RCN and TBI Announce Partnership to Provide Augmented Fiber, Voice and Managed Service Solutions

Wholly owned fiber-rich network provider empowers both small and enterprise businesses to excel

PRINCETON, New Jersey (May 31, 2017) - TBI, the nation’s leading third-party technology distributor, has partnered with RCN Business, a communications partner providing voice, data and video solutions over its fiber-rich network to its small, medium and enterprise business clients.

“The partnership with TBI will be truly beneficial for RCN Business customers and enable us to continue to grow and expand our wholly-owned, modern fiber and coax network into new markets,” said SVP at RCN Business, Mike Carrosquilla. “TBI’s back-office support, including solutions engineers, will be working alongside RCN on discovery, design and implementation of Ethernet deployments. Our robust portfolio of competitively priced IP-based data and voice communications solutions will provide TBI partners and sales people with a truly diverse, competitive alternative to the incumbents in our markets.”

RCN Business provides exceptional customer service and fast installation times for their facilities-based communication products and services. RCN 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 offerings including Business Phone with Call Manager and Hosted Voice
  • Broadband internet access with download speeds up to 330 Mbps

“We’re pleased to provide our partners with other options and worthwhile considerations for fiber-rich networks,” said Mike Onystok, vice president of TBI Omni Center Sales. “RCN can provide a fiber deployment in just 22 days. That ability to quickly provide businesses with robust and secure telecommunications services makes them an attractive and reliable partner to us at TBI. Communication is the core of every business, and we’re glad to offer RCN’s state of the art voice, data and video services.”

To learn more about RCN Business visit www.rcn.com/business. For a free consultation please fill out this form or contact us by calling 877-726-7000.

About RCN Corporation
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 ISPs in 2013, 2015 and 2016 – RCN was rated highest in overall satisfaction. RCN is YouTube HD Verified, earning the company the highest-ranking that Google offers. RCN is also a Netflix Open Connect partner, placing in the Top rankings on the Netflix USA ISP Speed Index in the markets RCN serves. RCN's affordably priced advanced digital services are delivered through its 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 (Delaware County) and Washington, DC.

About TBI
TBI is the nation’s leading third-party technology distributor. Since 1991, it has assisted Systems Integrators, VARs, MSPs, IT consultants, developers, software distributors and more in advising and sourcing the right technology solutions. TBI serves as a partner’s advocate, ensuring the proper provisioning of cloud, Internet, data, mobility, voice, and managed services from best-in-class service providers to achieve clients’ desired business outcomes. Through training and marketing programs focused on the benefits of technology to the business, TBI empowers its partners to be the foremost authority to advise and source all of their clients’ technology needs. With the largest back-office in the industry, TBI partners are fully supported by pre- and post-sales operations, project managers, and solutions engineers certified in the latest industry-leading technologies. To learn more about TBI and other Providers within TBI’s portfolio, visit www.tbicom.com.

RCN Media Contact
Jackie Fraser, Matter

TBI Media Contact
Corey Cohen