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RCN Official Partner of the Boston Cannons

Top Telecom Provider to Partner with Boston’s Major League Men’s Lacrosse Team

Boston, MA – April 7, 2014RCN Boston, leading provider of high-speed internet, all-digital television and phone services, announced today that they are an Official Partner of the Boston Cannons, Boston’s major league men’s lacrosse team.

“RCN is thrilled to partner with The Boston Cannon’s professional men’s lacrosse team as we have similar goals. We both strive to give our customers and fans the best experience with high standards of excellence in everything we do,” said Jeff Carlson, RCN Vice President and General Manager. “Lacrosse is a sport that has become increasingly popular especially in throughout our footprint and RCN is committed to supporting the communities where we live and work.”

As part of this partnership, RCN will be the Co- Presenting Sponsor of the Boston Cannons Skills Competition which is held throughout New England. Five lucky towns within RCN’s service footprint will be chosen to host a skills competition, this spring.

Additionally, RCN will have a significant visual presence on the Boston Cannons’ home field at Harvard Stadium. RCN will be the Co- Presenting Sponsor of the Boston Cannons Skills Competition which is held throughout New England, a Presenting Partner of all Boston Cannon Team Awards, a partner of the Metro Lacrosse: Cannons Care Scholarship Program and a Presenting Partner of the Boston Cannon’s Dream Team.

“RCN is a great addition as an official partner of the Boston Cannons,” said Kevin Barney, Boston Cannons General Manager. “RCN has a history of being deeply committed to the communities it serves which matches our team’s commitment to our fans.”

RCN recently announced that it has substantially increased Internet upload speeds for most of its residential Internet customers as a free upgrade at no cost. RCN customers benefit from faster speeds, superior technology and a reliable network.

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About RCN Boston
RCN in Boston serves the communities of Allston, Arlington, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Burlington, Charlestown, Dedham, Dorchester, Framingham, Hyde Park, Lexington, Milton, Natick, Needham, Newton, Roslindale, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, West Roxbury and Woburn.

About RCN
RCN Telecom Services, LLC ( and 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 its proprietary, state-of-the-art fiber-rich network and supported by 100% U.S.-based customer service. RCN's primary service areas include Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Boston, and Chicago.

About Boston Cannons
The Boston Cannons are one of the founding franchises of Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league. They began play in June of 2001 and currently host home games at Harvard Stadium. They won their first MLL Championship on August 28, 2011. Tickets for the 2014 season are now on sale. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 617.746.9933 or visit

RCN Media Contact:
Ann Murphy, RCN Boston
Tel: 617-646-1031,


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