RCN Expands Sports Entertainment Offerings for New York Customers
Leading Provider of High-speed Internet, Digital TV and Phone Services makes “MSG GO” available to subscribers and adds NESN National
PRINCETON, New Jersey – March 28, 2017 - RCN, an award-winning provider of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services announced that New York City customers in its serviceable areas, including Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, now have access to more sports with MSG GO, and the addition of NESN National on channel 584.
RCN Digital TV customers who subscribe to the Signature package now have access to MSG GO, the digital streaming service for the highly acclaimed MSG Networks. This move is part of RCN’s commitment to provide customers the most value with their Digital TV subscription. Customers can watch live sports available from MSG Networks whenever and wherever, on their smartphone, tablet or PC. Additionally, RCN customers with the Premiere Sports Pod will have access to NESN National starting on Wednesday, March 29.
“At RCN, we’re committed to a great customer experience and are always looking for ways to bring more value and enhance our offerings, said Bruce Abbott, General Manager of RCN New York. With the availability of MSG GO and the addition of NESN National we can provide more sports options to customers when and where they want– whether that is local New York games or sports coverage out of New England.”
The MSG GO app and website will enhance the viewing experience for sports fans all over New York by giving them access to their favorite teams anywhere they are. MSG GO also has On-Demand features including game replays, coaches’ shows, and post-game content. Each year, MSG and MSG+ collectively telecast approximately 500 live professional sporting events, including the NBA’s New York Knicks, the NHL’s New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils and New York Islanders, the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer and the WNBA’s New York Liberty.
The expansion of the sport’s entertainment lineup at RCN also includes NESN National, the national television service of NESN that provides fans outside New England the best opportunity to follow the Red Sox, Bruins and all New England sports through analytical coverage and original programing.
MSG is channel 373 (SD) and 687 (HD) and MSG+ can be found on channels 374 (SD) and 688 (HD). NESN National will be channel 584 (HD) starting on Wednesday, March 29.
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