RCN Metro

September 03, 2009 08:00 ET

RCN Metro Optical Networks Celebrates Decade of Success With BayRing Communications

Telecom Provider Continues to Rely on RCN Metro for Redundancy and Reliability

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - September 3, 2009) - RCN Metro Optical Networks, a division of RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI) and a premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announced today that it is celebrating 10 years of successfully providing redundancy and reliability to BayRing Communications -- a provider of business-grade telecom services, including local telephone, long distance, high-speed Internet access, private networking, high-capacity local loop optical services, and managed colocation facilities.

"Ten years ago, we chose RCN Metro for high capacity transport services that would deliver redundancy for our New England-based network and the business clients that utilize products upon it," said David Gibson, Director of Business Development for BayRing Communications. "As our services and footprint have grown, RCN Metro has remained steadfast, growing seamlessly alongside our business. We're confident that we have made the most intelligent choice in the selection of RCN Metro."

RCN Metro's high-capacity Synchronous Optical Network (SONET), over geographically diverse fiber routes, provides a cost-effective, fully redundant bandwidth solution for customers. Coupled with its proven and innovative Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) services, RCN Metro provides unparalleled capacity, coursing through the densest telecommunications markets in the world. And, since RCN Metro facilities are located in secure, unique rights-of-way, it offers the utmost in system integrity, while providing carriers and enterprise customers with hassle-free access to virtually any building.

"Working with a leading regional provider of voice and data telecommunications services like BayRing Communications for a decade underscores our commitment to delivering high-capacity business services that ensure optimal business performance for our customers," said Felipe Alvarez, President of RCN Metro. "We look forward to celebrating another ten years of delivering high quality service and support to one of the most robust and technologically advanced CLECs in the country."

About RCN Metro Optical Networks

RCN Metro,, is a premier provider of high-capacity transport services for carriers as well as large and medium-sized businesses. RCN Metro offers a comprehensive suite of services including: Ethernet, SONET, Wavelength, Video Transport, Internet and more. 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),, 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

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    RCN Metro Optical Networks:
    Maura Mahoney
    Vice President of Sales & Marketing