RCN Business Press Releases



RCN Business Continues Network Expansion Into Another Major U.S. Data Center

December 12, 2016 – RCN Business announces completion of the expansion of its network into the 165 Halsey Street data center located in Newark, NJ. 165 Halsey Street owns and operates 1.2 million square feet of carrier-neutral SSAE-16 certified data center space...

RCN Business Partners with Lehigh Valley International Airport to Provide Network Solutions

September 12, 2016 – RCN Business announces it has entered into an agreement with the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) to provide communications, voice and data services at Lehigh Valley International Airport (LVIA) in Allentown, PA.

RCN Business Named Top Internet Service Provider by PCMag

August 8, 2016 – RCN Business announces today it has received PCMag’s 2016 Business Choice Award for Internet Service Providers (ISPs). The company was recognized as the top ISP among business audiences in a reader poll that ranked Internet providers throughout the U.S.

RCN Business Launches Managed Security and Monitoring Service with Versa Networks’ SD-Security

July 26, 2016 – RCN Business and Versa Networks, today announced the launch of RCN Managed Security, a cloud-based managed security service enabling businesses to efficiently manage information security and monitor network activity.

Talen Energy Partners with RCN Business

June 27, 2016 – RCN Business announces today that it has partnered with Talen Energy, a local electricity supplier in Pennsylvania, to provide an exclusive offer to RCN Business customers.

RCN Business Provides High-Speed Internet Connectivity for North American Network Operators Group Chicago Meeting

June 20, 2016 – RCN Business announces today its support of the North American Network Operators Group (NANOG) as a Premium Gold sponsor and connectivity provider for the NANOG 67 Conference, held June 13 to 15 in Chicago.

WBL Services Selects RCN Business to Support NFL Draft for Second Consecutive Year

May 10, 2016 – RCN Business announced it was selected for the second consecutive year by WBL Services to provide Internet connectivity, voice services and video delivery for the NFL Draft media center in Chicago.

RCN Business Enables Up to 10-Gigabit Direct Connections to Amazon Web Services

April 12, 2016 – RCN Business announces today the availability of Amazon Web Service (AWS) Direct Connect for customers. AWS Direct Connect customers can now link to AWS Direct Connect locations using RCN Business’ reliable, high-performance network.

RCN Business Forges Partnership with Nice Touch Communications

April 6, 2016 – RCN Business announces today that Nice Touch Communications (NTC), a global technology consulting firm, has joined its agent program. NTC will now have the ability to leverage RCN’s full suite of data, video and voice services and gain access to RCN’s 6,200 fiber miles across five major markets.

RCN Business Partners with Cross River Fiber to Open New Jersey Market to Its Channel Partners

March 15, 2016 – RCN Business announces today that it will broaden its service area into New Jersey through its partnership with Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based fiber optic and telecommunications solutions provider.

RCN Business Brings Redundancy to Javits Center

February 2, 2016 – RCN Business announces today it has worked with channel partner, ZLH Enterprises, to design a secure and redundant network alternative for both Internet and VOIP services at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center (“Javits Center”) in NYC.

RCN Business Partners with NEF

January 19, 2016 – RCN Business announces today that it has partnered with NEF, Inc. to display its network within NEF’s FiberLocator® database.

RCN Business Establishes Point of Presence at 401 North Broad Street

January 16, 2016 – RCN Business has established a point of presence (PoP) at Netrality Properties’ 401 North Broad Street Meet-Me Room (MMR) in Philadelphia, PA.

RCN Business Expands Fiber-Rich Network into Telehouse NYC Data Center

January 11, 2016 – RCN Business announces today that it has expanded its network into Telehouse’s data center located at 85 10th Avenue in New York City.

RCN and Cross River Fiber Establish Strategic Alliance to Expand Footprints

December 22, 2015 – RCN Business announces today that it is has partnered with Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based dark fiber optic and telecommunications solutions provider, to expand their respective footprints in New York and New Jersey.

RCN Business Upgrades Its Ethernet Network to 100 Gigabits

November 30, 2015 – RCN Business announces today the upgrade of its Ethernet network backbone to include 100 Gigabit per second links. Offering scalable bandwidth capabilities across its carrier-grade fiber-optic network infrastructure, RCN Business can now deploy Ethernet services from 3Mbps to 100Gbps.

RCN Business to Present Social Media Victories Seminar

October 7, 2015 – RCN Business, will present Social Media Victories: Real Businesses, Real Campaigns, Real Results, on Friday, October 16, 2015, from 8:00 am to 10:00 am at the Newton Marriott Hotel.

Ted White Talks Channel Partners with Telecom Ramblings

September 28, 2015 – Telecom Ramblings recently sat down with Ted White, VP of Business Service, to learn more about RCN Business's growth path.

RCN Business Deploys 330 Mbps Internet Tier Across New York Market

September 28, 2015 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today it has deployed 330 Mbps Internet service across its New York City business market. The increased speed enables small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to utilize greater amounts of content and support more employees.

RCN Business Opens Additional Point of Presence at 115 Second Ave in Waltham and 55 Middlesex Turnpike in Bedford

September 9, 2015 – RCN Business has added two new data centers to provide smoother, faster, and more reliable data and communication services at multiple locations in the Greater Boston area. RCN Business communications services include high-speed Internet, Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), Hosted Voice, PRI/SIP Trunks, Video (HDTV) and Ethernet E-Line and E-LAN services to enterprises of all sizes.

RCN Business’ High Quality Fiber Connectivity Helps Key 5th Avenue Building Achieve Wired Certification

August 13, 2015 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today it deployed its high quality, fully redundant fiber network into 589 5th Avenue in New York City. Owned by Western Management, this Wired Certified building, located at one of the most desired addresses in all of New York City, offers tenants a broad range of amenities.

RCN Business is Official Telecommunications Provider for 2015 Citi Open Tournament

July 30, 2015 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today it is the official telecommunications sponsor for the 2015 Citi Open Tournament to be held in Washington, D.C., at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center August 1 – 9, 2015.

RCN Business Deploys 110 Mbps Internet Tier Across all of its Markets

June 30, 2015 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today it has deployed 110 Mbps Internet service across all of its business markets, including Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Lehigh Valley, Pa., New York City, and Chicago.

RCN Business Signs Technology Services Distributor Intelisys to its Agent Program

June 8, 2015 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today that it is has signed Intelisys to its agent program.

WBL Services Selects RCN Business for NFL Draft

May 6, 2015 – RCN Business, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, video and phone services, announces it was selected by WBL Services to provide Internet connectivity, voice services and video delivery for the NFL Draft media center in Chicago. The draft took place at Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre beginning Thursday, April 30, and ending Saturday, May 2.

RCN Business Sponsors Lemonade Day D.C.

April 10, 2015 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today that it is a sponsor for Lemonade Day 2015. Lemonade Day is a national not-for-profit organization that empowers young entrepreneurs by teaching them business skills. RCN’s participation furthers the company’s commitment to serving their local communities and in encouraging leadership and real-world life skills in youth today.

RCN Business Launches Agent Program

March 16, 2015 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today that it has launched an agent program designed to provide select national and regional telecom agents and systems integrators with the resources and support to sell RCN’s portfolio of IP-based data and voice communications services to enterprise and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB’s).

RCN Business Offers Managed LAN Service to Enterprise Customers

February 10, 2015 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today that it has launched Managed LAN, another offering to its vast line of enterprise products and services.

RCN Business Makes Working Away From Office Easy With “Office Mobility”

December 3, 2014 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today that it has launched the Office Mobility app as an additional feature to its Hosted Voice and Business Phone with Call Manager products.

The Milburn Hotel Selects RCN Business to Provide Internet and Video Services

October 28, 2014 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering voice, data and video solutions to businesses of all sizes, announces today that it has partnered with The Milburn Hotel in New York to provide secure, seamless, high-speed networking and video services

RCN Business Installs Point of Presence at 325 Hudson

October 21, 2014 – 325 Hudson, the rising Carrier Hotel and Meet Me Room in New York City, welcomes RCN Business to its growing customer list.

RCN Business Sponsors ‘Sprint Four the Cure’ Race Benefiting Cancer Research

September 19, 2014 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering voice, data and video solutions to businesses of all sizes, announces its participation and sponsorship of the 34th annual Sprint Four the Cure race.

RCN Business Launches Communications Services in Empire State Building

September 3, 2014 – RCN Business, communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video with diverse points of entry into a building, announces today that it has launched business services in the Empire State Building (ESB).

RCN Business Supports Citi Open Tennis Tournament with Advanced Services

July 25, 2014 – RCN Business is providing Internet, voice and video services through its wholly-owned and locally managed fiber-rich network to support the Citi Open tennis tournament

RCN Business sponsors ARIN 33, delivering high-capacity fiber for four-day Chicago event

April 15, 2014 – RCN Business sponsors ARIN 33, delivering high-capacity fiber for four-day Chicago event.

RCN Business Earns MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification

April 8, 2014 – RCN Business has achieved the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF) rigorous Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification.

WBL Services Selects RCN Business for the “Big Game”

January 30, 2014 – RCN Business has been selected by WBL Services to provide Big Data connectivity for the media
center’s communications and data transport in the New York tri-state area for the “Big Game” this Sunday.

Park Avenue Radiologists Selects RCN Business for Data Services

September 17, 2013 - Park Avenue Radiologists was the first private medical practice in Manhattan to bring MRI and CT Imaging technology outside the hospital setting. Due to the advanced medical technology used,
Park Avenue Radiologists was in need of efficient and secure data services to support mission-critical applications.

RCN Launches Mobile App for iOs and Android Devices

July 17, 2013 - The convenience of the MyRCN app makes it a must-have for RCN customers – giving them the freedom to access and manage their account anywhere, anytime.

RCN Wins PC Magazine Readers’ Choice Award 2013

May 29, 2013 - RCN named tops in the category of Broadband Internet Service Providers (ISPs). PC Magazine readers rated RCN highest in satisfaction for reliability and second-highest in satisfaction for Internet speed.

Some pay phones in Boston to offer free Wi-Fi Internet hotspots this summer

April 30, 2013 - Free Wi-Fi Internet access will soon be broadcast from 16 existing pay phones in Boston and officials
from companies leading the effort hope to, pending city approval, rapidly expand the service so that a total of about 100 existing pay phones.

RCN Business Strengthens Healthcare Team with New Vice President

February 20, 2013 - Joseph Torraca was hired as Vice President of Healthcare Sales Segment, with a focus on building
a redefined healthcare partnership for RCN Business.

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