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

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RCN Business deploys high capacity circuits to enable HDTV live video and advanced voice communications

RCN Business
Our robust wholly-owned, fiber rich network delivered the reliable communications services that were critical to supporting this massive event.

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 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(dot)com

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