PRESS RELEASE — Princeton, NJ – March 15, 2016 – RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for data, voice and video, announces today that it will broaden its service area into New Jersey through its partnership with Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based fiber optic and telecommunications solutions provider. The companies announced their intent to work together in December, with the goal of expanding RCN Business’ voice and data solutions, along with access into key data centers in New Jersey.
Agents now have the ability to sell RCN Business’ portfolio of world-class communications products and services to their customers in New Jersey. Cross River Fiber boasts a dense fiber network throughout its footprint. RCN Business agents will have the ability to sell Ethernet services up to 10Gbps and voice products, including next-generation Hosted Voice and Business Trunks, to companies over Cross River Fiber’s state-of-the-art Ethernet network. The relationship also provides access into key data centers in New Jersey, including facilities operated by Digital Realty, Savvis, Telx, IO, Net Access, Sentinel and Equinix.
“Our agents are looking for a carrier they can depend on for industry-leading customer service and reliable, state-of-the-art technology,” states Mike Carrosquilla, SVP of Commercial Services for RCN. “Thanks to our partnership with Cross River Fiber, we are expanding the RCN footprint to offer high quality services throughout the northeast. Cross River Fiber’s dense network also gives us access to a variety of data centers in New Jersey, offering another key benefit to our channel partners.”
“We are proud to partner with RCN Business and look forward to enabling their channel partners with the ability to connect clients to more carrier hotels, data centers and customer locations,” says Vincenzo Clemente, Chief Executive Officer of Cross River Fiber. “As RCN Business extends its reach, their agents are now able to offer customers a secure and scalable network with access to dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other critical network services. We are dedicated to offering a network that is scalable and secure, and our partnership with RCN Business will bring our network to a greater variety of clients.”
To learn more about RCN Business and its national agent program, visit www.rcn.com/business.
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, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Philadelphia 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. Follow RCN Business on LinkedIn and Twitter.
About Cross River Fiber
Cross River Fiber LLC is a New Jersey-based telecom and infrastructure service provider that designs, constructs and maintains its own independent fiber-optic network. Cross River Fiber provides scalable high-speed fiber-optic based services to meet the unique and stringent requirements of today’s businesses and organizations. To learn more about Cross River Fiber, visit www.crossriverfiber.com.