While Wi-Fi has improved over the last five years, it’s still not perfect. A wired connection will always be faster than Wi-Fi. With a wired connection there’s nothing coming between your device and your Internet signal.
Recommended Equipment: DOCSIS 3.0 or higher certified modem. Minimum of eight channels downstream and two channels upstream is advised.
Click on a device to see how much bandwidth it can use.*
*Internet download speeds may vary and are not guaranteed. Observed speeds may vary based on device connection & other factors outside of RCN’s control. High-speed modem required for RCN High-Speed Internet service. If a data outlet is needed, an additional outlet fee may apply in addition to applicable installation fees. Actual speeds may vary; stated speeds are up to subscribed to/stated speed and are not guaranteed. The actual range and reliability of a wireless network is affected by a number of factors. Downstream data speed may be affected by whether the data accessed is cached or non-cached; Internet-related factors, such as the location and configuration of each accessed server; internal network factors, including customer compliance with RCN usage policies set forth in the acceptable usage policy; the level of overall traffic; and the customer’s computer configuration. RCN's FCC Network Management Disclosure makes available information regarding our network management practices and the performance and commercial terms of our Internet access services to enable you to make informed choices regarding the purchase and use of our services, in accordance with Part 8 of the Rules of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
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* Devices shown may not be capable of delivering the speeds referenced above. Device speed capability source: http://www.cspire.com
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