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The 5 Best Telecommunications Companies in Washington D.C.

The 5 Best Telecommunications Companies in Washington D.C.
With so much on the line, you have every right to expect calls that aren't dropped, better wait times, and options to get them to the right employee faster as you search for the best telecommunications company in Washington, D.C.
Your organization deserves all of those things, plus the ability to handle conference calls (video and audio), and a wide range of other vital technologies
With so many expecting the best from you, choosing from telecommunications companies in the Washington, D.C. area can be an overwhelming task. Besides the mind-numbing number of choices, you also have to justify the switch and get everyone’s buy-in regarding the change. And that means you need to know who the best choices are.

Which Telecommunications Companies in Washington, D.C. Are the Best?

Washington, D.C. has a lot of telecommunications options, but unfortunately, not all are created equal. Many claim to provide top-tier services, only for their customers to suffer excessive downtimes, a lack of customer support, and less transparency in the billing.
So instead of combing through an extensive group of providers, we've compiled a list of the top five telecommunications companies in the Washington, D.C. area.

Atlantech Online

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Atlantech Online is a Washington, D.C. area provider of fiber, voice, and data center services. We're biased, but we are known for customer service that truly goes the extra mile, including 24/7/365 live expert support.
Atlantech delivers phone calls and broadband Internet service on our managed high-speed, high-bandwidth fiber network. Businesses in the Washington, D.C. area rely on us when it comes to Internet connectivity, data center, and VoIP (Voice-over-Internet-Protocol) phone service.
While we are smaller than national companies with similar consolidated products, this size is an advantage to our customers in the Washington, D.C. area.
As a provider of telecommunications services, we can deliver Gig-speed services, and we can get it set up fast. If your building isn't already fiber lit, we can still get you set up within 30 days.
Recently, we gained a customer because the company waited for six months for one of the big telecom corporations to install SIP trunks. They finally got fed up and called us. We had them up and running in two weeks.
Additionally, we provide customized solutions to fit your business rather than the cookie-cutter packages of national companies. And when you couple that service with the reliability of our business voice, performance of our data centers, transparent billing, and service bundling, you've got a powerhouse option for your telecommunications.
You can learn more about our Unified Communications services here and check out our pricing options here.
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Verizon, has become a household name as one of nation's largest providers. They deliver a reliable network and can serve as an enterprise solution for your telecommunications requirements.
Through Verizon Fios, residents and small business owners in and around Washington, D.C. can choose from several packages, including a bundle of fiber and voice, or fiber, voice, and television in one. Medium and large scale enterprises can opt for Internet and voice packages, depending on bandwidth, flexibility, and scalability requirements.
Verizon also offers 24/7/365 live support. Complimentary online tools for troubleshooting phone and Internet issues are also available if you have existing in-house IT personnel.

Allied Telecom

Allied Telecom has been serving businesses along the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Corridor for over two decades. They offer Internet, data transport, voice, and unified communications services.
Allied Telecom does not provide residential services. It focuses on custom business solutions for organizations requiring telework and remote access to corporate systems. You can choose from either cloud-based voice packages or PRI and SIP voice solutions.
This telecommunications company takes pride in the fact that their voice service is not carried over the public Internet. Voice packets remain on Allied’s highly secure and redundant private network for exceptional Quality of Service (QoS).


As one of the region's top providers of business  services, RCN caters to small and large businesses alike in Washington, D.C., through their hosted PBX, SIP trunking, Ethernet, and cloud services.

When companies choose RCN Business as their communications partner, they gain exceptional customer service, quicker installation and issue resolution. With the ability to deliver facilities-based communication products and services— Internet, Ethernet, Voice, and Video solutions —over its wholly owned fiber-rich network, RCN can empower small and enterprise businesses to excel.

In 2016 and 2017, PCMag awarded RCN with the Business Choice Award for highest-ranking for overall satisfaction, best overall Internet service, highest ranking in value, and most likely to recommend.

In order to consistently deliver these products and services, RCN Business operates on three fundamental tenets: Partnership, Choice and Technology.


Making a Smart Decision

Communication plays an integral role in relationships. A successful organization, no matter the industry or size, depends on building positive relationships both internally and externally.
To foster effective communication among partners, coworkers, and clients, every business in the Washington D.C. area needs to make the right choice for their organization when selecting a telecommunications vendor. When an organization prioritizes effective communication, better business results will almost always follow.
As you evaluate D.C. telecommunications providers, we encourage you to see if Atlantech already provides service to your building by clicking here. 
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Tom Collins
Post by Tom Collins
November 6, 2019
Tom is the Director of Enterprise Sales & Marketing for Atlantech Online. He has over 20 years of professional experience in the Internet Service Provider industry and is known for translating technology into positive results for business. A native of Washington, DC, a graduate from University of Maryland (degrees in Government & Politics and Secondary Education), Tom is also a five-time Ironman finisher.