RCN Goes to Bat for High Definition TV Baseball Fans; Company Carries TBS Playoff Coverage in High Def

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New TBS HD Channel Launches Today in all of RCN’s markets

We are pleased that all of TBS’s HD program content is now available to our customers.

RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI), a leading provider of video, data, and voice services to residential, small business and commercial customers, announced today that it has launched a new High Definition (HD) TBS TV channel. This includes coverage of Major League Baseball’s American and National League division playoffs in High Definition (HD) in all of its markets starting with today’s games.

“RCN’s markets are home to the Cubs, Phillies, Red Sox and Yankees and we know many of our customers and employees are great fans. So we are excited to announce that whatever team you’re rooting for, we will bring TBS network coverage of the playoffs to our high definition customers,” said RCN President & CEO Peter Aquino. “We are pleased that all of TBS’s HD program content is now available to our customers.”

The divisional playoff games can be seen on the following RCN channels in their local markets:

Boston: Channel 174
Chicago: Channel 549
Lehigh Valley: Channel 175
New York: Channel 715
Philadelphia: Channel 128
Washington, D.C.: Channel 181

Aquino added that RCN is always striving to bring our customers the most sports viewing options and proving the company’s commitment to connect our customers to something more.

About RCN Corporation
RCN Corporation, http://www.rcn.com , is one of the largest facilities-based competitive providers of bundled cable, high-speed internet and phone services delivered over its own fiber-optic local network to residential, small business and commercial customers in the most densely populated markets in the U.S. RCN provides service in the Boston, Chicago, Eastern Pennsylvania, New York, and Washington, D.C. metropolitan markets. In addition, RCN operates two commercial divisions – RCN Business Services, a provider of bulk video, broadband internet access and voice services to small and medium business customers, and RCN Business Solutions, a fiber facilities-based provider of high-availability telecommunication services to both retail and wholesale business customers.


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