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

Chicago, IL. – May 10, 2016 – RCN Business, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, video and phone services, 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. The three day draft event occurred downtown at Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre on April 28.

RCN Business deployed high capacity circuits to WBL Services to enable HDTV live video and advanced voice communications. RCN also provided multiple Dedicated Internet Access lines, along with voice trunks with local and long distance service. RCN’s 24/7 onsite support and proactive network monitoring were integral to the successful delivery.

“We appreciate WBL and the NFL for putting trust in RCN Business for the second year in a row to deliver a customized data, voice and video solution,” said Tom McKay, Senior Vice President and General Manager for RCN Chicago. “Our robust wholly-owned, fiber rich network delivered the reliable communications services that were critical to supporting this massive event.”

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 the company a reputation for providing trustworthy, secure and customer-centric services.

“This was the second time in consecutive years that WBL worked with RCN Business for this very important event,” stated Bill Lipscomb, Senior Principal of WBL Services. “I have continued to be impressed with the reliability of RCN Business services, along with their team’s flexibility to accommodate our needs. RCN has once again worked with us to create a robust communications solution to effectively support this high-profile event.”

Additional information about RCN Business’s services can be found at rcn.com/business or by calling 1-877-726-7000.

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.

RCN Business Media Contact:
Jaymie Scotto & Associates for RCN
866-695-3629 ext. 13


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