SOURCE: RCN Corporation

RCN Corporation

December 10, 2009 10:50 ET

RCN Adds Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. Networks to Its Free ON DEMAND Lineup

RCN Customers Can Watch Adult Swim, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, TBS, TCM, TNT & truTV Programs That They Want to Watch, When They Want to Watch Them

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - December 10, 2009) - RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI) announced today that it has added the portfolio of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. networks, including Adult Swim, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, TBS, TCM, TNT and truTV, to its free ON DEMAND lineup. This means RCN subscribers can establish their own viewing schedule and will be able to watch some of their favorite Turner shows whenever they want.

RCN 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, as well as high-capacity transport services to carrier and large enterprise customers.

"By expanding our primetime network content, we are delivering quality content that our customers want and expect," said RCN's Strategic External Affairs and Programming Senior VP Richard Ramlall. "Customers can watch what they want, when they want by selecting the VOD button on his or her remote, or tuning to Channel One."

"The shows will be available anytime, free of charge to RCN digital customers, starting the day after they air on the network," said RCN's Senior Director Video Operations Jason Nealis. "RCN's ON DEMAND customers also have access to a library of thousands of hours of programming, including high-definition content, many of which are offered for free."

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 Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

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