SOURCE: RCN Corporation

RCN Corporation

May 18, 2010 08:30 ET

RCN's Senior VP Richard Ramlall Wins Two 2010 Bull Dog Awards

Wins Gold Award for Corporate PR Professional of the Year & Silver Award for Public Affairs Professional of the Year

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) -  RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI) announced today that its Strategic External Affairs & Programming Senior Vice President Richard Ramlall won two awards in the 2010 Bull Dog Awards for Excellence in Media and Public Relations. Ramlall received the gold award as Corporate PR Professional of the Year and the silver award as Public Affairs Professional of the Year.

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.

"We are very pleased that Richard has been recognized in this prestigious competition, which is the only awards program judged exclusively by working journalists," said RCN's President and CEO Peter Aquino. "His accomplishments and achievements at RCN in overcoming some very major competitive challenges are truly deserving of such recognition, and we congratulate and thank him for his hard work and dedication."

The winners of the 2010 Bull Dog Awards not only celebrate outstanding media relations campaigns, as it has for more than a decade, but also honor professionals and agencies for their brilliance and contributions to the industry.

"I'm doubly honored and grateful to be recognized in both the PR and Public Affairs categories, and I share these awards with our President & CEO Pete Aquino and the entire RCN team," Ramlall said. "To be recognized along with companies, agencies and individuals of such stature and reputation make this award even more special to both me and our company."

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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