RCN Expands Mass. VOD Launch

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RCN Corp. said it expanded video-on-demand service to 35,000 homes in three
areas in Boston and 95,000 homes in the neighboring Lehigh Valley area, matching
area operator Comcast Corp., which plans to launch VOD in that market soon.

RCN is branding its service "RCN Impulse On Demand," and it carries hit
movies, children's programs, ESPN content, special events and Hollywood library

New releases are priced at $3.99 and library content at $2.99.

TVN Entertainment Corp. supplies RCN with its VOD content, and SeaChange
International Inc. is the company's server vendor.