Atlantic Broadband, the nation´s 9th largest cable operator, has announced the closing of its acquisition of the South Florida fiber network previously owned by FiberLight, LLC an industry provider of providing high-performance metro and long-haul fiber transport services, the company said.
Initially announced in January, the closing of this deal marks the addition of 350 route miles to Atlantic Broadband´s existing South Florida footprint, more than doubling its existing fiber footprint in the region while expanding by 30% its capacity to serve data center customers in the same geography.
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, visit www.atlanticbb.com.
FiberLight provides mission critical high bandwidth networks customized for clients´ specific requirements. FiberLight owns and operates deep fiber networks in over 30 metropolitan areas in the US with a concentration in Texas, the Southeast, the Washington DC corridor, Mid-Atlantic markets and Bay Area. For more information, visit www.fiberlight.com.