WBL Services Selects RCN Business for the “Big Game”

New York, NY – January 30, 2014 – RCN Business, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, all digital TV and phone services, announces it 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.

As part of the agreement, RCN Business is providing big data circuits to WBL Services to enable HDTV live video and advanced voice communications, allowing millions of Americans this weekend to enjoy the play-by-play action, from the stadium to their living rooms. Connectivity includes the MetLife Stadium, home of the “Big Game”, the Sheraton NYC, and the “Big Game” Boulevard (Broadway from 34th Street to 42nd Street). Connectivity also includes other key locations, such as 1441 Broadway, Pennsylvania Hotel and 1133 Avenue of the Americas.

“RCN Business installed these large data circuits well ahead of time despite the short notice,” states Bill Lipscomb, Senior Principal of WBL Services. “The communication network was installed in a very professional, efficient manner with prompt and transparent support from RCN’s 24-hour operations team. As a result, we are ready and look forward to this weekend’s ‘Big Game’.”

WBL Services provides cutting-edge telecommunication services and support for CenturyLink Field and Event Center in Seattle. WBL also provides telecommunication services for large sporting events, trade shows, conferences and special events throughout the world, earning them a reputation for providing trustworthy, secure and customer-centric services.

“We are proud to contribute to the infrastructure for New Jersey and New York City’s ‘Big Game’, with our Big Data solutions,” continues Bruce Abbott, General Manager, and VP for RCN New York. “Our partnership with WBL Services showcases our ability to deliver communication services to national and global companies that require prompt, efficient and trouble-free services, so that companies like WBL can focus on supporting their clients without worrying about their network security or reliability.”

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About RCN Business Services
RCN Telecom Services, LLC (www.rcn.com and www.rcn.com/business) provides industry-leading high-speed Internet, all-digital TV and phone services for residential, small/medium and Enterprise business customers. PC Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Award named RCN one of the winners for best ISPs in 2013 and 2015 – RCN was rated highest in overall satisfaction. RCN is YouTube HD Verified, earning the company the highest-ranking Google offers. RCN is also a Netflix Open Connect partner, placing in the top 10 rankings in the markets RCN serves on the Netflix USA ISP Speed Index. RCN’s affordably priced advanced digital services are delivered through our proprietary, state-of-the-art fiber-rich network and supported by 100% U.S.-based customer service. RCN’s primary service areas include Boston, Chicago, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Philadelphia (Delaware County) and Washington, D.C.

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