RCN Business Launches Agent Program

Princeton, NJ – March 16, 2015 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today that it has launched an agent program designed to provide select national and regional telecom agents and systems integrators with the resources and support to sell RCN’s portfolio of IP-based data and voice communications services to enterprise and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB’s). This program is available to agents in all RCN markets, including Boston, Chicago, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

RCN Business offers its partners an array of benefits, including competitive compensation, flexible business solutions, and sales enablement tools to help agents qualify and close deals. Other highlights include 24/7 U.S. based customer support with trained staff ready to assist agents with questions, training and support. RCN has partnered with master agents such as BCM One Inc., Glacier Communications Inc., NEF Inc. and TeleDomani Inc.

The RCN network is built over a wholly-owned fiber-rich backbone, with 24/7 network monitoring and notification procedures in place to identify any potential issues. RCN boasts a robust fiber network with direct and geographically diverse Internet connectivity to more than 125 networks globally and fiber access to all major data centers in its footprint. The company is equipped with complete disaster recovery backup capability, including a network-wide backup power system.

“RCN Business offers agents a way to compete with the incumbent providers by leveraging our state-of-the-art fiber and coax-based products, wholly-owned network and the ability to quickly build into targeted areas,” says Robert Roeder, EVP and Chief Development Officer of RCN. “Agents benefit from a dedicated channel management team, service level agreements, local support and a commitment of responsiveness and accountability to our customers.”

RCN Business offers a full suite of products, including:

  • Metro Ethernet connections up to 10 Gbps; including DIA, E-Line and E-LAN connections
  • Business Trunking; including PRI and SIP interfaces
  • Full-featured Business Voice offering; including Business Phone with Call Manager and Hosted Voice
  • Broadband Internet access with download speeds up to 110Mbps (available in most areas)

To learn more about RCN Business and its national agent program, contact Patrick Dial, Partner Program Manager at Patrick.Dial@rcn.net or (212) 784-8049.


About RCN Business Services

RCN Business Service provides industry-leading high-speed Internet, voice, video and network solutions to businesses of all sizes. Delivered through a wholly-owned, state-of-the-art fiber-rich network and supported by 100% U.S.-based customer service, RCN Business serves businesses in Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia (Delaware County), Lehigh Valley (PA), Washington, D.C., and New York City. RCN Business received the Metro Ethernet Forum’s CE 2.0 certification in the E-Line, E-LAN and E-Access categories in 2014.

RCN Business Media Contact:
Jaymie Scotto & Associates for RCN
866-695-3629 ext. 13
jsa_rcn@jaymiescotto.com