Patriot Media Ups Internet Speeds Again!

3/10/2006

Somerset, NJ — Patriot Media high-speed internet customers received another confirmation that they enjoy one of the fastest internet services in the country. Now with internet download speeds of up to 7 Mbps and up to 1 Mbps uploads for basic internet, and even higher level internet speeds up to 12 Mbps for downloads available, Patriot Media continues to be a leader in high-speed communications! 

Patriot Media is a power player in the high-speed provider game as one of the few companies in the country to more than double their internet speeds in less than one year, moving from 3 Mbps downloads in early 2005 to 7 Mbps as of last week. Uploads speeds also increased from 512 Kbps to 1 Mbps during the same timeframe. 

In discussing these recent upgrades, Jim Holanda, President of Patriot Media stated, “We are so pleased to offer our customers a superior communications network and additional speed, enabling them to more fully enjoy and use the web. We have been able to leverage our tremendous network platform to deliver continued customer satisfaction and the very best in technology.” 

Patriot Media also provides security tools to its’ internet customers at no additional cost, including Antivirus Protection, Spyware Removal, Parental Access Controls, Firewalls and Pop-Up Blockers. 

Located in Somerset, Patriot Media operates in 31 communities in Somerset, Hunterdon, Morris and Mercer counties. In addition to offering high-speed internet service, the company also is a provider of digital phone service, digital and high definition cable TV, personal video recorders, and movies, events, and free content On Demand. Its’ locally-based customer service center is staffed 24/7 and can be reached at 1-866-PAT-1776. 

About Patriot Media

Patriot Media & Communications CNJ, LLC is a privately-held company formed in 2002 by cable veteran Steven J. Simmons and Spectrum Equity Investors, a private equity firm specializing in media and communications investments. Patriot Media owns and operates the cable system in Central New Jersey, providing cable television and high-speed internet services to over 118,000 homes with 2,700 miles of plant. Additional information can be found at www.patmedia.net