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Vivicast confirms network deal with RCN

February 13, 2019

Following on the recent announcement by RCN Cable to deliver 4k channels to its subscribers in Boston, New York, eastern Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., and Chicago, Vivicast Media has signed an agreement to license three of the distribution company’s global 4k channels to the leading cable provider, it was announced jointly by Stuart Smitherman, President of Vivicast Media and Chris Fenger, COO of RCN.

Beginning this month, RCN customers with 4K-enabled set-top-boxes will have access to Vivicast Media’s premier channels including:

  • Travelxp 4k, the multi award-winning network that serves as the world’s first and only travel programming destination broadcasting in 4k high dynamic range (HDR).
  • C4K360, the only 100% 4k Ultra High Definition lifestyle entertainment channel aimed exclusively at the millennial and generation Y markets, including extreme sports, gaming, lifestyle, travel destinations, e-sports, concerts and festivals – all in 4k Ultra HD.
  • Ambiance, a breathtaking television destination for 4K audiences presenting a wide array of original programming filmed around the world in UHD by top nature cinematographers.

“We are pleased to further fuel the continuing expansion of 4k television in the US with RCN, a forward-thinking cable operator that has earned global recognition for its commitment to innovation and unparalleled attention to subscriber needs,” said Stuart Smitherman, President of Vivicast Media.

“With the addition of Vivicast Media’s 4K channels, RCN has become the premier destination for 4K channel content. Not only will customers enjoy travel, lifestyle, music, and more, they can utilize this 4K technology on their favorite streaming services via their TiVo set-top boxes – providing a seamless user entertainment experience,” said Chris Fenger, COO of RCN. “RCN continuously offers new and innovative technologies, and with the launch of 4K dedicated channels, we’re adding this advanced viewing experience to our trusted services, including 1 Gigabit internet, whole home WiFi, the new TiVo Experience with voice remote and more.”

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