About Wave | High Speed Internet, TV, Home PhoneJune 2, 2021
RCN, Grande, Wave and enTouch Join the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
PRINCETON, NJ – May 12, 2021 – RCN, Grande, Wave 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 – RCN, Grande 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
RCN, Grande Communications and Wave Broadband Conclude Acquisition of EnTouch Systems
PRINCETON, N.J. – September 18, 2020 – RCN, Grande and Wave, award-winning providers of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services across the U.S., today finalized its previously announced acquisition of EnTouch Systems, Inc. (EnTouch). The agreement adds residential and business services in Houston, TX to the organization’s joint service portfolio, as well as approximately 22,000 customers to its coverage area in Texas. This closely follows another September announcement that RCN, Grande and Wave surpassed the milestone of serving more than one million customers nationwide.
“With the acquisition of EnTouch, the company will be joining the Grande Communications eco-system, which also includes RCN and Wave Broadband, allowing customers to take advantage of Grande’s higher internet speeds and streaming services,” said Jim Holanda, CEO… READ MORE
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.
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.