SOURCE: RCN

April 23, 2010 15:51 ET

RCN Corporation to Issue First Quarter 2010 Results on May 6th

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - April 23, 2010) -  RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI) announced today that it will issue first quarter 2010 results on Thursday, May 6th, 2010 before market open. In view of the pending acquisition of the company, management will not conduct a quarterly conference call.

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, Boston, Chicago and Washington D.C, as well as high-capacity transport services to carrier and large enterprise customers.

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)

RCN Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. One can identify these forward-looking statements by the use of words such as "expect," "anticipate," "plan," "may," "will," "estimate" or other similar expressions. Because such statements apply to future events, they are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially. Important factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially, include (without limitation): the ability to obtain regulatory approvals of the transactions contemplated by the acquisition agreement on the proposed terms and schedule; the failure of RCN's stockholders to approve the transactions contemplated by the acquisition agreement; our ability to maintain relationships with customers, employees or suppliers following the announcement of the transaction; the ability of third parties to fulfill their obligations relating to the proposed transactions, including providing financing under current financial market conditions; the ability of the parties to satisfy the conditions to closing of the transactions contemplated by the acquisition agreement; and the risk that the transactions contemplated by the acquisition agreement may not be completed in the time frame expected by the parties or at all. Additional information on risk factors that may affect the business and financial results of RCN can be found in RCN's Annual Report on Form 10-K and in the filings of RCN made from time to time with the SEC. RCN undertakes no obligation to correct or update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    RCN
    Richard Ramlall
    SVP Strategic External Affairs and Programming
    (703) 434-8430

    Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates
    Carolyn Capaccio
    (212) 838-3777
    Email Contact