Atlantic Broadband Deploys Gigabit Internet Service in Miami

Atlantic Broadband, the nation´s 9th largest cable operator, has announced the widespread availability of its Gigabit internet service in Miami Beach and surrounding areas, the company said.

Effective immediately, both GigaEdge (residential) and Pro GigaEdge (business) internet services are available for homes and businesses in Miami Beach and surrounding areas including Aventura, Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Islands, Golden Beach, North Bay Village, Pinecrest, South Miami, Sunny Isles Beach, Surfside, Brickell, Wynwood, the Biscayne corridor and downtown Miami.

The company´s GigaEdge and Pro GigaEdge service marks the arrival of the first widely deployed Gigabit internet speeds in Miami Beach and surrounding communities. These powerful internet speeds will enable an entirely new level of the user experience.

With GigaEdge´s significantly faster and more powerful internet 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. With more than 28 percent of US households using 10 or more devices in the home on a daily basis1, GigaEdge delivers faster speed for multiple users to be connected simultaneously, without any interruptions.

Atlantic Broadband, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cogeco Communications Inc., is the 9th largest cable operator in the United States, based on the number of television service customers served. The company currently provides TV, Internet, and Phone services to approximately 246,000 television service customers located in five operating regions: Western Pennsylvania, Miami Beach, Maryland/Delaware, Aiken, S.C., and Eastern Connecticut. Atlantic Broadband is headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts.