RCN Adds V-me To Its Lineup In Four Markets

V-me Media Inc. has reached an agreement with RCN to carry V-me in its systems in Boston, Chicago, New York and Philadelphia.
Under the deal, terms of which were not disclosed, V-me is now available on its digital -cable plan and as part of its MiVision Lite, MiVision Plus and El Paqueton Hispanic programming package.
The network, which provides pre-school education, cooking, lifestyle, nature, music, movies, drama, news, sports and current affairs programming, had already been available to RCN subscribers in the Washington, D.C. market.
"V-me presents high quality entertainment for Spanish speakers of all ages, including "V-me delivers smart, engaging entertainment for adults and kids, which makes us a real alternative for Latino families, "said Carmen DiRienzo, president and CEO of V-me Media Inc., in a statement. "We are delighted to add RCN as a carriage partner across the various Top 25 Hispanic markets where they are an important home entertainment service provider."
"RCN strives to be an industry leader in offering a customized line up of Spanish-language content," said Richard Ramlall, senior vice president, strategic external affairs and programming at RCN, in a statement."V-me is a great complement to our Hispanic programming, and we are thrilled to roll it out to our customers in the largest cities we serve."
RCN said it now offers some 500 international choices, including 85 linear channels in 14 different languages.