NFL Network Games Can be Seen on RCN's Digital Cable Network

Thu Dec 6, 2007 4:15pm EST

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RCN Customers Get All the Action of NFL Network Games at No Extra
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."

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

   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

   About RCN Corporation

   RCN Corporation, , 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


RCN Corporation
Richard Ramlall, 703-434-8430
SVP of Strategic and External Affairs
Michael Houghton, 703-799-7383

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