Atlantic Broadband Deploys Gigabit Internet Service in Aiken and Surrounding Communities
New Gigabit Service Brings Increased Bandwidth and Speed to Residential and Business Customers in the Area
AIKEN, S.C., Feb.27, 2018 – Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 9th largest cable operator, today announced the widespread availability of its Gigabit internet service in Aiken and surrounding communities as part of its ongoing service enhancements in the area.
Effective immediately, both GigaEdge (residential) and Pro GigaEdge (business) services are available for homes and businesses in Atlantic Broadband’s growing South Carolina region which includes Aiken, as well areas it services in Graniteville, Jackson, New Ellenton, Wagener and Warrenville. These powerful internet speeds will enable an entirely new technology level of the customer experience.
With GigaEdge’s significantly faster and more powerful speeds, users are able to surf, stream, download, work, and game online at the same time, with greatly enhanced speed and reliability. Atlantic Broadband’s fastest speeds will increase from 250 Mbps/20 Mbps to 1 Gigabit or 1,000 Mbps/50 Mbps, allowing customers to download a two-hour HD movie in 32 seconds and send a large file (250 MB) in just 40 seconds. According to a recent report from Cisco, there will be as many as 13 networked devices and internet connections per person by 2021 in the U.S. GigaEdge delivers faster speed for multiple users to be connected simultaneously, without any interruptions.
“We understand the economic benefits of ultra-fast service in today’s digital age and our network is uniquely suited to enable these speeds on a wide scale,” said Atlantic Broadband’s Vice President and General Manager, Debbie Eblen. “With the much-anticipated launch of GigaEdge and Pro GigaEdge, residential and business customers now have access to unbelievably fast internet speeds for top-quality entertainment and business operations in the communities we serve.”
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 $239.99/month for new business customers with a 3-year agreement.
To learn more about Atlantic Broadband, please visit www.atlanticbb.com.
About Atlantic Broadband:
Atlantic Broadband, a wholly-owned 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 www.atlanticbb.com.
For more information, please contact:
Diane Carragher/Erin Knapp
Matter Communications for Atlantic Broadband