RCN Adds Digital-Music Service

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RCN Corp. said Tuesday that it has added an online-music subscription tier to its “RCN interACTION” lineup.

The MSO said subscribers will have unlimited access to more than 700,000 tracks from the world's five largest music companies and hundreds of independent labels.

The operator is using Synacor's “Portelus” platform to roll out RCN interACTION Music.

RCN subscribers can try the service for $1 for the first 30 days, then sign on for $7.95 per month.

The MSO provides service in the Boston, New York, eastern Pennsylvania, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles metropolitan markets.