D.C. Gets Starpower Home Networking


Starpower Communications LLC announced Tuesday that it has launched home networking in the Washington, D.C., area.

The company’s cable-modem services -- including "MegaModem," with download speeds up to 3 megabits per second -- can now be shared between multiple PCs or Web devices within a single customer's home.

The operator serves Washington, D.C.; Falls Church, Va.; and Montgomery County, Md.

Starpower is a joint venture between RCN Corp. and Pepco Communications L.L.C., a wholly owned but separate affiliate of Pepco Holdings Inc.