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InvestorsMarch 2, 2009

Charter First to Package TV & Online Sports Services Together

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Cross Platform Sports View Plus includes premier sports content online and on television

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 2, 2009-- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) today announced a unique new sports package designed for Charter sports fans to enjoy online or on television.

Charter’s new sports package, Sports View Plus, provides customers premium-level access to coverage of baseball, racing, hockey, football, basketball and more at some of the nation’s top sports websites, including, and NASCAR.COM, in addition to all the premier sports channels on Charter’s digital Sports View tier, such as CBS College Sports, ESPNews™, Fox College Sports and Fuel TV™.

Charter is the first cable provider to combine select cable sports channels with premium content from sports websites.

“Online video is growing in popularity and we want to provide our customers the very best. Our new Sports View Plus package brings our sports fan the best of both worlds --TV sports programming and premium online sports content,” said Rich DiGeronimo, Charter Vice President of Product Management. “In addition to the great variety of TV sports available on our Sports View channels, fans will now have premium online access to content such as GameDay Audio and Condensed Games at and continuous driver-pit crew communication during live races at NASCAR.COM’s TrackPass PitCommand.”

Charter’s new Sports View Plus package is available at a single, discounted price of $10 a month. “Our customers want value, and Charter consistently delivers it through a wide range of home entertainment at special bundled savings,” Mr. DiGeronimo added.

Synacor provided support and content aggregation services, as well as the account authentication platform for Sports View Plus.

In each of the past five years, Charter has invested approximately a billion dollars in order to best serve its customers and to enhance its products and service capabilities. 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 fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including Charter Digital Cable® video entertainment programming, Charter High-Speed® Internet access, and Charter Telephone®. Charter Business™ 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® brand. More information about Charter can be found at

Source: Charter Communications, Inc.

Charter Communications, Inc.
John R. Miller, 920-960-4054