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NFL Network Games Can be Seen on RCN's Digital Cable Network
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RCN Customers Get All the Action of NFL Network Games at No Extra Charge HERNDON, Va.--(Business Wire)--RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI), a leading provider of video, data, and voice services to residential, small business and commercial customers, announced today that all NFL Network games have or will be carried on RCN's digital cable network this season. "RCN customers with Digital Vision Plus cable TV service are able to see the game on NFL Network as part of their regular digital cable," said RCN President & CEO Peter Aquino. "RCN has always cared about meeting the needs of their customers so we are pleased to bring them programming that they want." -0- *T The schedule for the remaining NFL Network games is: Thursday, December 6, Bears vs. Redskins Thursday, December 13, Broncos vs. Texans Saturday, December 15, Bengals vs. 49ers Thursday, December 20, Steelers vs. Rams Saturday, December 22, Cowboys vs. Panthers Saturday, December 29, Patriots vs. Giants *T NFL Network and its live games appear on Channel 139 in Boston, Channel 170 in Chicago; Channel 186 in Philadelphia and Channel 163 in the Lehigh Valley area; Channel 175 in New York; and Channel 150 and Channel 171 (HD) in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. Live games that feature teams from these local markets will be simulcast over the air, but all home games are subject to the NFL's blackout restrictions. 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. One of its divisions, RCN Business Services provides bulk video, high-capacity data and voice services to small and medium business customers. While its other commercial division, RCN Metro Optical Networks, is dedicated to meeting the fiber-based network requirements of Enterprise, Wholesale Telecom and Government accounts. (RCNI-G) RCN Corporation Richard Ramlall, 703-434-8430 SVP of Strategic and External Affairs or Communicreate Michael Houghton, 703-799-7383 Copyright Business Wire 2007