WOW now offering gigabit internet in metro Detroit

DETROIT — The cable TV, internet and phone provider WOW, formerly known as Wide Open West, has announced the avalability of one gigabit-per-second internet service to its residential and business customers in metro Detroit.

“We’re seeing an increasing number of families and individuals that have heavy data demands due to multiple Internet-enabled devices in the home,” said Terrell Priester, Detroit operations xirector for WOW. “Our 1 Gig Internet service will allow those users to game, stream, chat, shop or browse without having to worry about slow loading times or buffering. And WOW 1 Gig is free of data caps.”

When paired with the appropriate equipment and compatible devices, a 1-gig internet connection can allow users to download a full length HD movie in 36 seconds or 25 songs in 1 second.

With bandwidth requirements for businesses expected to increase by 30 percent each year, WOW 1 Gig gives customers the flexibility to expand their internet connections along with their growing business so that small business customers can enjoy enterprise-level speeds at a small business price.

For more information on WOW’s 1-gig Internet service for Detroit residents, visit wowway.com/gigtopia.

For more information on WOW’s 1-gig Business service, visit wowforbusiness.com.

In metro Detroit, WOW service is available in the following communities: Allen Park, Berkley, Canton Township, Centerline, Clawson, Clinton Township, Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Eastpointe, Farmington, Ferndale, Fraser, Garden City, Grosse Ile Township, Harrison Township, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Lincoln Park, Madison Heights, Melvindale, Mt. Clemens, Northville, Northville Township, Pleasant Ridge, Plymouth, Plymouth Township, Riverview, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Roseville, Royal Oak, Shelby Township, St. Clair Shores, Southgate, Sterling Heights, Taylor, Trenton, Troy, Utica, Warren, Wayne, Westland and Woodhaven.

WOW’s service area includes more than three million residents of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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