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Atlantic Broadband extends payment options for government employees affected by shutdown

Flexible payment options offered to ease financial burdens during shutdown


QUINCY, Mass., January 14, 2019 – Atlantic Broadband, the nation’s ninth largest cable operator, has announced flexible payment options for government employee customers affected by the partial governmental shutdown that began on December 22, 2018.

Due to the shutdown, now the longest in U.S history, more than 800,000 employees in nine federal departments and other agencies are now working without pay or have been furloughed without pay.

Atlantic Broadband is offering flexible payment options for eligible customers within its service areas, including payment extensions and the adjustment of late fees to keep affected customers connected during the shutdown.

“We realize that it may be a difficult time financially for affected government employees,” said Courtney Long, Vice President of Customer Care for Atlantic Broadband. “Our customer care teams will work with these customers to find a payment solution that works, as we always strive to do when our customers are in critical need.”



Atlantic Broadband, a subsidiary of Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX: CCA), is the ninth 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



Media Contact Andrew Walton Atlantic Broadband (610) 585-2123