SOURCE: RCN Corporation

RCN Corporation

March 18, 2010 14:53 ET

RCN Offers Customers Free Preview of CBS College Sports Network Highlighted by NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship Coverage

CBS College Sports Network Available Free to Fans Until April 5

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - March 18, 2010) -  RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI) announced today that it is offering customers a free preview of CBS College Sports Network, the official cable home of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship, until April 5. 

CBS College Sports Network complements CBS Sports' exclusive live network game broadcasts by providing over 80 hours of coverage of the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship. The Network will be available to RCN customers on Channel 421 in Lehigh Valley and on Channel 380 in all of its other markets.

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

CBS College Sports Network presents all the action and excitement surrounding the tournament, including the official highlight show of the tournament, NCAA March Madness® Highlights PRESENTED BY COKE ZERO. Immediately following the conclusion of each day's games on CBS Sports, NCAA March Madness Highlights PRESENTED by COKE ZERO, will recap the excitement of the day with all the scores, news, highlights and analysis.

In addition, NCAA MARCH MADNESS CENTRAL ENGINEERED BY GMC SIERRA brings viewers exclusive in-progress game highlights, live look-ins and press conferences from every team at every site from the first-round through the championship game.

For CBS College Sports Network's complete broadcast schedule, log on to www.cbscollegesports.com.

*NCAA and March Madness are trademarks owned or licensed by the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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)

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