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

  • Date: 5/1/18

Quincy, MA, 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 300 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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ATLANTIC BROADBAND DEPLOYS GIGABIT INTERNET SERVICE IN AIKEN AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES

  • Date: 2/27/18

AIKEN, S.C., Feb.27, 2018 – Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 9th largest cable operator, today announced the widespread availability of its Gigabit internet service in Aiken and surrounding communities as part of its ongoing service enhancements in the area.

Effective immediately, both GigaEdge (residential) and Pro GigaEdge (business) services are available for homes and businesses in Atlantic Broadband’s growing South Carolina region which includes Aiken, as well areas it services in Graniteville, Jackson, New Ellenton, Wagener and Warrenville. These powerful internet speeds will enable an entirely new technology level of the customer experience.

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

  • Date: 1/25/18

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

  • Date: 1/4/18

Montréal, Québec and Quincy, MA, January 4, 2018 – Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX: CCA) announced today 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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Atlantic Broadband Deploys High-Speed Internet and Phone Services to Derry and Decatur Townships

  • Date: 12/5/17

DERRY, Pa., December 5, 2017 – Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 9th largest cable operator, today announced the launch of high-speed internet and phone services for residents in Derry and Decatur Townships, Pa. Atlantic Broadband worked with local officials and the Mifflin County Internet Advisory Committee to deliver enhanced internet service to Mifflin County, and this announcement follows the companies $1.4 million investment in the area announced earlier this year.

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Atlantic Broadband Deploys Gigabit Internet Service in Miami

  • Date: 8/29/17

MIAMI BEACH, Aug. 29, 2017 – Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 9th largest cable operator, today announced the widespread availability of its Gigabit internet service in Miami Beach and surrounding areas. Effective immediately, both GigaEdge (residential) and Pro GigaEdge (business) internet services are available for homes and businesses in Miami Beach and surrounding areas including Aventura, Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Islands, Golden Beach, North Bay Village, Pinecrest, South Miami, Sunny Isles Beach, Surfside, Brickell, Wynwood, the Biscayne corridor and downtown Miami.

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Atlantic Broadband Launches On-Screen MLB.TV App on TiVo; MLB Network to Launch Late September

  • Date: 8/22/17

QUINCY, Mass., August 22, 2017 – Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 9th largest cable operator, today announced the launch of the MLB.TV app on TiVo, allowing customers to access the app directly from their TiVo interface. MLB.TV is a subscription-based service that enables baseball fans to live stream out-of-market Major League Baseball games to their favorite connected devices. By adding the app to its TiVo DVR platform, Atlantic Broadband customers now have access to these games directly from their TVs.

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Atlantic Broadband Announces Significant Internet Speed Increases in Aiken and Surrounding Areas

  • Date: 8/8/17

AIKEN, S.C., August 8, 2017 – Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 9th largest cable operator, today announced significant internet speed increases for both residents and businesses in Aiken and surrounding communities as part of its ongoing service enhancements in the area. Effective today, Atlantic Broadband is offering residential and business customers access to increased internet speeds of up to 250 Mbps/20 Mbps.

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Atlantic Broadband's Fiber Optic Services Support Talbot County Emergency Response

  • Date: 7/25/17

TALBOT COUNTY, Md., July 25, 2017 – Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 9th largest cable operator, today announced it has partnered with the Maryland Broadband Cooperative, Easton Utilities and the Talbot County Department of Emergency Services in Talbot County, Md. to extend its existing fiber network over 16 miles. This initiative is delivering a new direct (point-to-point) connection between the Talbot County Department of Emergency Services and the county’s enhanced 911 tower, resulting in faster, more accessible and more reliable 911 service for the community.

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Cogeco Communications Inc. Announces that Atlantic Broadband will Acquire All of the Metrocast Cable Systems

  • Date: 7/10/17

Montréal, Québec and Quincy, MA, July 10, 2017 – Today Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX: CCA) announced that its subsidiary, Atlantic Broadband has entered into a definitive agreement with Harron Communications, L.P. to purchase all of its cable systems operating under the MetroCast brand name (“MetroCast”). Cogeco Communications will finance this acquisition through its Atlantic Broadband subsidiary with a combination of committed secured debt provided by two banks and an equity investment by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”).

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