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RCN D.C. Metro named Best Cable Provider 2017 in Best of DC Readers’ Poll

Leading D.C. cable and high-speed internet provider honored by the Washington City Paper’s readers for the second year in a row

Washington D.C. (May 15, 2017) - RCN, an industry-leading provider of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services, announced today that it has been recognized as the best cable provider by the Washington City Paper in its annual “Best of D.C.” competition. This marks the second consecutive year RCN has received this award.

The winners of the annual survey are elected by D.C. area voters who submit their top choices for the places, products and services that enrich their lives. Topic areas include food and drink, arts and entertainment, people and places, and goods and services. This distinguished honor recognizes businesses that have fostered consumer relationships with D.C. residents by providing a valuable service along with a quality product.

“Receiving this prestigious award for the second straight year is proof of our dedication to our D.C. Metro customers,” said Sanford Ames, Jr., Senior Vice President and General Manager of RCN D.C. Metro. “This award is a testament to our top-rated customer service and the robust communications services we offer, including exciting innovations such as 1 Gigabit Internet.”

RCN’s advanced network continues to deliver the services consumers want, highlighted by the introduction of 1 Gigabit Internet speeds. RCN’s 1 Gigabit service provides a superior internet and streaming experience accompanied by impeccable customer service in its Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. footprints.

RCN has also been recognized nationally as the Top Consumer Rated Company by PC Mag readers for two years in a row. Additionally, the company received a top-ten ranking from Netflix In their ISP Speed Index in RCN’s serviceable markets.

To learn more or sign up for RCN’s award-winning services, call 1-800-RING-RCN or visit

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About RCN Corporation
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 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.

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