Atlantic Broadband, which claims to be the ninth largest cable operator in the US, has announced that the final step in its acquisition of MetroCast Cable Systems is complete, and the acquired company has now been rebranded as Atlantic Broadband. Starting today (1 May) legacy MetroCast residential and business customers will have access to download speeds of up to 200Mbps and 500Mbps, respectively, depending on location.
As previously reported by TeleGeography’s CommsUpdate, in January 2018 Cogeco Communications, Atlantic Broadband’s Canadian owner, concluded the USD1.4 billion purchase of cable systems owned by Harron Communication, and operating under the MetroCast brand name. The deal was first agreed in July 2017.
Atlantic Broadband now hosts operations across eleven states on the east coast of the US, namely: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.