SOURCE: RCN Corporation

RCN Corporation

April 08, 2010 09:23 ET

RCN Adds Mag Rack and Concert TV to Its Free Video ON DEMAND Offering

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - April 8, 2010) -  RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI) announced today that it has added two television networks, Mag Rack and Concert TV,  to its free Video ON DEMAND (VOD) platform. Available in 30 million homes, Mag Rack and Concert TV are free VOD television networks owned by Interactivation, a New York City-based media company that delivers highly interactive and personalized content to consumers.

RCN Corporation is a leading provider of all-digital and high definition video, high-speed internet, and premium voice services to residential and small-medium business customers, in Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley, PA, New York City, Boston, Chicago and Washington, D.C., as well as high-capacity transport services to carrier and large enterprise customers.

"We are pleased to add these two excellent television networks to our free Video ON DEMAND lineup," said RCN Strategic External Affairs & Programming Senior Vice President Richard Ramlall. "In keeping with our commitment to provide the widest amount of viewing choices for our subscribers, these two networks, with their highly interactive and personalized content, are a perfect fit."

Mag Rack is dedicated to helping viewers make the most of life with educational "how-to" content that inspires and informs. Mag Rack offers shows in a broad array of categories, including kids, health, fitness, pets, magic and cooking.

Concert TV airs live music performance, music documentary and lifestyle programming in genres which include rock, soul, jazz and hip hop. Offering quality live performances from acts ranging from Alicia Keys to ZZ Top, Concert TV supports artists and audiences looking for more than just a music video. 

About RCN Corporation
 
RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI), www.rcn.com, is a competitive broadband services provider delivering all-digital and high definition video, high-speed internet and premium voice services to residential and small-medium business customers under the brand names of RCN and RCN Business Services, respectively. In addition, through its RCN Metro Optical Networks business unit, RCN delivers fiber-based high-capacity data transport services to large commercial customers, primarily large enterprises and carriers, targeting the metropolitan central business districts in the company's geographic markets. RCN's primary service areas include Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Boston and Chicago. (RCNI-G)

About Interactivation
Interactivation is a New York City-based media company that delivers highly interactive and personalized content to consumers via TV, mobile devices and the internet through its proprietary interactive technology and two Video-on-Demand (VOD) networks, Mag Rack and Concert TV. For more information, go to www.interactivation.com.

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