The Country Network (TCN) is pleased to announce the launch of their 4K service on RCN, award-winning provider of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services. This next step in cutting edge TV will be available to subscribers in Boston, Chicago, New York City, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and Washington DC. The opportunity to broadcast TCN’s 4K network into 4 of the top 7 DMAs in the US is a milestone for our company,” says Tim Eaton, President, and CEO of The Country Network. " The fact that those 4 cities have a high cable penetration is a bonus. As a point of reference, NYC has an 83.8% cable penetration.”
With sales taking off over the past year, now is the perfect time to launch and TCN is one of the first to provide this version of service to cable operators. 4K (or Ultra HD) offers advanced TV delivery with enough pixels to fill four full HD 1080p screens. Through 4K technology, users experience four times the level of detail, which is especially helpful on televisions that measure 50-inches and above, according to TechRadar. The crystal-clear picture provided by 4K enables customers to catch every detail of their favorite sporting events, music videos, and movies. During this past holiday season, Amazon announced that the best-selling televisions were 4K TV’s. Over 17 million Ultra HD 4K TV’s were shipped to North America in 2017 and statistics predict that shipments reached 20 million in 2018.
RCN’s new 4K offering is ahead of the curve with 4K content, TVs and electronics in such demand and this new service take technology offered to subscribers to a whole new level. "With the addition of seven new 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."
TCN has 10 original series that are all shot in 4K. From studio productions to bars in Nashville, TCN works hard on not only the picture quality, but to mix the music on their multi-track system, so the sound quality is amazing. From the rising stars to the superstars, TCN is committed to delivering the best of country music videos, lifestyle, and original content.
About The Country Network: The Country Network (“TCN”) is an innovative music video network dedicated to providing today’s country music enthusiasts more choices in televised and digital programming. TCN is the premier 4K television network dedicated exclusively to airing country music videos, 4K original and exclusive programming. The Country Network is the fastest growing Country music network and is in over 51 markets with more than 40 million DMA households. TCNcountry.com “Country Music, all the time.” The channel is available in multiple platforms and is distributed in 4K, HD and SD and can be picked up by Cable, Satellite, HD Antenna and streaming devices like Roku and online at http://www.tcncountry.com.
About RCN : RCN Telecom Services, LLC (http://www.rcn.com and http://www.rcn.com/business) provides industry-leading high-speed internet, all-digital TV and phone services for residential, small/medium and Enterprise business customers. PC Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Award named RCN one of the winners for best ISPs in 2015, 2016 and 2017 – RCN was rated highest in overall satisfaction. RCN is YouTube HD Veri0ed, earning the company the highest-ranking that Google offers. RCN is also a Net_ix Open Connect partner, placing in the Top rankings on the Net_ix USA ISP Speed Index in the markets RCN serves. RCN’s affordably priced advanced digital services are delivered through its proprietary, state-of-the-art 0ber-rich network and supported by 100% U.S.-based customer service. RCN’s primary service areas include Boston, Chicago, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Philadelphia (Delaware County) and Washington, DC. For more information on RCN’s new 4K channel offerings, visit http://www.rcn.com/4k-tv or call 800-746-4726.
TCN Media Contact:
Tim Eaton – 817-631-9796 – tim
RCN Media Contact
Emma Lasch – 617-874-5069 – Matter rcn