Atlantic Broadband and Synacor Deliver Portal With Premium Services

May 17, 2005

Atlantic Broadband, a digital video and high speed Internet provider, has announced plans to launch a new portal for all Atlantic Broadband High-Speed Internet customers and premium VIP Internet service. Atlantic Broadband tapped Synacor, a private-label provider of online services and content, in a multi-year alliance for its new Internet platform and premium content.

The alliance will give Atlantic Broadband customers high-speed Internet access bundled with a combination of customized products and services optimized for broadband. This enhanced service is expected to include a customized browsing environment; personalized home page; enhanced email; greater Spam control, enhanced security and parental controls; premium pop-up blocking; and online music and game services. The portal can be customized to ensure that it best meets each Atlantic Broadband customer's needs and interests. The new portal, or start page, is designed to provide customers with easy access to Google search as well as customizable content such as news, sports, entertainment, weather and email, from one location.

Customers subscribing to the new Atlantic Broadband VIP Internet service will be offered exclusive subscription-only online content from companies like, Clever Island, Encyclopaedia Britannica,, GameBlast and, as well as CNN video featuring top stories of the day.