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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”).
Atlantic Broadband Launches Business Communications Services in Wynwood
- Date: 6/6/17
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 6, 2017 – Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 9th largest cable operator, today announced its expansion of business communications services to the Wynwood area in Miami. Its wholly owned and operated network is capable of delivering both fiber and coax services, which enables Atlantic Broadband to deliver a complete suite of scalable, reliable and cost-effective services for businesses of all sizes.
Atlantic Broadband Presents 4th Annual “Fire Over Aiken” Event
- Date: 6/6/17
AIKEN, S.C., June 6, 2017 – Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 9th largest cable operator, today announced that it is bringing back “Fire Over Aiken,” a fireworks display and event, for the fourth consecutive year as part of its continued commitment to the Aiken community. In addition to Atlantic Broadband’s headline sponsorship, the event will also be supported by the Western Carolina State Fair Foundation and AllStar Tent & Events.
Atlantic Broadband First to Deliver Fiber to the Home Services in Queen Anne's County, Bay Bridge Cove
- Date: 5/23/17
QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY, Md., May 23, 2017 – Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 9th largest cable operator, today announced its recent expansion in Queen Anne’s County to include fiber to the home (FTTH) services for residents in the new community of Bay Bridge Cove. Atlantic Broadband will be the exclusive TV, Internet and Phone provider for this neighborhood and will leverage its extensive fiber network in the Eastern Shore area to deliver FTTH services to residents.