Atlantic Broadband

Atlantic Broadband Is the First Internet Provider to Connect Customers Under the State’s “Everybody Learns” Initiative

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 7:00pm

Atlantic Broadband , the nations eighth-largest cable operator, today announced it was the first internet provider in Connecticut to deliver broadband internet to households with school-aged children to support remote learning under the States Everybody Learns initiative.

Key Points: 
  • Atlantic Broadband , the nations eighth-largest cable operator, today announced it was the first internet provider in Connecticut to deliver broadband internet to households with school-aged children to support remote learning under the States Everybody Learns initiative.
  • In July, Governor Ned Lamont launched the Everybody Learns initiative to close the digital divide in Connecticut and empower students to learn from home.
  • Distance learning requires reliable, high-performance broadband internet, said Nadine Heinen, Northeast Region Director for Atlantic Broadband.
  • Atlantic Broadband, a subsidiary of Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX: CCA), is the eighth- largest cable operator in the United States, based on the number of television service customers served.

Altice USA, Inc. Presents Revised and Enhanced Offer to Acquire Cogeco in Order to own Atlantic Broadband

Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 10:45pm

Upon completion of the overall transaction, Altice USA would own all the U.S. assets (Atlantic Broadband) of Cogeco, and Rogers would own the Canadian assets.

Key Points: 
  • Upon completion of the overall transaction, Altice USA would own all the U.S. assets (Atlantic Broadband) of Cogeco, and Rogers would own the Canadian assets.
  • This revised offer is in line with Altice USAs previously stated objective to opportunistically grow through value-accretive acquisitions.
  • As part of Altice USA, Atlantic Broadband would benefit from enhanced scale, operating efficiencies and further investment support that are at the core of the Altice business model and strategy.
  • The transaction proposed by Altice USA would be subject to court approval, as well as Cogeco boards and shareholder approval.

Altice USA, Inc. Presents Revised and Enhanced Offer to Acquire Cogeco in Order to Own Atlantic Broadband

Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 10:45pm

Altice USA, Inc. (Altice USA) (NYSE: ATUS) announces that it has presented a revised and enhanced offer to Cogeco Inc. (CGO) and Cogeco Communications Inc. (CCA, together with CGO, Cogeco) to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Cogeco.

Key Points: 
  • Altice USA, Inc. (Altice USA) (NYSE: ATUS) announces that it has presented a revised and enhanced offer to Cogeco Inc. (CGO) and Cogeco Communications Inc. (CCA, together with CGO, Cogeco) to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Cogeco.
  • Upon completion of the overall transaction, Altice USA would own all the U.S. assets (Atlantic Broadband) of Cogeco, and Rogers would own the Canadian assets.
  • This revised offer is in line with Altice USAs previously stated objective to opportunistically grow through value-accretive acquisitions.
  • Altice USA also offers hyper-local, national, international and business news through its News 12, Cheddar
    1 Including an offer for CDPQs 21% stake in Cogecos Atlantic Broadband subsidiary.

Altice USA, Inc. Presents Offer to Acquire Cogeco in Order to Own Atlantic Broadband

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 2:15pm

Altice USA, Inc. (Altice USA) (NYSE: ATUS) announces that it has presented an offer to Cogeco Inc. (CGO) and Cogeco Communications Inc. (CCA, together with CGO, Cogeco) to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Cogeco.

Key Points: 
  • Altice USA, Inc. (Altice USA) (NYSE: ATUS) announces that it has presented an offer to Cogeco Inc. (CGO) and Cogeco Communications Inc. (CCA, together with CGO, Cogeco) to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Cogeco.
  • Upon completion of the overall transaction, Altice USA would own all the U.S. assets of Cogeco, namely Atlantic Broadband.
  • As part of Altice USA, Atlantic Broadband would benefit from enhanced scale, operating efficiencies and further investment support that are at the core of the Altice business model and strategy.
  • 1 Including an offer for CDPQs 21% stake in Cogecos Atlantic Broadband subsidiary.

Atlantic Broadband Takes Proactive Steps to Keep Customers Connected During Coronavirus Outbreak

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 9:39pm

This will allow the network to accommodate increased levels of demand during this time, especially as work-from-home arrangements become increasingly necessary.

Key Points: 
  • This will allow the network to accommodate increased levels of demand during this time, especially as work-from-home arrangements become increasingly necessary.
  • Until further notice, it will waive any late fees that any residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Atlantic Broadband continues to monitor developments related to the coronavirus outbreak and to align its precautionary measures with those recommended by the Centers for Disease Control, as well as federal, state and local health officials, said Frank van der Post, President of Atlantic Broadband.
  • Atlantic Broadband, a subsidiary of Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX: CCA), is the eighth-largest cable operator in the United States, based on the number of television service customers served.

Atlantic Broadband Expands Its Presence in Southeastern Connecticut Through Acquisition of Thames Valley Communications

Friday, January 10, 2020 - 6:00pm

Atlantic Broadband , the nations eighth-largest cable operator, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Thames Valley Communications, a broadband services company operating in Southeastern Connecticut.

Key Points: 
  • Atlantic Broadband , the nations eighth-largest cable operator, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Thames Valley Communications, a broadband services company operating in Southeastern Connecticut.
  • Upon closing of the transaction, Atlantic Broadband will add approximately 10,000 customers to its operations in Connecticut.
  • This acquisition allows Atlantic Broadband to expand its presence in a market where the Company is already well established following its acquisition of MetroCasts Connecticut operations in 2015.
  • The acquisition of Thames Valley Communications will nicely complement our presence in Southeastern Connecticut, as our businesses share the same values of customer focus and support of the communities we serve, said Frank van der Post, President, Atlantic Broadband.

Cogeco Communications Announces the Appointment of Frank van der Post as New President of Atlantic Broadband

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 6:00pm

MONTREAL, Oct. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX: CCA) (Cogeco Communications) is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank van der Post to the position of President of Atlantic Broadband, effective November 4, 2019.

Key Points: 
  • MONTREAL, Oct. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX: CCA) (Cogeco Communications) is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank van der Post to the position of President of Atlantic Broadband, effective November 4, 2019.
  • I am excited to join Atlantic Broadband and Cogeco Communications, and am delighted to be moving back to the US where I studied and spent more than 15 years earlier in my career, said Mr. van der Post.
  • I look forward to Frank joining our organization and sharing his substantial expertise and knowledge at a time when Atlantic Broadband is well-positioned as a growth driver for Cogeco Communications.
  • Cogeco Communications Inc.s subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CCA).

Atlantic Broadband to Expand Gigabit Internet Deployment to More Than 90 Percent of Its Footprint

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 2:00pm

Atlantic Broadband , the nations ninth largest cable operator, announced today a major expansion of its Gigabit internet deployment for homes and businesses.

Key Points: 
  • Atlantic Broadband , the nations ninth largest cable operator, announced today a major expansion of its Gigabit internet deployment for homes and businesses.
  • Atlantic Broadband was the first provider in Connecticut to launch Gigabit speed internet in 2016 and was the first to deploy the service a year later in its Miami footprint.
  • Atlantic Broadband is a market leader in Gigabit speed deployments, said Heather McCallion, Vice President of Products and Programming for Atlantic Broadband.
  • This expansion will provide homes and businesses across our national footprint with access to transformative internet speeds.

Atlantic Broadband Launches Hosted Voice for Businesses in St. Mary’s County, Maryland

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 1:00pm

Atlantic Broadband , the nations ninth largest cable operator, today announced the availability of Hosted Voice for businesses across its St. Marys County, Maryland service area.

Key Points: 
  • Atlantic Broadband , the nations ninth largest cable operator, today announced the availability of Hosted Voice for businesses across its St. Marys County, Maryland service area.
  • The rollout is part of a wider plan to bring Hosted Voice and other first-class business services to areas Atlantic Broadband acquired from MetroCast in 2018.
  • Hosted Voice communications and features are delivered over a dedicated connection with network redundancy for optimal performance, security and reliability.
  • Atlantic Broadbands Hosted Voice Service is ideal for multi-location businesses or those that utilize remote, mobile or afterhours employees.