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Atlantic Broadband launches new Amazon Alexa functionality on TiVo platform

  • Source: Cumberland Times-News
  • Date: 3/7/19

CUMBERLAND — Amazon Alexa voice control functionality is now available through cable provider Atlantic Broadband's TiVo-powered video platform.

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Atlantic Broadband Adds Alexa Functionality

  • Source: Multichannel News
  • Date: 3/6/19

Atlantic Broadband said it has added Amazon Alexa voice control functionality to its customers through the TiVo video platform.

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Atlantic Broadband seeks to expand its services

  • Source: The Enterprise
  • Date: 2/27/19

Expanded high-speed internet services are in the works for several rural pockets in St. Mary’s County. The St. Mary’s County commissioners on Tuesday approved submitting a request to the Governor’s Office of Rural Broadband for the expansion plans. In partnership with Atlantic Broadband, which provides cable, internet and telephone service in several states including Maryland, Bob Kelly, director of information technology for the county, said 15 areas in St. Mary’s have been identified for the “middle mile” expansion, extending the infrastructure that currently exists in the more populated “major thoroughfares” of the county, Kelly said.

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Atlantic Broadband Expands CSG Relationship

  • Source: Cablefax
  • Date: 2/22/19

CSG and Atlantic Broadband are expanding their working relationship, giving the latter access the CSG Workforce Express field service management solution.

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CSG Does More for Atlantic Broadband

  • Source: Light Reading
  • Date: 2/21/19

CSG (NASDAQ: CSGS), the trusted partner to simplify the complexity of business transformation in the digital age, today announced an expanded engagement with Atlantic Broadband to help them support their growing customer base, while increasing workforce flexibility and productivity. Atlantic Broadband is the ninth largest cable provider in the United States, offering residential and business customers with Internet, TV and phone services, operating across 11 states from Maine to Florida. It has extended its long-standing working relationship with CSG to enhance its field service operations by leveraging the CSG Workforce Express field service management solution.

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Salamanca schools presented $5,000 from cable commission

  • Source: Olean Times Herald
  • Date: 1/16/19

As part of negotiations for a new contract between Atlantic Broadband and four area municipalities, the cable company has donated $5,000 to Salamanca schools for its television studio. At Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting, Tim Jackson and Paul Mager, two members of the local cable commission, presented a ceremonial check on behalf of the cable company to the school district. “Tonight we have a wonderful benefit or receiving a financial contribution on behalf of that agreement for our school district to be earmarked for our media curriculum,” said Robert Breidenstein, district superintendent.

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Atlantic Broadband Offers Help for Gov’t Workers During Shutdown

  • Source: Multichannel News
  • Date: 1/14/19

Atlantic Broadband said it is offering flexible payment options to customers affected by the partial government shutdown that began Dec. 22. According to ABB, customers who are also affected government employees can receive payment extensions and the adjustment of late fees to stay connected.

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Adjusting to a post-peak TV world

  • Source: Multichannel News
  • Date: 1/7/19

“Offering the improved user interfaces, search and personalization that consumers are craving are table stakes to keep us competitive as we move forward,” Atlantic Broadband vice president of programming and products Heather McCallion said. Atlantic Broadband was one of the first operators to integrate Netflix into its TiVo boxes and in 2018 added voice search capabilities.

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Introducing 10G: The Next Great Leap for Broadband

  • Source: CableLabs
  • Date: 1/7/19

NCTA – The Internet & Television Association, CableLabs and Cable Europe has introduced the cable industry’s vision for delivering 10 gigabit networks, or 10G™ – a powerful, capital-efficient technology platform that will ramp up from the 1 gigabit offerings of today to speeds of 10 gigabits per second and beyond – to consumers in the United States and across the globe in the coming years. To support the rollout, Intel will deliver 10 gigabit ready technology from the network infrastructure to home gateways. Cable operators in the U.S., whose networks currently pass 85 percent of U.S. homes, including Comcast, Charter, Cox, Mediacom, Midco, Cogeco/Atlantic Broadband and others – plus international operators, including Rogers, Shaw Communications, Vodafone, Taiwan Broadband Communications, Telecom Argentina, Liberty Global and more, are implementing the new 10G initiative, with lab trials already underway, and field trials beginning in 2020.

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ATLANTIC BROADBAND PRESIDENT & CEO HONORS US VETERANS

  • Source: Cable Fax
  • Date: 12/18/18

Richard J. Shea, President and CEO of Atlantic Broadband, joined executives from more than 50 companies on Nov 12 at the Nasdaq Marketsite in Times Square to honor US veterans by ringing the Nasdaq opening bell.

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