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Atlantic Broadband touts expansion into NH, Maine

  • Source: Union Leader
  • Date: Wed, 05/02/2018

ROCHESTER — Atlantic Broadband celebrated its recent acquisition of MetroCast Cable Systems and its expansion into the New Hampshire and Maine markets with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Rochester Tuesday morning.

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Atlantic Broadband Wraps Rebrand of Acquired MetroCast Systems

  • Source: Multi Channel
  • Date: Wed, 05/02/2018

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: Wed, 05/02/2018

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: Wed, 05/02/2018

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: Tue, 05/01/2018

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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Aiken Gets Gigabit Service: Highlights of Atlantic Broadband’s Interactive Launch Event at the Center for the Arts

  • Source: Aiken CEO
  • Date: Tue, 04/10/2018

The 9th U.S. largest cable provider, Atlantic Broadband (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cogeco Communications Inc., TSX:CCA) has officially launched new Gigabit Internet Service in Aiken, South Carolina. It’s not just a big deal; it’s an incredibly fast deal and service, and puts Aiken on the map for state-of-the-art technology not yet available to most neighboring larger cities. We sat down with Debbie Eblen, Vice President and General Manager of Atlantic Broadband to learn more about this new offering, and share highlights from their exclusive launch event for Aiken Chamber members and their customers held on Wednesday, March 21st. The event took place at the Aiken Center for the Arts and was an important interactive, hands-on demonstration of the power of this new Gigabit speed for both residents and businesses of the Aiken community.

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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: Tue, 02/06/2018

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: Tue, 02/06/2018

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: Fri, 01/26/2018

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: Thu, 01/25/2018

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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