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Press Release -- July 25th, 2014
Source: rcn-business

Official Telecom Provider RCN Business Supports Citi Open Tennis Tournament with Advanced Services

Elite international tennis tournament benefits from communications services, including Internet, voice and video

Washington, DC (July 25, 2014) – RCN Business , an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, voice, video and network solutions, announces today that it is providing Internet, voice and video services through its wholly-owned and locally managed fiber-rich network to support the Citi Open tennis tournament being held in Washington, D.C.  For three years, RCN has been the official telecom provider of the international tennis open taking place July 26-August 3, 2014, at the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center.

RCN Business is providing TV, Internet and wireless services to keep viewers connected and apprised of matches, while supporting the work of the tournament’s staff during the live nine-day event. RCN Business will also provide connectivity for live-streaming of all matches during the tournament, a service available to viewers via the Citi Open web site. RCN has partnered with the Citi Open since 2012.

“RCN Business has supported this event three years running by leveraging its extensive fiber-rich network to deliver advanced communications such as high-speed Internet, TV solutions and hosted voice,” said Chris Fenger, Chief Operating Officer at RCN. “This is an important event for the Washington community. RCN is committed to providing an outstanding experience for the organizers and fans alike, as we have been providing reliable communications to businesses of all sizes in the D.C. area for years.”

The Citi Open has been held in Washington, D.C. since 1969 under various names and formats. It initially started as a tournament on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) international circuit. In 2012, the event introduced a Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tournament that is now played simultaneously with the ATP men’s events, creating a high-profile sporting event that welcomes some of the most well-known names in international professional tennis.

To learn more about RCN Business and its full slate of communications services, please visit or call 1-877-726-7000.


About RCN Business Services

RCN Business Services provides industry-leading high-speed Internet, voice, video and network solutions to businesses of all sizes and consumers. Delivered through a wholly-owned, state-of-the-art fiber-rich network, and supported by 100% U.S.-based customer service, RCN Business Services serves consumers and businesses in Boston, Chicago, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. In 2014, RCN Business Services received the Metro Ethernet Forum’s CE 2.0 certification for its E-Line, E-LAN and E-Access Ethernet services.

RCN Media Contact:

Christine Keck

Jaymie Scotto & Associates for RCN

866-695-3629 ext. 19

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