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InvestorsDecember 18, 2008

Charter Communications Adds Four High-Definition Channels And Four Digital Channels

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Additions Will Increase Customers' Program Choices and Enhance Viewing Experience in St. Louis Area

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 2008--Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced the addition of four new high-definition (HD) channels and four new digital channels to its programming lineup in the St. Louis area, a response to increasing customer demand for popular HD and digital viewing choices.

"We are pleased to offer our customers eight additional channels," said Steve Trippe, Vice President and General Manager of Charter's St. Louis operations. "And with Charter On Demand and Charter's digital video recorder (DVR) capability, our customers can watch what they want, when they want. Whether you're a sports fanatic, movie buff or news junkie, there's always plenty to choose from on Charter." Today the company delivers more than 400 HD choices that are instantly available at any time.

New HD channels include:

Food Network-HD - 760

HGTV-HD - 761

National Geographic Channel HD - 768

Golf Channel-HD - 772

New digital channels include:

Hallmark Movie Channel - 122

ReelzChannel - 145

American Life TV - 146

The Sportsman Channel - 772

The eight new channels were among the most frequently requested HD and digital channels in a recent customer survey conducted by Charter. "What matters to our customers matters to us, and we appreciate their input in selecting these new offerings," said Mr. Trippe. "We will continue to enhance our cable, Internet and telephone services to provide our customers with additional value in home entertainment and communications."

Over the past year, Charter has invested over a billion dollars in capital to serve its customers and to upgrade its networks, including millions here in the St. Louis area. Charter is committed to investing in the communities it serves and providing value to all its customers by offering high-quality products and services backed up by superior customer care.

For more information on Charter services, call 1-888-GET-CHARTER (1-888-438-2427) or visit

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 Charter Digital(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

Charter Communications, Inc.
Chon Tomlin, 314-565-4729