RCN is making ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS) UltraHD/4K and Bluetooth enabled set-top boxes available in its service areas in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, including Bethlehem, Easton, Allentown and surrounding communities. Also included in the rollout is an updated TiVo (NASDAQ:TIVO) interface with integrated search features, a remote finder and a new TiVo-powered remote with a one-click access button for Netflix.
"RCN's new 4K offering is ahead of the curve for 2018 when 4K content, TVs and electronics will be in high demand," said Sanford Ames, Jr., senior vice president and general manager of RCN Lehigh Valley. "This innovation, combined with our previous first-to-market initiatives, furthers our commitment to providing our customers with the best possible products, technology and service. Residents in the Lehigh Valley have exclusive access to near cinema-level picture quality from the comfort of their own homes, as well as some added convenience with the exciting bonus features."
RCN has a relationship with TiVo dating back to 2009.