RCN Adds NFL Network and NFL RedZone from NFL Network “To Go”

With “Watch NFL Network,” RCN customers can catch every NFL touchdown on Sunday from anywhere in the U.S.


PRINCETON, NJ – November 25, 2014 –RCN, an industry-leading competitive provider of high-speed Internet, digital TV and phone services, announces the launch of subscriber access through the NFL's "Watch NFL Network" applications. RCN Digital TV customers who receive the networks as part of their cable service can now utilize the “Watch NFL Network” application to view NFL Network and NFL RedZone anywhere in the United States on Internet-connected computers, tablets and Xbox One.

With “Watch NFL Network,” RCN TV customers can view live streams of NFL Network Thursday Night Football games, the morning show NFL AM, and Sunday NFL GameDay shows. With NFL RedZone from NFL Network, RCN TV customers can see every touchdown of every game on Sunday afternoons during the regular season. In addition, football fans will be able to view comprehensive coverage of NFL Events such as the NFL Scouting Combine, NFL Draft, Free Agency and NFL Training Camp, along with original Emmy Award-winning series from NFL Films.

“We know many of our customers have been enjoying access to both the NFL Network and NFL RedZone this football season, and we have heard them express the desire for this programming on the go, whenever and wherever they want it,” said Chris Fenger, Chief Operating Officer for RCN. “We are very pleased to offer these popular channels on laptops and tablets – anywhere, anytime. This new offering helps RCN to provide the best and most convenient options and continue delivering great value and an exceptional customer experience.”

“NFL Network continues to distribute our great content to as many fans on as many platforms as possible,” said John Malkin, VP Affiliate Distribution for NFL Network. “Extending ‘Watch NFL Network’ availability to RCN subscribers falls squarely within that goal.”

To access “Watch NFL Network” on laptops, RCN Digital TV subscribers with NFL Network or with NFL Network and NFL RedZone can go to NFL.com/Watch.

Users would then complete the following steps:

  • Choose RCN from the provider drop-down menu
  • Sign in with a MyRCN user name and password
  • Make a viewing selection and begin watching

Tablet users who are RCN Digital TV subscribers with NFL Network or with NFL Network and NFL RedZone can download the “Watch NFL Network” app for free by visiting the iTunes App Store, the Windows Store or the Google Play store.

NFL Network is included in RCN's Digital Premier Total Pack. NFL RedZone, which airs on Sundays throughout the regular season, is available as a separate subscription premium service.

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RCN Telecom Services, LLC (www.rcn.com and www.rcn.com/business) provides industry-leading high-speed Internet, all-digital TV and phone services for residential, small/medium and Enterprise business customers. PC Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Award named RCN one of the winners for best cable broadband ISPs in 2013 – RCN was rated highest in satisfaction for reliability. RCN was also ranked #1 in Boston by Netflix for the best viewing experience. RCN's affordably priced advanced digital services are delivered through our proprietary, state-of-the-art fiber-rich network and supported by 100% U.S.-based customer service. RCN's primary service areas include Boston, Chicago, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

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