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RCN Corporation

November 13, 2009 07:30 ET

RCN TV Airing Saturday, November 14 Patriot League College Football Game Live

Easton, PA's Lafayette College to Battle Worcester, MA's College of the Holy Cross

LEHIGH VALLEY, PA--(Marketwire - November 13, 2009) - RCN-PA announced today that RCN TV is televising the Saturday, November 14 Lafayette College vs. College of the Holy Cross Patriot League Championship football game live from Fitton Field in Worcester, MA.

Airing exclusively on RCN TV Channel 4 (Lehigh Valley), Channel 34 (Boston), and Channel 8 in Washington, D.C., and New York City at 12:30pm EST, the game will be covered by RCN's experienced on-air team of Gary Laubach, John Leone and Dan Mowdy. RCN customers will enjoy the team's play-by-play and color commentary on a game that will determine the champion of the 2009 NCAA Division I Patriot League.

Partnering with the Lafayette Sports Network, RCN will air the Inside Lafayette Football pre-game show at 12 noon EST. A replay of the game is scheduled for Monday, November 16 at 5pm EST.

"RCN has been covering college football for many years," said RCN VP & General Manager Randy Nungester. "As Lafayette Sports Network's prime video production group, we're thrilled to be producing this championship game."

No. 13 ranked Holy Cross is the No. 1 scoring offense in the league, averaging 34.8 points per game. No. 20 ranked Lafayette is the No. 1 scoring defense, allowing just 19.6 points per game.

"This game could prove to be a really exciting match-up, and our customers won't miss out if they aren't able to watch it live," added Nungester. "To provide more viewing opportunities, we'll be adding it to our free Video ON DEMAND library in all of our markets, allowing our customers to watch it whenever they want, as many times as they want."

RCN will be broadcasting the game on its local channel in all of its service areas. To view RCN's Video ON DEMAND, customers with a digital box may go to channel 001 and select RCN TV.

About RCN TV

For over 40 years, RCN TV has been providing quality local origination productions such as coverage of local high school sports, including football, basketball, soccer, tennis, baseball, softball and volleyball. Since 1996, RCN, in association with Lafayette College, has been broadcasting Lafayette Sports including football and men's and women's basketball. In addition to our sports coverage, RCN has also provided extensive community events programs.

About RCN PA

In the Philadelphia area, RCN serves the communities of Folcroft, Ridley Township, Sharon Hill, Eddystone, Norwood, Prospect Park, Collingdale, Colwyn, Glenolden, Ridley Park, Upper Darby, Tinicum, Morton, Rutledge, Millbourne, Darby Borough, Darby Township, Clifton Heights, East Lansdowne, Yeadon, and Lansdowne. In the Lehigh Valley, RCN serves the franchised communities of Alburtis, Allen Township, Allentown City, Bangor Borough, Bath Borough, Bethlehem City, Bethlehem Township, Bethlehem Township (Easton), Bushkill Township, Catasauqua Borough, Chapman Borough, Coopersburg, Coplay Borough, East Allen Township, East Bangor Borough, Easton City, Forks Township, Emmaus Borough, Fountain Hill Borough, Freemansburg Borough, Glendon Borough, Hanover Township (Lehigh County) & (Northampton County), Heidelberg Township, Hellertown Borough, Lehigh Township, Lower Macungie Township, Lower Nazareth Township, Lower Saucon Township, Lowhill Township, Macungie Borough, Moore Township, Nazareth Borough, North Catasauqua Borough, North Whitehall Township, Northampton Borough, Palmer Township, Pen Argyl Borough, Plainfield Township, Reiglesville, Roseto Borough, Salisbury Township, Slatington Borough, South Whitehall Township, Stockertown Borough, Tatamy Borough, Upper Macungie Township, Upper Nazareth Township, Upper Saucon Township, Walnutport, Washington Township, West Easton Borough, Whitehall Township, Williams Township, Wilson Borough, and Wind Gap Borough.

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.

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