RCN Business Completes Innovative Fiber-Optic Build to Bring High-Capacity Managed Services to Chicago’s Iconic 875 North Michigan Avenue

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Award-winning provider of voice, data and video services provides secure, high-speed fiber to small and mid-sized business tenants

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RCN Business, an award-winning communications provider of voice, data and video services, today announced the completion of a full fiber-optic build of 875 North Michigan Avenue, formerly known as the John Hancock building. Tenants of the building can utilize RCN’s bandwidth for increased security, speed and efficiency on high-capacity managed services and customer applications, including email, file sharing, web hosting, data backup, video, and Hosted Voice.

“Chicago’s renowned 875 North Michigan Avenue has served as a pillar of the city’s economy for decades, and the dozens of businesses operating within it are bustling, innovative and growing. RCN is now offering its reliable connectivity and innovative services to ensure their efficiency and success well into the future,” said Tom McKay, General Manager, RCN Chicago. “RCN’s wholly-owned, locally managed fiber-rich network allows customers to access a reliable, secure, adaptable, and flexible network designed to meet the evolving needs of any business or home user.”

With RCN’s fiber network, businesses of all sizes enjoys a secure network, redundancy engineering resulting in minimal internet disruptions, highly scalable speeds from 1 to 100 Gigabits, and access to the company’s full suite of services including Hosted Voice, Managed Services and Business Phone with Call Manager.

Home to a wide range of tenants – including restaurants, a conference center, a fitness center and retailers – 875 North Michigan Avenue is a central economic hub for Chicago residents and visitors alike. Built with ethernet-based architecture, this project caters to high-capacity managed services, and coupled with internet, ethernet, voice and video solutions, allows small, mid-size and enterprise businesses to excel. RCN is able to provide a fully functional, activated fiber business circuit in just 7-10 days.

To learn more about RCN Business and its services anytime, please visit: http://www.rcn.com/business.

About RCN Business
RCN Business 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 (Delaware County), 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:
Jackie Fraser
Matter
rcn(at)matternow.com
978.358.5840

John Hancock Building Contact:
Alexa Stritecky
Hearn Company, Tenant Services
astritecky(at)hearncompany.com
312.794.7777

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