RCN keeps you entertained with the very best digital TV in Philly. Our enhanced fiber-optic network delivers 100% Digital TV, for a stronger signal, clearer picture, and an extensive selection of HD channels, so you can enjoy the programming you love in ultra-vivid detail. Read More...
RCN is Philadelphia's number-one source for your favorite channels, movies and shows, with a clear picture, a great selection and complete control over programming. RCN is also Philadelphia's exclusive provider of TiVo Premiere, the most advanced DVR on the planet. Record and replay your shows in multiple rooms, put them on your mobile devices, and have total power over your viewing experience. You also have access to the programming you want, whenever you want, with our extensive Video On Demand library. Plus TiVo Premiere lets you connect to the web to enjoy YouTube, Pandora and more. With RCN the options are limitless.
Why Choose RCN Over the Other Cable Companies in Philadelphia
Residents of Philadelphia in our cable service area know - you get what you pay for. We know you don't want services from one of the cheap cable companies in Philadelphia. Cable providers in the Philadelphia -area who boast the lowest prices lack the most basic features most people expect and have hidden costs and fees that can send your checking account into the red. Other Philadelphia-area cable providers have the desired features, but at exorbitant costs. So when people in the City of Brotherly Love are asking, "Where can I get great cable service in my area for an affordable price?" we provide a simple answer. Our already satisfied customers agree that RCN Philadelphia is the cable provider with the most comprehensive and affordable features in town. We are Philadelphia's go-to cable company for great cable deals and service.
Basic Digital Cable Services
Basic RCN Philadelphia's cable service includes a digital converter box that allows you to explore hundreds of popular digital cable channels. Television cable service in Philadelphia with RCN has never been better. No matter which Digital Converter Box you choose, you'll get all the digital channels included in your chosen digital cable package. Order Signature Philadelphia Cable Service and get 218 digital channels, or get 307 digital channels with Premier Philadelphia Cable Service. Access news and information 24/7 on CNN and The Discovery Channel or search long lineups of digital channels, local channels, and premium movie channels like HBO®, Showtime®, The Movie Channel®, and Cinemax®. Philadelphia digital cable customers also enjoy 45 commercial-free digital music stations - at no extra cost - through our premium music channels.
Television Cable Service with HD/DVR Converter Boxes
What's better than watching your favorite cable stations? Experiencing them in high-definition! Our Philadelphia-area digital cable customers get the clear, crisp sound and picture that only comes from premium HDTV. People who choose RCN Philadelphia cable service can access high-definition programming with an one of our HD converter boxes. Our digital cable in Philadelphia has 75 of the most popular HD channels. Get the most from your high-definition television cable service bu adding our HD Expanded Pack for access to even more of your favorite HD channels. And for our customers who also like to take control over their TV viewing experience, we have cable television service plans that include an upgrade to an HD/DVR converter box. Watch recorded programs with the freedom to pause, fast-forward, rewind, show slow-motion and instant replay with colors and details you can only get with HD digital cable in Philadelphia from RCN.
RCN and TiVo Premiere
Why choose cable deals from RCN when there are so many other cable providers in Philadelphia? Again, the answer is pretty simple: Only RCN gets you exclusive access to the latest and greatest in DVR technology - TiVo Premiere. It's bigger and better with up to 45 hours of HD programming recording capacity and remote access to recording controls through your mobile device. With exclusive access to TiVo Premiere, only RCN customers have the technological capacity to record multiple shows while watching a previously recorded show. With all of these wonderful features at your fingertips, when your brother or best friend ask you, "Where can I get quality cable in my area that agrees with my budget?" you can tell him the answer is crystal clear - RCN in Philly outshines cheap cable companies in all categories. Take your home viewing experience to the next level with the only Philadelphia cable company in the midst of the next revolution in television viewing and home entertainment. RCN exclusively provides Philadelphia-area cable customers with exclusive access to TiVo® Premiere.
RCN Digital Cable Features
If you missed your favorite television show or couldn't get a ticket to your favorite band's latest performance in Philly, do the next best thing with our On Demand Services. While other Washington DC-area cable companies carry On Demand features none are as comprehensive as ours. Our Video On Demand Packages include free and unlimited access to thousands of hours programming with highlighted content from ABC, Discovery Channel, and Disney Networks On Demand and more. With an HD and HD/DVR converter box, you can be the captain of your home entertainment experience with brilliant colors, details, and sound choosing from our hundreds of HD On Demand offerings.
Philadelphia digital cable packages with RCN include a huge selection of On Demand and Pay-Per-View content. Using our Pay Per View feature is easy to do. With a click of a button, RCN customers can instantly order newly released Video On Demand movies or watch the latest boxing matches, concerts and more without having to maneuver the crowd. Access our library of adult programming whenever the time is right. To order, simply click on the "PPV" button on your remote, browse the "Events" folder, and view liveprogramming or on our replay schedule. Never miss an important Pay Per View program by checking out our monthly features and upcoming events calendar on our website.
Entertainment Premiere Packs
With all of these wonderful features at your fingertips, when your brother or best friend ask you, "Where can I get quality cable in my area that fits into my budget?" you can tell him the answer is crystal clear - RCN Philadelphia outshines cheap cable companies in all categories. One of the ways we maintain our competitive lead is through our affordable Premiere Packs. Whether you are into movies, sports, or international affairs, our Philadelphia cable services can give you what you need. RCN is the Philadelphia cable provider with television choices gallore. Our Premiere Movies & Entertainment Pack includes the very best movie and music entertainment including Encore® movie channels, BBC America, Sundance Channel, IFC, MTV 2, VH1 Classic and more. Philly sports fans don't have to miss any three-pointers, homeruns or hat tricks. Are the Phillies playoff contenders? Check out MLB Extra Innings® to find out. Are the Flyers going to make a run for the Stanley Cup? Watch NHL® Center Ice® to get the latest information. With RCN Philadelphia's cable service, basketball fans can watch NBA League Pass® and ESPN Full Court to be in the know about the 76ers. Eagles fans can check out NFL RedZone®, and for those who follow major league soccer, RCN's sports packages also include MLS Direct Kick™. And for those who prefer news and information, we have a Premiere Pack that includes more than a dozen additional channels covering breaking news, business happenings and scientific discoveries. Keep up-to-date with channels like Fox Business News, BIO, OWN, Science Channel and more.
RCN customers who want a more global perspective can enjoy our International Channels bringing news and programming in languages from around the world. Unlike many providers of digital cable service in Philadelphia, RCN's cable service includes a number of premium international channels featuring news from more than 24 countries in more than 14 languages including Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish and others. Stay connected to world events and get information directly from the source with RCN's digital cable service in the Philadelphia area using RCN's Global Passport.
Cable Deals and Service Bundles
Customer satisfaction is important to us. Saving you money is too. RCN in Philly is committed to bringing you cable deals unparalleled by competing Philadelphia-area cable companies. Bundle your cable, phone and internet services to lower your total monthly costs. RCN offers a wide range of packages with a 3-year price guarantee with no contract required.
Get The Channels You Want And The Ones You Really, Really Want
Watch movies, sports, news, kid's shows and more with all-digital channels, included high-definition programming and free Video ON DEMAND. Order Signature Digital Cable and get 221 digital channels or get 308 digital channels with Premiere Digital Cable.
See Colors You Never Knew Existed
Get up to 75 HD channels included in your package and experience your favorite shows in theater-quality picture clarity and sound (requires a HDTV and HD converter box). Get even more high-definition channels with the
Watch Free Shows Now And Order Movies In Seconds
Get 2,500 hours of free programming like hit movies and TV shows anytime you want – for FREE. Watch entire series with Video ON DEMAND. You can also order movies the same day they're released on DVD with ON DEMAND Movies – many available in high definition.
Feel Free To Bend The Spacetime Continuum
Get the power to pause, rewind and record live TV with DVR. Wow. Nothing gets past you. If it does, you'll just rewind it. Best of all, our DVR converter box comes with a built-in HD receiver. You'll get the same benefits of an HD converter box along with DVR capability.
Digital Cable TV Extras
Teach Your Remote New Tricks
Access even more channels with premium movie channels like HBO®, sports subscriptions, a wide selection of international channels including Spanish-language channels, more HD channels, and ON DEMAND packages. Only order stuff you like… kind of like pizza toppings.
Service offerings are contingent upon RCN verification that the specific address covered by the service request is an RCN serviceable location. Prices do not include taxes, franchise fees or other surcharges. Services and pricing are subject to change. All photos used within rcn.com are intellectual properties of their respective owners. Services are subject to terms and conditions of RCN’s subscriber agreements, on-line policies, and other applicable terms and conditions. Other restrictions may apply.
*Offer ends March 31, 2014 and is limited to new residential customers satisfying applicable eligibility criteria. Not available in all areas. Not all channels and features are available in all areas. Not all premium channel offers are available with Limited Basic Cable TV packages. Not all HD channels are available with Limited Basic Cable TV packages. Programming, channel location and packaging subject to change. RCN [Basic/Signature Digital] Cable TV service needed to access other levels of service. An HD (high-definition) converter box is required at an additional monthly charge to receive HD Channels. Equipment may be needed for the TiVo Home Whole Bundle; pricing may vary. Leased equipment must be returned to RCN if service is canceled. Prices do not include equipment, taxes, franchise fees or other surcharges. A Broadcast TV Surcharge of $3.98 is applicable to all RCN cable packages with Basic Digital TV Tier and higher, and a Sports Surcharge of $1.97 is applicable to all RCN cable packages with Signature Digital TV Tier and/or Premier Tier and/or Sports Packages/Tiers.