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Stonepeak Closes Acquisition of Astound Broadband

New York, N.Y. and Princeton, N.J. – August 19, 2021 Stonepeak, a leading alternative investment firm specializing in infrastructure and real assets, today closed its previously announced $8.1 billion acquisition of Astound Broadband (Astound), the sixth largest U.S. cable operator in the United States, operating leading regional providers RCN, Grande Communications (Grande), Wave Broadband (Wave) and enTouch Systems (enTouch). READ MORE

Garberville, Redway, and Benbow to Get Gigabit Speed Internet Service for First Time

GARBERVILLE, CA – August 9, 2021 – Wave Broadband, a leading provider of fiber and broadband services on the West Coast, today announced that it will bring the Garberville, Redway, and Benbow communities access to gigabit speed internet for the very first time. Wave, which recently upgraded its network infrastructure throughout the area to accommodate higher speeds, plans to make the increased speeds available beginning mid-August. READ MORE

Astound Broadband to Acquire Select Assets of WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone, Adding Chicago and Key Indiana, Maryland Markets to Nationwide Fiber Network

PRINCETON, NJ – JUNE 30, 2021 – Astound Broadband, the sixth largest cable operator in the United States (doing business as RCN, Grande Communications, and Wave Broadband), today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the Chicago, IL, Evansville, IN, and Anne Arundel, MD assets of WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone for $661 million. In total, these assets comprise approximately 128,000 residential and business customers, more than 700,000 homes passed and 5,700 miles of plant. The company expects the transaction to close later this year. READ MORE

RCN, Grande Communications, Wave Broadband and enTouch Give You the Power to Win, with Debut of Pro Gaming WiFi Service

PRINCETON, N.J. – June 2, 2021 – RCN, Grande, Wave and enTouch, award-winning providers of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services, today announced the availability of their new Pro Gaming WiFi service. Powered by NETGEAR Nighthawk® Pro Gaming XR1000 WiFi 6 Router, paired with RCN, Grande, Wave and enTouch’s ultra-high-speed internet, it offers even more flexibility to home entertainment options, delivering a better gaming, streaming and video conferencing experience for residential customers. Packed with advanced gaming features, Nighthawk Pro Gaming router with WiFi 6 enables the capability for more devices to connect and stream simultaneously, with optimal speed and reliability, and efficiently packing and scheduling data. READ MORE

RCN, Grande, Wave and enTouch Join the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

PRINCETON, NJ – May 12, 2021 – RCNGrandeWave and enTouch, award-winning providers of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services across the U.S., have joined the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP) to ensure members of its communities maintain connectivity and have access to the internet needed to work and attend school remotely from home during the COVID-19 health emergency. READ MORE

RCN, Grande and Wave Boost Speeds for Internet First Customers At No Cost

PRINCETON, NJ – March 24, 2021 – RCNGrande and Wave, award-winning providers of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services across the U.S., today announced that Internet First customers, both new and existing, are receiving a significant speed increase – double the speed of their current package – for no additional cost or required action. Internet First delivers reliably fast internet for just $9.95 per month to qualifying low-income households eligible for assistance programs like SNAP, Medicaid, or WIC.

Launched in April 2020 to help households impacted by COVID-19, the Internet First program provides affordable internet options to families and students in low-income households. The program delivers reliable access to RCN, Grande and Wave’s award-winning internet for eligible customers, enabling them to continue school and work, access educational resources and more. READ MORE

Stonepeak Announces Agreement to Acquire Astound Broadband from TPG for $8.1 Billion

Princeton, N.J. – November 1, 2020 – Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners (Stonepeak), a private equity firm specializing in infrastructure investing, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Astound Broadband (Astound), the sixth largest U.S. cable operator in the United States that operates leading regional providers RCN, Grande, Wave and enTouch. Stonepeak will acquire the company from TPG Capital and Patriot Media Management for $8.1 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021 and is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals.

Stonepeak is partnering with Patriot Media, the industry-leading management team headed by Steve Simmons and Jim Holanda that currently manages Astound. READ MORE

Live TV Without Cable: RCN, Grande Communications and Wave Broadband Launch TiVo Stream 4K

PRINCETON, N.J. – Oct. 15, 2020 RCN, Grande and Wave, award-winning providers of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services across the U.S., today announced the availability of the industry-changing TiVo Stream 4K™ device, an integrated and easy-to-use streaming device providing quick access to top streaming apps including Netflix, Prime Video and Disney+, and live TV from SLING TV. The new device will be paired with RCN, Grande and Wave’s ultra-high-speed internet and exclusive offers to bring even more flexibility to home entertainment options.

The TiVo Stream 4K brings together shows and movies from your favorite services, whether live or streaming, on one screen through the intuitive TiVo interface and guide – creating a unique and comprehensive platform, especially for internet-only customers… READ MORE

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About Wave

Wave is a leading provider of high-speed internet, video and phone services on the West Coast, serving customers in communities in Washington, Oregon, and California.

Wave, founded in 2003, is part of WaveDivision Holdings, LLC, which currently serves over 455,000 residential and business customers in Washington, Oregon, Sacramento, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Owned and operated by local industry leaders, WaveDivision Holdings supports its customers with decades of cable know-how. Its mission is to provide 100% of its cable systems with the latest technologies and upgrades including high-speed internet, digital cable, home phone service, international programming, DVR, HDTV, and TV On Demand services.

WaveDivision Holdings strives to link customers to what they enjoy most at competitive prices. Our customers choose from a variety of money-saving packages and receive valuable discounts when combining multiple services. We also provide 24-hour local, professional service and support, 7 days a week.

Wave is continually improving our products and services, as well as being an active contributor to the success of our serviced communities through charitable events and programs. If you have any questions about WaveDivision Holdings or the services it provides, please contact us.

Wave currently serves over 140 cities in Washington, Oregon and California

Wave is for Net Neutrality.

We practice internet freedom – we always have, and we always will.


Are you someone who’d like to be part of a dynamic industry, filled with opportunity? Are you interested in leading the way with the latest innovations in digital communications, broadband technology and fiber-optic services?

If so, join our team of talented sales professionals and technicians. The Wave team is seeking top-tier qualified candidates across a variety of disciplines. If you’ve got what it takes to become part of our family, apply to one of our job openings today via our brand new Career Board where you’ll have the opportunity to apply for jobs within our 3 nation-wide brands: Wave, RCN, and Grande Communications!

Take Care of Each Other

It is part of our Mission Statement, but more importantly, it is what we believe in. At Grande Communications, RCN and Wave Broadband we believe in the power of equality, the power of diversity and different viewpoints, the power in creating a culture where everyone feels and is included. Together we strive daily to create an inclusive and diverse workplace for our employees, our customers and our community.