WBL Services Selects RCN Business for NFL Draft

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RCN Business provides Internet connectivity, voice services and video delivery for event

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I was so impressed with the work RCN Business did in New York, that it was only fitting that we partner for another large-scale NFL event – this time, the Draft.

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.

With little lead time, RCN Business built a fiber based solution and provided high capacity circuits to WBL Services to enable HDTV live video and advanced voice communications. RCN provided multiple Dedicated Internet Access lines, along with voice trunks with local and long distance service. 24/7 onsite support and proactive network monitoring were integral to the successful delivery.

“This is the second time WBL has worked with RCN Business, as we also partnered with them for the “Big Game” in New York City last year,” stated Bill Lipscomb, Senior Principal of WBL Services. “I was so impressed with the work RCN Business did in New York, that it was only fitting that we partner for another large-scale NFL event – this time, the Draft. RCN business once again worked with us to create a robust solution. The RCN team was there every step of the way.”

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 appreciate the trust that WBL and the NFL put in us 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 necessary to support this massive event.”

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

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About RCN Business Services
RCN Business Service provides industry-leading high-speed Internet, voice, video and network solutions to businesses of all sizes. Delivered through a wholly-owned, state-of-the-art fiber-rich network and supported by 100% U.S.-based customer service, RCN Business serves businesses in Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley (PA), Washington, D.C., and New York City. RCN Business received the Metro Ethernet Forum’s CE 2.0 certification in the E-Line, E-LAN and E-Access categories in 2014.

RCN Media Contact:
Jaymie Scotto & Associates for RCN
866-695-3629 ext. 13
jsa_rcn(AT)jaymiescotto.com

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