RCN Business Now Offering Its Fastest Internet Speed for Businesses in New York City

Leading communications provider ups the ante for small and medium sized enterprises with 500 Mbps

NEW YORK, NY – October 18, 2017 - RCN Business, a two-time PC Mag award-winning provider of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services, today announced the immediate availability of 500 Mbps internet to small and medium sized businesses (SMB) in New York City through the company’s wholly-owned fiber-rich network. This increase provides RCN SMB customers in each of its serviceable areas, including Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, with their fastest internet speed options yet.

Business owners have demonstrated a growing need for high-capacity internet access to support data increases and their numerous devices, including laptops, smartphones, registers and other equipment. With more employees using their personal devices at work, for work, the need for faster WiFi is growing at record speeds. By the year 2017, BYOD will grow from a $67 billion market to a $181 billion market, according to Markets & Markets.

RCN’s 500 Mbps internet provides a high-performance connection that delivers unrivalled value over a platform designed to expand with a business’s future internet needs. Faster internet speeds enable users to upload and download files quickly, conduct crystal-clear conference calls and experience buffer-free video streaming.

“Our SMB customers want to stand apart from their competition, so we are providing them with internet speed that exceed today’s demands,” said Bruce Abbott, vice president and general manager of RCN New York. “Our 500 Mbps internet speeds provide businesses with significantly faster and more powerful speeds, allowing employees to stream, download, and connect like never before. That level of speed improvement within a company is noticed internally and externally. RCN remains committed to providing economical and innovative products and services.”

RCN’s 500 Mbps internet service is now available in New York City with pricing starting at just $134.99/month for 12 months with unlimited phone for only $5/month more. For more information, call 1-800-RING-RCN or by visit https://www.rcn.com/business/.

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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