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Press Release -- December 12th, 2016
Source: rcn-business

RCN Business Continues Network Expansion Into Another Major U.S. Data Center

RCN Business’s Fiber-Rich Network Now Available in 165 Halsey Street in New Jersey

NEW YORK – December 12, 2016RCN Business, a communications network provider delivering solutions for data, voice and video, announces completion of the expansion of its network into the 165 Halsey Street data center located in Newark, NJ. 165 Halsey Street owns and operates 1.2 million square feet of carrier-neutral SSAE-16 certified data center space giving carriers, enterprises and service providers access to cost-effective space, power and interconnection services.

“RCN Business has a strategic focus on expanding its network and advanced telecommunications services into major data centers across the Northeast in order to offer customers more choice,” states Bruce Abbott, Vice President and General Manager at RCN New York City. “165 Halsey Street is a superior data center provider offering customers high-quality colocation options. Customers in that facility will now have the ability to directly access the full spectrum of RCN Business communications solutions.”

“We welcome the addition of RCN Business to our facility,” comments Joseph Simone, President for Tishman Real Estate Services for 165 Halsey Street. “RCN Business is known for delivering customized and reliable telecommunications solutions, marked by excellent service and support.”

RCN Business offers a full suite of communications services, including Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), Hosted Voice, PRI/SIP Trunks and Video (HDTV), as well as Ethernet E-Line, E-LAN and dark fiber services to businesses of all sizes.

RCN Business previously expanded its secure, state-of-the-art network into other key data centers and carrier hotels including the Telehouse facility located at 85 10th Avenue in New York City, and 325 Hudson in New York City. To learn more about RCN Business, visit or call 1-877-726-7000.

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About RCN Business Services

RCN Business Services 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, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Philadelphia (Delaware County), , and Washington, D.C. RCN Business received the Metro Ethernet Forum’s CE 2.0 certification in the E-Line, E-LAN and E-Access categories in 2014. RCN Business received PCMag’s 2016 Business Choice Award for Internet Service Providers. Follow RCN Business on LinkedIn and Twitter.

RCN Media Contact:

Jaymie Scotto & Associates for RCN

866-695-3629 ext. 13

About 165 Halsey Street

165 Halsey Street is a dedicated 1.2 million square foot data center/colocation/telecom carrier hotel with over 80 MW of power. Located just 13 miles from Manhattan, 165 Halsey Street offers affordable space, power and significant interconnection to over 60 US and global network operators. 165 Halsey is carrier-neutral, SSAE 16-certified, and independently owned and operated. With 165 Halsey Colocation, there are no monthly recurring cross connect fees between customers, allowing safe, convenient and affordable interconnection.

For more information, visit or follow the company on Twitter @165Halsey and LinkedIn.

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