Astound Broadband Powered by RCN
  • Affordable plans
  • High speeds
  • Flexible bundles
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Astound Broadband Powered by RCN Overview

Residential Communications Network (RCN) is changing its name to better reflect what it has to offer. Introducing Astound Broadband Powered by RCN. Astound Broadband is an internet service provider that offers internet, TV, and phone services to residential customers. We did the research on RCN products and services to help you decide which plan is right for you.

Internet

Astound Broadband Internet

  • Plans starting at $29.99/mo.
  • Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Whole-home WiFi coverage
TV

Astound Broadband Streaming TV

  • Up to 300+ channels
  • Record up to 6 shows at once
  • Customize channel lineup
Bundles

Astound Broadband Bundles

  • Double & Triple Play options
  • Big discounts on all bundles
  • Free installations

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Astound Broadband Powered by RCN: Most Affordable Internet 

Are you considering Astound Broadband for your home or business? You’ll be happy to know that it has multiple internet plans to choose from though pricing and plans available will depend on your location. It primarily uses a cable internet network to deliver its internet and TV services, however, it does have DSL and fiber-optic networks in select areas for faster, more reliable speeds. Astound Broadband offers flexible plans at affordable rates starting at just $25.99/mo.

For those looking to bundle services, Astound Broadband Powered by RCN makes things simple by bundling all your communications needs into one plan, so you only have one monthly bill, under one provider, and at a discounted price. You’ll also enjoy unlimited data, free installations, and whole-home WiFi coverage when you switch. Compare the pros and cons below to decide what internet plan is right for you.

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Astound Broadband  Coverage Area

RCN is part of Astound Broadband’s network that includes over 31,000 miles of fiber in 8 out of 10 major metro areas in the US. Astound Broadband Powered by RCN offers services in 7 states including Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington D.C. Offering a mix of DSL, cable, and fiber internet options, it’s a trusted provider in the Northeast.

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  • check_circleFlexible bundles
  • check_circleWhole-home WiFi coverage

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  • cancelLimited availability
  • cancelNo symmetrical speeds

Astound Broadband Company Details

RCN, originally known as Residential Communications Network, was founded in 1993 in Princeton, New Jersey, and is the first American overbuild provider of bundled communications services over its own fiber-optic network. As of 2021, RCN is changing its name to better reflect what and who it is: Astound Broadband Powered by RCN. Astound Broadband offers telecommunications services that include internet, TV & phone plans.

Astound Broadband Powered by RCN Customer Support

Depending on your inquiry, Astound Broadband Powered by RCN is available 24/7 to its customers. To learn more about its services and products, you can reach a customer representative directly through their Live Chat online during normal business hours Monday through Friday. For all technical-related questions, you can reach their 24/7 support line at 1-800-RING-RCN (1-800-746-4726).

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Astound Broadband Powered by RCN FAQs

Astound Broadband Powered by RCN offers DSL, cable, and fiber internet services to select areas within its coverage area. For current options, enter your zip code to check for availability.

Astound Broadband Powered by RCN internet service is available in select areas throughout 7 states in its coverage area. Major cities you can find it in include Chicago, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C.

Each has its own selling points. Xfinity offers faster max speeds compared to Astound Broadband Powered by RCN internet with download speeds up to 2 Gigs. However, you’ll find that Astound Broadband is more likely to offer cheaper prices overall when you consider cost per Mbps.

Yes. Astound Broadband Powered by RCN does use a fiber-optic network in select areas throughout its service area. Of course, pricing and availability are dependent on your location. If you live in an area with fiber available, you may get gigabit speeds up to 940 Mbps. If you do not live in a fiber area, Astound Broadband still offers DSL and cable internet to most of its coverage area.

No. Astound Broadband has unlimited data, so customers can enjoy their service without the hassle of data caps, overage fees, or throttling speeds.