CONCORD,CT Communications is increasing the download speeds of its broadband service known as e-Sonic.

CTC, which is based in Concord, says e-Sonic now offers speeds up to 5 Mbps, up from 3 Mbps.

Business and residential customers are getting the upgrade at no additional costs, the company said. Broadband services start at $24.95 a month. The 5Mbps package starts at $29.99 for the first six months.

e-Sonic Xtreme offers up to 10 Mbps download speed.

CTC launched its e-Sonic services last December.

CTC: www.ctc.net