News of Note—Atlantic Broadband’s 2,600 net additions, Mediacom’s new loans and more

News of note

Here are the stories we’re tracking today:

> NTCA voiced its support for the Broadband Connections for Rural Opportunities Program Act, arguing it would aid rural deployments of telecom infrastructure. Release

> Mediacom said it completed roughly $1.4 billion in new senior secured term loans, which the company said it used “to repay all outstanding indebtedness under Mediacom Broadband LLC’s former bank credit facility, and such transactions were completed pursuant to a new amended and restated bank credit agreement.” Release

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> Hock Tan, CEO of chipmaker Broadcom, appeared in a photo in the Oval Office alongside Donald Trump, giving the President credit for the company’s movement of its corporate headquarters back to the U.S. from Singapore. Multichannel News story

> As noted by Scotia Capital, Cogeco’s Atlantic Broadband—the ninth largest cable operator in the United States, reported 2,600 net customer additions in its most recent quarter, ahead of Scotia’s estimates of 2,400. Release

> Frontier said it added Amazon’s Alexa voice-recognition service to its FiOS Quantum TV offering. Release

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