About Lax Sports Network

About Lax Sports Network

Lax Sports Network is a 24-hour digital video network dedicated to covering the game of lacrosse. The streaming service is an arm of Lax United Marketing (LUM), an Internet-based entertainment and information media company also focused on the sport.

“RCN Business delivers reliable and robust connectivity solutions – including high capacity, high-speed fiber-based Internet – for a new sports network in Boston, ensuring that its 24/7 streaming signal stays strong and secure.”
The Challenge
  • The Lax Sports Network needed a comprehensive office communications solution for their new location in Boston
  • As a 24/7 OTT network with 100-percent streaming broadcasts, the most critical requirement was a secure, high-speed, high capacity Internet solution to deliver the best possible streaming signal to its audience
  • For their new office, they required a robust and reliable phone system, along with television services
  • These solutions needed to be deployed on schedule and within budget
  • Collaboration was the final criteria with selecting a provider as Lax had recently moved office sites
Solution
Results
  • RCN Business team collaborated with Lax to create a plan to quickly activate services within the new office site - with no interruption to business
  • Rapid provisioning and deployment enabled Lax to start streaming content on schedule
  • Cost-effective solution priced better than competitive offerings
  • Reliable Internet solution has enabled Lax to stream content consistently and securely
  • Phone service has delivered features to help employees communicate more effectively
  • Cable TV service has enabled employees to proactively monitor networks