Atlantic Broadband was founded in 2004 as a spinoff of Charter Communications. As of 2012, the company operates as a subsidiary of Cogeco Cable, Inc.
The company is the 9th largest cable operator in the U.S., providing television, internet, and telephone services in Pennsylvania, Florida, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware, South Carolina, and New York. Atlantic Broadband serves approximately 250,000 persons and offers both basic and expanded services including pay-per-view television, DVR device, high definition television channels as well as basic or local channels.
Atlantic Broadband also offers its customer’s storage data and backup, hosted voice services for business clients, and satellite-delivered channels such as CNN and MTV.
In 2012, CEO Richard Shea rang the bell on the NASDAQ in honor of all veterans.
The company acquired MetroCast in 2017 for $1.4 billion. Headquarters are located in Quincy, Massachusetts.