Cable overbuilder RCN Corp. is launching a broadband-content portal,
Megaband (www.rcnmegaband.com), based
on content supplied by Terra Networks S.A.'s Terra Lycos for RCN's broadband
The portal features seven main areas: welcome page; news; finance;
entertainment; sports; kids and family; and games.
The welcome page includes customized local news, sports and weather.
The news section contains national and international news feeds.
The finance section boasts streaming video, stock prices and
The entertainment area includes music, video clips, movie trailers and local
Fox Sports is supplying sports news, game highlights and fantasy
Lycos is supplying hundreds of games from its "Lycos Gamesville," as well as
content for the kids and family section.
The site is free to all RCN broadband Internet subscribers. Subscribers also
have access to Listen.com's Rhapsody paid music site (http://www.listen.com/), including
a free 30-day trial, and a 15-day trial to "Net Nanny" parental-control