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InvestorsDecember 30, 2008

Charter Adds Major League Baseball Network

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ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 30, 2008--Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) announced today the addition of the Major League Baseball (MLB) Network to the digital portion of its Expanded Basic line-up, when MLB Network officially launches on January 1, 2009.

"We feel MLB Network will add a significant amount of value to our line-up, and increase our customers' enjoyment of Charter's video service," commented Rich DiGeronimo, Vice President of Product Management for Charter. "We listen to our customers, and access to MLB Network has been high on their list. Our ability to deliver America's national pastime in this way further elevates the value of Charter's home entertainment services."

As Major League Baseball's first 24-hour channel, the Network has big plans for its in-season and off-season programming. MLB Network is set to provide over 1,400 hours of live shows, led by MLB Tonight, airing six to seven hours per night during the baseball season.

In-season, the network will carry mostly live programming, covering stories across the entire league, while the off-season programming will focus more on archival programming. Its new Hot Stove show will air five nights a week to catch fans up on all the speculated trades, roster changes, managerial changes and off-season awards. 30 Clubs in 30 Days, a special series which will air during baseball's spring training sessions, will feature a different MLB club during each of the thirty days, focusing on the up-coming season and the status of the team and its players.

Twenty-six regular season game telecasts are scheduled for showing during the baseball season on the Network.

Over the past year, Charter has invested over a billion dollars to continue providing state-of-the-art services throughout its cable systems nationwide. Charter is committed to investing in its communities, providing an advanced network on which residential and commercial customers rely for their communications needs, and delivering value to all its customers by offering high-quality products and services backed up by superior customer care.

About Charter Communications

Charter Communications, Inc. is a leading broadband communications company and the third-largest publicly traded cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter Digital Cable(R) video entertainment programming, Charter High-Speed(R) Internet access, and Charter Telephone(R). Charter Business(TM) similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, video and music entertainment services, and business telephone. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media(R) brand. More information about Charter can be found at

CONTACT: Charter Communications, Inc.
John Miller, 920-960-4054

Source: Charter Communications, Inc.