Boston Cable TV Provider RCN Announces Addition of FOX Soccer Plus

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RCN Boston adds Fox Soccer Plus to its channel offerings, allowing fans of both soccer and rugby to follow their favorite clubs and competitive matches from around the globe.

RCN Boston's cable tv service, high-speed Internet and home phone service packages make it easy to follow favorite soccer and rugby clubs and matches.

Enjoy thrilling matches with RCN's addition of Fox Soccer Plus to their channel offering.

FOX Soccer Plus offers exclusive match content from the most prominent and highest profile soccer competitions in the world.

Soccer fans are sure to be elated at the news that RCN, Boston cable provider, have added FOX Soccer Plus to their sports channel offerings. Providing the best international sports experience, FOX Soccer Plus will satisfy fans’ appetites for more of the best players, clubs and competitions.

RCN's FOX Soccer Sports Package offers exclusive match content from the most prominent and highest profile soccer competitions in the world. Subscribers will be able to enjoy captivating match coverage from the most-watched sporting league in the world, The Barclays Premier League which was formed in 1992 with teams at the top of the English football league system and consists of 20 clubs. The BPL features some of the best players in the world including Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard (ENG), Chelsea’s Didier Drogba (CIV) and Fernando Torres (ESP), Manchester United stars Wayne Rooney (ENG) and Antonio Valencia (ECU), and Manchester City’s Carlos Tévez (ARG), to name a few. This includes 130 matches between August and May.

Since Boston cable provider RCN has added FOX Soccer Plus to their lineup, viewers will also be able to catch 70 matches of The UEFA Champions League which is considered the most important club competition in Europe and arguably the most prestigious in the world. The greatest teams in Europe will face-off in the continent’s largest single-elimination competition. In 2012, the Final will be played at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany. Having won the competition nine times, the all-time record holder is Spanish club, Real Madrid, yet the 2010-11 final saw rival team Barcelona (ESP) secure their fourth UEFA title with a win over Manchester United (ENG). This is sure to be an exciting season!

In addition to The BPL and The UEFA Champions League, viewers can enjoy 15 matches of The Carling Cup (June-Feb.), 24 matches of the FA Cup (Nov.-May), 108 matches of the Serie A (Aug.-May), 100 matches of the French Ligue 1 (Aug.-May), 60 matches of the nPower Championship (Aug.-May), as well as the England Men’s National Team (Year-round) – 3 Senior Team matches, 3 Under-21 Team matches.

Be sure to use your RCN Internet service in Boston to visit, and for a wealth of information about teams, players, stats and scores. You’ll also be able to learn about special promotions and read informative articles.

On Fox Soccer Plus there is plenty for Rugby fans as well with an impressive line-up of matches from the Heineken Cup, England’s Aviva Premiership, the RaboDirect PRO 12 League, Amlin Challenge Cup, LV= Anglo-Welsh Cup and J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7’s. The anticipated number of live and premiere match telecasts per season for key leagues and tournaments are as follows: Heineken Cup (Oct.-May) with 40 matches, Aviva Premiership (Sept.-May) with 35 matches, Magners League (Sept.-May) with 80 matches, Amlin Challenge Cup (Oct.-May) with 13 matches, LV= Anglo-Welsh Cup (Nov.-Mar.) with 7 matches, and J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7’s (July-Aug.) with 10 hours of programming. Getting excited about an upcoming, high-profile soccer or rugby match featuring a favorite club? Be sure to visit for detailed match schedule information.

RCN, offering phone and Internet service to Boston in addition to cable TV, is delighted to strengthen its sports package options with the addition of FOX Soccer Plus. Other Boston cable companies may offer great sports programming but customers may find their all-around service and bundle options lacking. Contact RCN for more information on pricing and packages.

About RCN
RCN Telecom Services, LLC ( is a privately-held competitive broadband services provider delivering all-digital and high-definition video, high-speed Internet and premium phone services to residential and small-medium business customers. RCN’s primary service areas include Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Boston and Chicago.


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