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Atlantic Broadband Wraps Rebrand of Acquired MetroCast Systems

  • Source: Multi Channel
  • Date: 5/2/18

As the final step of its acquisition of MetroCast Cable Systems, Atlantic Broadband said it has rebranded those systems as Atlantic Broadband and pushed ahead with a set of high-speed internet upgrades for residential and business customers in those legacy MetroCast markets.

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MetroCast becomes Atlantic Broadband

  • Source: Fosters
  • Date: 5/2/18

ROCHESTER — Starting Tuesday, all branches of MetroCast Cable were officially rebranded as Atlantic Broadband and all existing customers will be immediately upgraded to higher internet speeds.

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NH INTERNET CUSTOMERS ROCKETED TO ACCELERATED SPEED TODAY

  • Source: WOKQ 97.5
  • Date: 5/2/18

Have you noticed that your internet speed is quite a bit faster today? Well, you're not alone, as a re-branding of MetroCast Cable means faster internet for customers. First reported by Fosters.com, Atlantic Broadband made a 1.4 billion dollar acquisition of MetroCast last year, which was finalized a few months ago. This morning, there was a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and it was announced all existing customers will be immediately upgraded to higher internet speeds.

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Atlantic Broadband Completes MetroCast Rebrand and Increases Internet Speeds for Both Residential and Business Customers

  • Source: Citizen Tribune
  • Date: 5/1/18

QUINCY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2018--Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 9th largest cable operator, today announced that the final step in the acquisition of MetroCast Cable Systems is complete and the organization has been rebranded as Atlantic Broadband. Starting today, Atlantic Broadband is delivering automatic internet speed upgrades to all legacy MetroCast residential and business customers. All residential subscribers now have access to speeds up to 200 Mbps and businesses as high as 500 Mbps depending on the market. These increases represent the first in new enhanced services that will continue to roll out throughout the year.

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Cogeco Communications Inc. Announces the Completion of Atlantic Broadband’s Acquisition of all of the MetroCast Cable Systems

  • Source: Southern Maryland News Net
  • Date: 2/6/18

Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX: CCA) announced on Thursday, January 4, 2018, that its subsidiary Atlantic Broadband has completed the acquisition of cable systems owned by Harron Communications, L.P. and operating under the MetroCast brand name (“MetroCast”). Atlantic Broadband raised US$1.85 billion of secured debt through a combination of term loan B and revolving credit facility financings as well as US$315 million of equity through an investment by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”) for a 21% interest in Atlantic Broadband’s holding company. These proceeds were used to finance the US$1.4 billion purchase price and to refinance Atlantic Broadband’s existing debt.

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Deal To Take Over MetroCast Complete

  • Source: Southern Maryland Online
  • Date: 2/6/18

HOLLYWOOD, Md. (January 18, 2018)—Atlantic Broadband has completed its acquisition of all MetroCast cable systems in the United States, according to a statement from a public relations firm the company has retained.

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Atlantic Broadband increases fibre network with acquisition of FiberLight's Floridian operations

  • Source: Total Telecom
  • Date: 1/26/18

Atlantic Bradband's full fibre network now spans the entire eastern seaboard, from Maine to Florida. Atlantic Broadband has signed a deal to buy FiberLight's entire fibre network in Southern Florida, according to a company release. The deal will reportedly double Atlantic Broadband's footprint in the state, adding 350 route miles to Atlantic Broadband's existing networks.

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Atlantic Broadband To Acquire All Assets of FiberLight, LLC's South Florida Fiber Network

  • Source: TMCnet.com
  • Date: 1/25/18

Atlantic Broadband To Acquire All Assets of FiberLight, LLC's South Florida Fiber Network Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 9th largest cable operator has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the entire South Florida fiber network from FiberLight (News - Alert), LLC, an industry leader in providing high-performance fiber-optic network solutions. Upon completion of the agreement, Atlantic Broadband will add approximately 350 route miles to its existing South Florida footprint, more than doubling its existing fiber footprint in the region.

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Atlantic Broadband To Acquire All Assets of FiberLight, LLC’s South Florida Fiber Network

  • Source: Telecom Reseller
  • Date: 1/25/18

Acquisition of Proven Fiber Network Significantly Expands Company’s Reach for Enterprise and Carrier-level Services QUINCY, Mass., January 25, 2018 – Atlantic Broadband, the nation’s 9th largest cable operator has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the entire South Florida fiber network from FiberLight, LLC, an industry leader in providing high-performance fiber-optic network solutions. Upon completion of the agreement, Atlantic Broadband will add approximately 350 route miles to its existing South Florida footprint, more than doubling its existing fiber footprint in the region.

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Atlantic Broadband To Acquire All Assets of FiberLight, LLC’s South Florida Fiber Network

  • Source: Telecompetitor
  • Date: 1/25/18

January 25, 2018 — QUINCY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Atlantic Broadband, the nation’s 9th largest cable operator has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the entire South Florida fiber network from FiberLight, LLC, an industry leader in providing high-performance fiber-optic network solutions. Upon completion of the agreement, Atlantic Broadband will add approximately 350 route miles to its existing South Florida footprint, more than doubling its existing fiber footprint in the region.

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