RCN Announces New Music Choice Offering

RCN First to Launch Robust Music Platform Available on TiVo® Devices

PRINCETON, NJ – December 12, 2016 - It’s bold, it’s hip and it’s easy to use. It’s the “New Music Choice,” a brand new, enhanced next generation of Music Choice, the #1 music provider on television that now combines audio and video on the same platform enabling consumers to access multiple genres and decades of music with content including today’s top artists.

RCN customers are the first to experience the “New Music Choice” service that combines 75 commercial-free audio channels and 25 video channels with access to 20,000+ music videos and exclusive content on the same platform at no additional cost.

Customers can access 2 times the number of music audio channels and 20 times the number of music videos from one place on their TiVo set-top box and watch on the biggest screen in their home. This marks the first time a programmer has offered this robust of an audio and music video content library for TV; a big bonus for consumers seeking to enjoy and discover music.

This new service, exclusive to RCN customers, can be accessed simply by tuning directly to a channel or through TiVo’s main menu to launch the app. RCN customers who have a TiVo set-top box can find the “New Music Choice” on channel 851 (1900 in the Lehigh Valley, PA). RCN customers can also access through TiVo’s main menu by going to TiVo Central® and selecting Music & Photos, then Music Choice. For example, when listening to Rihanna on “Hit List,” the consumer will see images of the videos that are available from her robust catalog and exclusive pieces from the Music Choice archives, allowing the consumer to seamlessly move from a Rihanna audio experience into her music videos.

“It’s been a great year for our customers, from introducing 1 Gigabit internet speeds, integrating HBOGO and Hulu on our TiVo set-top boxes to offering more On Demand choices including CBS, and now the new and improved Music Choice on TiVo,” said Chris Fenger, Chief Operating Officer for RCN. “The New Music Choice will offer our customers an unbelievable variety of tunes and music videos alongside a best-in-class user interface with TiVo. RCN is continually redefining the customer experience with the latest trends and newest technology.”

Music Choice’s audio channels are some of the most popular digital radio stations in the country, with curated music content hand-picked by a team of skilled programmers. Music Choice On Demand is the #1 Free On Demand service and Music Choice Music Channels reach a vast, diverse audience that is larger than most cable networks.

This roll out is part of RCN’s and Music Choice’s ongoing commitment to bring its customers the best in entertainment. For additional information and see how it works, visit the New Music Choice Video.

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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 Music Choice
Music Choice, the multi-platform video and music network, delivers its music programming to millions of consumers nationwide through their televisions, online and mobile devices. Music Choice programs dozens of uninterrupted music channels; produces originals that feature today’s hottest established and emerging artists; offers thousands of music videos; and launched Music Choice Play, the music video, lifestyle and entertainment network for Millennials. For additional information log on to MusicChoice.com | Twitter: @MusicChoice | Facebook: facebook.com/MusicChoice.

About TiVo
TiVo Corporation (NASDAQ: TIVO) is a global leader in entertainment technology and audience insights. From the interactive program guide to the DVR, TiVo delivers innovative products and licensable technologies that revolutionize how people find content across a changing media landscape. TiVo enables the world’s leading media and entertainment providers to deliver the ultimate entertainment experience. Explore the next generation of entertainment at tivo.com, forward.tivo.com or follow us on Twitter @tivo or @tivoforbusiness.

TiVo and the TiVo logo are registered trademarks of TiVo Corporation and its subsidiaries worldwide

Music Choice
Josefa Paganuzzi
646-459-3357
jpaganuzzi@musicchoice.com

Matter Communications for RCN
Diane Carragher
978-518-4509
rcn@matternow.com

RCN is a registered trademark of RCN Telecom Services, LLC. TiVo is a registered trademark, and QuickMode is a trademark, of TiVo Inc. or its subsidiaries worldwide. All other company, product and brand names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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