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Atlantic Broadband Deploys Gigabit Internet Service in New Hampshire and Maine


Powerful new service brings increased bandwidth and speed to both
residential and business customers in the region

Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 9th largest cable operator, today
announced the widespread availability of Gigabit internet service in its
New Hampshire and Maine service areas, as well as the availability of
new, faster business internet speeds.

The internet speed upgrades follow the rollout of multiple service
enhancements in recent weeks by Atlantic Broadband, including automatic
speed upgrades for its residential internet customers in the region in
May and the recently-deployed TiVo® Entertainment platform with voice

Both GigaEdge (residential) and Pro GigaEdge (business) services are now
available for homes and businesses in Atlantic Broadband's New Hampshire
footprint, including Alexandria, Bristol, Bridgewater, Alton, Alton Bay,
Barnstead, Barrington, Belmont, Center Barnstead, Center Harbor, Center
Strafford, Deerfield, Epsom, Farmington, Franklin, Gilford, Gilmanton,
Gilmanton Iron Works, Hebron, Laconia, Meredith, Milton, Milton Mills,
New Durham, New Hampton, Northwood, Pittsfield, Rochester, Sanbornton,
Strafford, Tilton-Northfield, Winnisquam, Wolfeboro, and Wolfeboro
Falls, and in the Maine communities of Acton, Lebanon, Newfield,
Sanford, Shapleigh, Springvale, and West Newfield.

GigaEdge's significantly faster and more powerful speeds mean home and
business users can surf, stream, download, work and game online at the
same time with increased reliability and superior performance. For
example, customers can download a two-hour High Definition movie in 32
seconds and send a large file (250 MB) in just 40 seconds. The GigaEdge
service meets a growing need, as individuals increase the number of
devices they use on a daily basis, both in the home and at work.
Connected homes and workplaces require more powerful speeds that
GigaEdge supports.

"Atlantic Broadband continues to be committed to providing
market-leading products and services for our New Hampshire and Maine
customers," said Ed Merrill, General Manager, New Hampshire and Maine.
"Through internet speed upgrades for all customers, a new TiVo
deployment and now the deployment of Gigabit in the region, we're making
new things possible. Our residential customers will experience
high-performance internet for streaming, gaming and more, while our Pro
GigaEdge service will enable local businesses to be more productive and

In addition to the launch of the 1 Gigabit service, Atlantic Broadband
also has announced the availability of new, faster business internet




Pro Basic                         25 x 10 Mbps
Pro Advantage                         100 x 20 Mbps
Pro Power                         200 x 30 Mbps
Pro Edge                         500 x 40 Mbps
Pro GigaEdge                         1,000 x 50 Mbps

Atlantic Broadband is fully committed to bringing affordable Gigabit
service to the areas it serves with promotional pricing starting at
$79.99/month for new residential customers (and $279.99/month for new
business customers with a 3-year agreement with autopay).

To learn more about Gigabit internet service from Atlantic Broadband,
visit To learn about its internet, phone and TV
offerings for business, visit


Atlantic Broadband, a subsidiary of Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX:
CCA), is the 9th largest cable operator in the United States, based on
the number of television service customers served. The company provides
its residential and business customers with internet, TV and phone
services in 11 states: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maine, Maryland,
New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West
Virginia. Atlantic Broadband is headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts.
To learn more about Atlantic Broadband, please visit

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