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The WATCH Disney Channel and WATCH ABC Apps Now Available to RCN Digital TV Customers

Programming Available to RCN Customers on December 19th

Princeton, NJ – December 19, 2014 – RCN, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, digital TV and phone services, announced today that Digital TV customers can now receive live access to Disney and ABC networks at home or on-the-go via WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD, WATCH Disney Junior, WATCH ABC Family and WATCH ABC.

With an array of programming for both children and adults, customers who receive Disney Channel and ABC networks as part of their monthly RCN Digital TV video subscription can now stream HD-quality programming from the convenience of their iOS and Android devices, as well as online. Customers simply download the apps to their tablets or smartphones, to immediately start enjoying Disney Channel and ABC programming. To watch their favorite shows on computers and laptops, customers can visit,,, and To gain access to live programming and additional content, customers can verify their account by selecting RCN from the list of cable TV providers and enter their “MyRCN” user name and password.

Customers who enjoy Disney Channel- and ABC-branded network programming never have to worry about missing a show again. They can watch full episodes of ABC’s hit shows, such as Scandal and Modern Family, ABC Family shows Pretty Little Liars and The Fosters, Disney Channel shows JESSIE and Girl Meets World, Disney Junior shows Sofia the First, and Disney XD shows Star Wars Rebels and Phineas and Ferb, among many others.

“With these new apps, our customers are able to enjoy an even better experience with their RCN video service and with it an incredibly wide selection of programming offered by the Disney Channel and ABC family of networks,” said Chris Fenger, Chief Operating Officer at RCN. “The launch of these apps keeps our customers on the cutting edge of the viewer experience. It is always our goal at RCN to provide our customers access to the products and services for which they express a need, and this is a good example of that.”

The Disney Channels and ABC apps are free to download and include a simple user interface that takes the current online viewing experience to HD-quality, multi-touch displays of today’s smartphones and tablets. Once a user downloads the apps, they will receive instructions to enter their MyRCN credentials to access their favorite content on their device. The Disney Channels, ABC and ABC Family apps are available free on the iTunes and Google Play App Stores.

More information about the WATCH Disney and WATCH ABC and RCN services are available via or by calling 1-800-RING-RCN.

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About RCN Telecom Services, LLC

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 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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