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Atlantic Broadband extends COVID-19 customer pledge

  • Source: Broadband Technology Report
  • Date: 5/14/20

Atlantic Broadband, the nation’s eighth-largest cable operator, announced that it will extend its support of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) “Keep Americans Connected” pledge until June 30 to ensure that customers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak will have access to vital services.

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Atlantic Broadband keeps customers connected during COVID-19 outbreak

  • Source: Aiken CEO
  • Date: 5/11/20

Atlantic Broadband has announced that it will extend its support of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) “Keep Americans Connected” pledge until June 30 to ensure that customers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak will have access to vital services.

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Atlantic Broadband reports usage spikes since COVID-19 outbreak

  • Source: Light Reading
  • Date: 4/7/20

QUINCY, Mass. – Atlantic Broadband, the nation's eighth-largest cable operator, has reported significant increases in internet bandwidth usage since the COVID-19 outbreak. With stay-at-home orders in place in most states, there has been a significant increase in traffic due to work-from-home, e-learning and increased usage of video platforms.

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Atlantic Broadband alters ops for COVID-19 crisis

  • Source: Light Reading
  • Date: 3/27/20

QUINCY, Mass. – Atlantic Broadband, the nation's eighth-largest cable operator, has implemented a range of measures to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus among customers and employees, while continuing to serve its business and residential customers.

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Atlantic Broadband offers free Wi-Fi hot spots, lower internet costs amid COVID-19

  • Source: Daily Press/Tidewater Review
  • Date: 3/24/20

As schools and businesses close amid the coronavirus outbreak, a lot of people are now working from home. But with limited internet access Tidewater people are faced with another problem as they work to stay connected. In order to help alleviate the issue at hand, Atlantic Broadband, the main internet provider in the region, is opening free hot spots around the region, lowering internet costs and offering business assistance.

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Atlantic Broadband Offers Free Internet Service

  • Source: Altoona Mirror
  • Date: 3/21/20

Atlantic Broadband announced plans to ensure customers and the public have access to the internet during the COVID-19 outbreak. The company has introduced Atlantic Broadband Internet Assist for a limited time for residents in need in its service areas who do not currently have internet with Atlantic Broadband.

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Atlantic Broadband Announces 4G Backup Service

  • Source: Cumberland Times News
  • Date: 3/15/20

CUMBERLAND — Atlantic Broadband, the nation’s eighth-largest cable operator, announced the availability of 4G LTE backup service for its business internet customers. Supported by Altaworx, which aggregates services from two leading nationwide wireless networks, the service enhances reliability by protecting against internet interruptions. With the addition of the backup service, Atlantic Broadband’s internet service now offers a 99.9% uptime commitment through service level agreements.

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Atlantic Broadband Announces 4G Backup Service

  • Source: Cumberland Times News
  • Date: 3/15/20

CUMBERLAND — Atlantic Broadband, the nation’s eighth-largest cable operator, announced the availability of 4G LTE backup service for its business internet customers. Supported by Altaworx, which aggregates services from two leading nationwide wireless networks, the service enhances reliability by protecting against internet interruptions. With the addition of the backup service, Atlantic Broadband’s internet service now offers a 99.9% uptime commitment through service level agreements.

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After an upgrade to its transport network, Atlantic Broadband turns on 10-Gig fiber service for some businesses

  • Source: Fierce Telecom
  • Date: 3/5/20

Atlantic Broadband announced on Thursday that it's offering 10-Gigabit, fiber-based speeds to business customers in parts of its footprint. Atlantic Broadband, which is owned by Cogeco and is the eighth-largest cable operator in the U.S., is offering the 10-Gig service in Western Pennsylvania, Rochester, New Hampshire and Southern Maine. Atlantic Broadband plans to roll out the service in the company’s Belmont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maryland, Delaware and Florida service areas.

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Atlantic Broadband to buy Thames Valley Communications

  • Source: The Day
  • Date: 1/13/20

Groton — Atlantic Broadband announced that it will buy Thames Valley Communications for $50 million, a step the company said will allow it to reach about 10,000 new customers east of the Thames River. Atlantic Broadband operates in New London, Waterford, East Lyme, Montville, Griswold, Killingly, Plainfield, Sterling and Putnam, while TVC operates in Groton, Mystic, Stonington, Pawcatuck and Gales Ferry. Andrew Walton, a spokesman for Atlantic Broadband, said the deal makes sense as the two companies have adjacent territories in similar markets in southeastern Connecticut. He said Thames Valley has strong local operations in the region, quality infrastructure, and a commitment to southeastern Connecticut, qualities that Atlantic Broadband shares.

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