About Wave | High Speed Internet, TV, Home PhoneNovember 19, 2020
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
RCN, Grande Communications and Wave Broadband Reach One Million Customer Milestone
PRINCETON, N.J. – September 8, 2020 – RCN, Grande and Wave, leading business and residential providers of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services across seven of the top 10 DMAs the U.S., today announced that it has reached the milestone of serving one million customers.
“Since the day RCN, Grande and Wave joined forces, our combined focus has been to provide business and residential customers with a superior option for powerful and reliable connectivity, backed by exceptional fiber-based infrastructure and localized expertise and support,” said Jim Holanda, CEO of RCN, Grande and Wave… READ MORE
Wave Broadband Receives Top Residential and Business ISP Honors and Readers’ Choice Awards
SEATTLE, WA – August 20, 2020 – Wave Broadband, an award-winning provider of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services on the West Coast., today announced a series of recognitions in PCMag’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards and PCMag’s Business Choice Awards.
According to PCMag, the largest professional reviewer of consumer electronics and technology products worldwide, and its readers, Wave was ranked among the top Best Internet Service Providers (ISP) of the year… READ MORE
Wave Broadband, RCN and Grande Communications Commit $100K to Support Feeding America®
SEATTLE, WA – May 21, 2020 – Wave Broadband, a leading provider of fiber and broadband services, with its family of companies including RCN and Grande, will pledge $100,000 total to Feeding America® to support local food banks in their service areas. Additionally, Wave will be running Feeding America’s advertisements on its cable network free of charge to help raise awareness and further support fundraising.
This pledge from Wave, RCN and Grande is intended to help the communities within each of their respective service areas and to bring awareness to the food shortages they are faced with today… READ MORE
Wave Broadband Extends COVID-19 Response Policies to June 30
SEATTLE, WA – May 4, 2020– Wave Broadband, a leading provider of fiber and broadband services, announced it will extend its commitments through June 30 to ensure business and residential customers remain connected to the internet during the COVID-19 crisis.
Originally announced on April 6, the company made the following commitments that will now be extended through June 30, 2020. Wave Broadband is offering free internet and WiFi for 60 days to all qualifying low-income households, especially students in low income households who do not already subscribe to the company’s internet service and who enroll in the Internet First program…. 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!