Atlantic Broadband, the nation´s eighth-largest cable operator, has announced that it will extend its support of the Federal Communications Commission´s (FCC) “Keep Americans Connected” pledge until June 30 to ensure that customers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak will have access to vital services, the company said.
Atlantic Broadband will not terminate Internet or phone service to any residential or small business customer that informs the company of their inability to pay due to circumstances resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, and it will waive late fees to any residential or small business customer that informs the company of their inability to pay due to circumstances resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
The company will also continue to make its WiFi hotspots available free to the public.
Atlantic Broadband, a subsidiary of Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX: CCA), is the eighth-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.