ECHOtrade chooses RCN Metro for connectivity

NOVEMBER 12, 2009 -- Optical bandwidth services provider RCN Metro Optical Networks, a division of RCN Corp., says it is providing ECHOtrade, a professional trading firm dedicated to the needs of the off-the-floor trader, with connectivity to major financial exchanges and the Internet.

NOVEMBER 12, 2009 -- Optical bandwidth services provider RCN Metro Optical Networks, a division of RCN Corp., says it is providing ECHOtrade, a professional trading firm dedicated to the needs of the off-the-floor trader, with connectivity to major financial exchanges and the Internet. In addition, RCN Metro is providing colocation services for their New York offices.

RCN Metro upgraded ECHOtrade's network services to include multiple circuits for connectivity to financial exchanges, connecting to the Internet and colocation services at its 111 8th Ave facility.

Founded in 1999, ECHOtrade is a professional trading firm that provides software geared towards speed of execution, lower cost transactions, and higher payouts for off-floor traders.

"As the financial services industry evolves and technology gets more advanced, we are committed to providing our traders with the most reliable, dense, high-capacity network available today and one designed to meet their needs tomorrow," said Robert D. Keller, COO of ECHOtrade. "When we decided to upgrade our services, RCN Metro was the clear choice and was even highly recommended by another network services provider."

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