RCN New York Launching SONY Entertainment Television Asia (SET ASIA)

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SET ASIA now Part of New & Attractive International Package

We’re very excited to announce the launch of SONY Entertainment Television in New York City.

April 11, 2013 - RCN, the preferred all-Digital Cable, Internet & Phone provider in New York City, continues to provide an extensive array of entertainment options for their subscribers. Beginning on April 2nd, customers will be able to enjoy SONY Entertainment Television Asia as part of RCN’s 100%-digital TV platform. An award-winning network that offers viewers innovative and quality South Asian programming 24 hours a day, SET Asia has become a household name for entertainment through their delivery of dramas, movies, reality shows, comedies, soaps, talk shows, world television premieres, and reality game shows.

The channel will be part of the brand-new RCN “Sona” tier, including other premium South Asian networks. The exceptional mix of channels provides customers with an exciting blend of programs the entire family can enjoy.

“We’re very excited to announce the launch of SONY Entertainment Television in New York City,” said Bruce Abbott, General Manager of RCN New York. “It falls perfectly in line with our goal to continually add more networks that provide maximum entertainment and value for our customers.”

Jaideep Janakiram, SVP International Business-Head of North America said “At Sony Entertainment Television, we continue to lead in ways to make our programming available to the widest possible audience. We are proud to announce the launch of SET ASIA on RCN and are committed to bring our viewers the best family entertainment and Bollywood blockbusters”.

Those looking to enhance their South Asian programming are encouraged to call 800.RING.RCN for exceptional entertainment at an exceptional value.

About RCN:
RCN Telecom Services, LLC (http://www.rcn.com) provides industry-leading high-speed Internet, all digital TV and Phone services for residential, small/medium and Enterprise business customers. RCN’s affordably-priced advanced digital services are delivered through their proprietary, state-of-the-art fiber-rich network and supported by 100% U.S.-based customer service. RCN's primary service areas include Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Boston and Chicago.

About Sony Entertainment Television Asia:
Since its launch on the Indian subcontinent in 1995, Sony Entertainment Television (SET) has enjoyed rapid success, leading to the establishment of European, North American and African feeds known as SET Asia. SET and SET Asia are now available in over 150 countries. The channels offer their viewers a distinctive blend of entertainment programs twenty four hours a day, including, soap operas, dramas, sitcoms, concerts, movies, and game shows. Besides SET Asia, SET also has three other leading channels: MAX, India’s #1 premier movies and special events channel, SAB, the only dedicated comedy channel, MIX, the recently launched Hindi Film Music channel and Aath, the only dedicated Bengali Movie channel http://www.setasia.tv. Press Enquiries Contact: Sheila – 201-566-0610

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