Sports Programming Surcharge

Sports Programming Surcharge - FAQs Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Sports Programming Surcharge - FAQs Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to the unique circumstances of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many professional sports were not played or broadcast this year. In response to this situation, we’ve been working with the Sports Networks to secure refunds wherever possible. "If you are an active customer and paid the Sports Programming Surcharge from April 1st 2020 – December 31st 2020 (or through Network carriage term, whichever is sooner) we intend to pass on the reimbursement we received from the Sports Networks who provide ABB with a refund.

See the frequently asked questions below for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Sports networks charge Atlantic Broadband to make their channels available to Atlantic Broadband customers. Atlantic Broadband usually includes a monthly fee that reflects the fees that we pay to carry sports channels. It’s called the “Sports Programming Surcharge” on your bill.

We intend to pass on the reimbursement we received from RSNs on a prorated basis to currently active customers due to the loss of local sports being broadcasted due to COVID-19.

You may be eligible if you are in a market where the sports networks costs are refunded to Atlantic Broadband.

All active customers eligible for a credit will receive any refund on or around May through June 2021 billing cycles.

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