SOURCE: RCN Corporation

RCN Corporation

March 02, 2009 08:05 ET

RCN Metro Appoints Maura Mahoney Vice President, Sales and Marketing

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2009) - RCN Metro Optical Networks, a division of RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI) and a premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announced today the promotion of Maura Mahoney to Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

As Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Mahoney is responsible for the attainment of revenue targets, customer relationship management, marketing communications, product management, new product development, and market development for RCN Metro.

"We are incredibly proud to announce Maura's appointment. She has been an invaluable member of our management team and has contributed greatly to the success of RCN Metro," said Felipe Alvarez, President of RCN Metro. "Maura brings deep expertise and leadership experience to her role as Vice President of Sales and Marketing -- I'm confident she'll be instrumental in our overall growth and success."

Mahoney joined RCN Metro Optical Networks in November 2007 through RCN's acquisition of NEON Communications and has since led the company's marketing efforts. She has over 19 years in the communications industry holding various Sales and Marketing roles of increasing responsibility with companies such as NEON Communications, Globix, Priority Call, Bell Atlantic and NYNEX.

"I'm excited about the opportunity to lead the Sales and Marketing teams," said Maura Mahoney, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "RCN Metro is committed to providing a comprehensive suite of facilities-based services coupled with superior industry expertise, service and support. It's my aim to further this commitment through the continued delivery of high quality, exceptional results."

Mahoney holds a B.S. degree in Finance from Bentley College, Waltham and an M.B.A. from Boston University, Boston.

About RCN Metro Optical Networks

RCN Metro, www.rcnmetro.com, is a premier provider of tailored, high capacity communications services that ensure ongoing business performance. RCN Metro offers a comprehensive suite of facilities-based network services including Ethernet, SONET, Wavelength, Video Transport, Internet and more, coupled with superior industry expertise, service and support. With a network leveraging unique rights-of-way, spanning from Maine to Virginia and out to Chicago, RCN Metro deploys custom solutions to service providers as well as companies in the finance, hospitality, media, government, health care and education industries. RCN Metro is a wholly owned division of RCN Corporation.

About RCN Corporation

RCN Corporation, (NASDAQ: RCNI) http://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)

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    RCN Metro Optical Networks
    Maura Mahoney
    Vice President, Sales and Marketing
    508-621-1869

    RCN Corporate
    Lisa Barder
    Director of Communications, Public Relations
    215-335-7175