June 11, 2018
1 Gig Internet Now Available to All Blue Ridge Customers.
Palmerton, Pa – June 4, 2018 – Blue Ridge Communications announces the completion of its 12-month Gig project to bring 1 Gig Internet speed to its entire service area. It is the only provider offering 1 Gig Internet speeds – the fastest on the market – in the majority of the areas it serves.
Since its founding in 1950, Blue Ridge’s mission has been to bring state of the art technology and services to its local communities – northeastern and southeastern Pennsylvania – including many rural areas underserved by other providers.
“Our 1 Gig launch represents our commitment to continued investment in our network and infrastructure. In Q1 of 2017, we doubled our speeds. In Q3, we introduced HomeFi℠ and in doing so became the first MSO to offer a whole home wifi solution with eero™, and now we are excited to offer a new tier of service deploying Docsis 3.1 technology. The Blue Ridge community is home for us,” says Mark Masenheimer, VP of Operations for Blue Ridge. “We are deeply invested in this region and the people who live and work here.”
One Gig or 1,000 mbps is the latest upgrade from Blue Ridge to make sure its customers – families and businesses alike – have the very best. One Gig is the speed of the future. With the ability to download an HD movie in just 40 seconds, it’s faster than many customers need right now, and stands ready for the demands customers will place on it in years to come with more devices, bigger files, and an insatiable need for 24/7 connectivity without slowdowns.
Masenheimer adds, “We don’t ever want our customers to feel like they’re missing out because of where they live. If you want it, Blue Ridge has it and you can too.”
Always looking to the future, Blue Ridge continues to explore opportunities to launch new technologies and build up the local infrastructure, keeping its customers and community at the technological forefront.
As the nation's 18th largest cable company, Blue Ridge Communications is on the cutting edge of home entertainment and information services - providing northeastern and southeastern Pennsylvania with an array of services, including digital TV, high-speed Internet, digital phone, Dream TV powered by TiVo® and Smart Home services.