RCN’s secure and reliable Internet, voice and data services support the international tennis event for fourth year
Washington, DC – July 30, 2015 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today it is the official telecommunications sponsor for the 2015 Citi Open Tournament to be held in Washington, D.C., at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center August 1 – 9, 2015. As the official telecom sponsor for the past four years, RCN Business will provide Internet, phone and TV services over its wholly-owned and locally managed fiber-rich network to support the local and international TV broadcast coverage for this global event.
The world’s best tennis champions, including two of the 2015 top five players in the world, Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori, will gather in the nation’s capital to participate in the prestigious tournament. The Citi Open is one of the top 20 events on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour and benefits the Washington Tennis and Education Foundation (WTEF), a non-profit organization committed to providing powerful education and athletic programs to students from Washington’s inner city.
RCN Business is providing TV, Internet and wireless services to keep viewers connected, while supporting the work of the tournament’s staff during the live nine-day event. RCN will provide connectivity for live-streaming of all matches during the tournament, a service available to viewers via the Citi Open web site. RCN installed and will support its next-generation Hosted Voice platform, enabling event staff to have greater mobility throughout the event.
"For years our team has been dedicated to providing reliable communications for the Citi Open tennis tournament, ensuring seamless connectivity throughout the nine-day event,” states Sanford Ames, VP and General Manager, RCN Washington. "RCN Business shares Citi and WTEF’s commitment to supporting inner-city youth, and is honored to be a part of an event that promotes quality instruction, resources and mentorship to build champions on and off the court.”
RCN Business offers a full suite of cost-effective, reliable voice, data, Internet and video services to power business, no matter a company’s size or industry. Additional information about RCN Business’s fiber-based connectivity services can be found at rcn.com/business or by calling 1-877-726-7000.
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About RCN Business Services
RCN Business Service provides industry-leading high-speed Internet, voice, video and network solutions to businesses of all sizes. Delivered through a wholly-owned, state-of-the-art fiber-rich network and supported by 100% U.S.-based customer service, RCN Business serves businesses in Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley (PA), Washington, D.C., and New York City. RCN Business received the Metro Ethernet Forum’s CE 2.0 certification in the E-Line, E-LAN and E-Access categories in 2014.
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