RCN Expands in Boston and Brings Customers More Telecomm Choices
More than 7,000 homes now have access in Allston, Brighton, Dorchester, Hyde Park, South Boston and West Roxbury
Boston February 18, 2010 RCN Boston, a local provider of all-digital and high definition video, high-speed internet and premium voice services to residential and small-medium business customers, announced today that it has significantly expanded its coverage area in the neighborhoods of Allston, Brighton, Dorchester, Hyde Park, South Boston and West Roxbury, bringing more choices for residents. More than 7,000 additional homes are now able to access RCN's rich fiber-optic network to bring them more than 100 HD channels, the fastest internet connections and superior customer service.
"For the past year, we have been inundated with requests from potential customers in Boston to bring RCN products and services to their homes. We are thrilled that we have added more than seven thousand homes throughout Allston, Brighton, Dorchester, Hyde Park, South Boston and West Roxbury, and we hope to add more in the future," said Richard Wadman, senior vice president and general manager of RCN Boston.
In 1996, RCN entered the Boston region to give residents a choice of cable television providers. Since that time, RCN has added cutting-edge products and services such as all-digital high definition television, a plethora of international and sports programming and high-speed internet delivered through the fastest and most reliable fiber-optic network in the area.
"RCN is very proud to have served the City of Boston for more than a decade as the provider that brought choice to the marketplace. With more than 100 HD channels and outstanding programming, we are at the leading edge of the industry with regard to quality and technology," Wadman added.
In addition, RCN has made an impact in the community by sponsoring charitable endeavors such as the Boston Center for Youth and Families, GRLZ Radio of Dorchester, March of Dimes, United Way, the American Red Cross, the YMCA and also family-oriented programs such as lacrosse and baseball programs for city youth.
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About RCN Boston
RCN in Boston serves the communities of Allston, Arlington, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Burlington, Dedham, Dorchester, Framingham, Hyde Park, Lexington, Milton, Natick, Needham, Newton, Roslindale, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, West Roxbury and Woburn.
About RCN Corporation
RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI), www.rcn.com, is a competitive broadband services provider delivering all-digital and high definition video, high-speed internet and premium voice services to residential and small-medium business customers under the brand names of RCN and RCN Business Services, respectively. In addition, through its RCN Metro Optical Networks business unit, RCN delivers fiber-based high-capacity data transport services to large commercial customers, primarily large enterprises and carriers, targeting the metropolitan central business districts in the company's geographic markets. RCN's primary service areas include Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Boston and Chicago.
Anne O'Rourke, RCN Boston, (617) 646-1070, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lisa Barder, RCN Corporation, (215) 355-7175, email@example.com