network. The service is wholly customizable, and paths can be as diverse as necessary.

RCN’s extensive fiber footprint, assets, routes and secure rights-of-way provide what’s necessary to maintain mission-critical applications and grow seamlessly. To learn more, please visit http://www.rcn.com/business or call a representative at 877-726-7000.

About RCN Business
RCN Business provides industry-leading high-speed internet, voice, video and network solutions to businesses of all sizes. Delivered through a wholly owned, state-of-the-art fiber-rich network and supported by 100% U.S.-based customer service, RCN Business serves businesses in Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia (Delaware County), Lehigh Valley (PA), Washington, D.C., and New York City. RCN Business received the Metro Ethernet Forum’s CE 2.0 certification in the E-Line, E-LAN and E-Access categories in 2014.

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