We'll install your network connection with the cable modem of your choosing. Professional technicians will install your service and you'll also get free 24/7 technical help. You'll need to make sure your computer meets our recommended system requirements and decide if you want wireless Internet in your home.
Cable Modem Service
We use fiber-optic cables to provide Internet access, with greater bandwidth than DSL, resulting in a faster online experience. We provide and install a high-quality cable modem, proven to deliver a fast connection.
If at anytime you decide to use your own cable modem, you must return the one we installed in your home to one of our payment centers.
Bring Your Own Cable Modem
If you want to use your own cable modem, you can choose to install it yourself or have one of our professional technicians install it at the time of your high-speed Internet installation. While many models will work on our network, some will simply work better. To achieve optimal performance, we recommend you purchase one of our preferred cable modems.
What kind of cable modem should I purchase?
If you would like to use your own cable modem, we recommend purchasing a cable modem that is Docsis 2.0* certified or higher.
Our advanced fiber-optic network and the cable modem installed in your home deliver a fast Internet connection, but your computer plays an important part. To ensure functional and optimal performance, check to see if your computer meets our recommended system requirements.
Does my computer meet the minimum requirements?
Getting a wireless Internet connection is easy. A wireless router is installed in your home with Internet access for up to four devices including personal computers and game consoles. Installation includes device configuration. And for telecommuters and serious online gamers, we also offer static IP service.
Tips For Getting a Faster Internet Connection
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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. A fully configured 10 Base-T Ethernet card must be installed in subscriber’s computer prior to the installation of the cable modem. Actual speeds may vary and are not guaranteed.