Royster Upped at RCN


RCN Corp. has promoted Deborah M. Royster to senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.

Royster had been general counsel, operations. Prior to that, she spent five years as general counsel of Starpower, RCN's joint venture with Pepco Communications LLC, which serves the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

“Deborah and I have worked together for several years, and she has been a tireless advocate for competition in the telecommunications industry for the Washington, D.C., metro area and elsewhere," RCN chairman and CEO David C. McCourt said in a prepared statement.

“Thanks to these efforts, seven of the 10 largest cities in America, including the Beltway, are now providing consumers with more choices and competitive rates, top-notch technology and high-quality customer service,” he added. “We look forward to Deborah's continued contributions to RCN's future.”