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RCN Reaches CBS HD Deal

RCN Corp. Thursday joined the list of MSOs that have reached deals with Viacom Inc. to carry CBS’ HD feed.

CBS’ HD feed will be available in RCN’s Boston; Manhattan and Queens, N.Y.; Washington, D.C.; San Francisco; and Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley, Pa., markets.

"We’re extremely pleased to provide CBS in HDTV for our customers, " RCN chairman and CEO David C. McCourt said in a release. "The timing of this agreement is ideal, since RCN football fans can watch the Super Bowl this Sunday in high-definition format."