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Charter Internet Customers to Enjoy Faster Downloads through PowerBoost(R) Technology and Doubled Upload Speeds

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Free Enhancements for High-Speed Internet Customers

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 27, 2009-- Beginning today, Charter Communications® is further enhancing customers’ high-speed Internet experience by providing faster downloads through PowerBoost®, a technology that temporarily increases Internet download speeds. Recently, the company also doubled its upload speeds for Charter High-Speed® Internet Express and Internet Plus customers. In keeping with its commitment to continually provide customers with additional value, Charter is making these service enhancements available at no extra charge.

“Charter provides our customers the fastest and most reliable1 online experience, and we keep making fast faster,” said Rich DiGeronimo, Vice President of Product Management for Charter. “Our advanced technology enables us to continuously enhance and add more value to our customers’ online experience, making it more immediate, more robust and more enjoyable. DSL simply cannot compete.”

PowerBoost® provides an extra “burst” of speed during file downloads, subject to network availability, for customers using Charter High-Speed® Internet Express, Plus and Max services. As a result, customers enjoy faster downloads along with a more rapid page-loading process. PowerBoost is not available with DSL or dial-up services from other providers.

By doubling its Internet upload speeds recently, Charter has enabled customers to share photos and video online in half the time they did previously. Now, Charter High-Speed® Internet Express customers can upload content at speeds up to 1 Mbps, while customers using Charter High-Speed® Internet Plus can upload at up to 2 Mbps.

Earlier this year, Charter increased the download speed of Charter High- Speed® Internet Max to up to 20 Mbps, at no additional charge to customers. Charter High-Speed® Internet Ultra60 was launched earlier this year in select markets, providing customers with download speeds of up to 60 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 5 Mbps. Ultra60 will be launched in additional markets during the remainder of 2009 and throughout 2010.

1Fastest/most reliable speeds compared to AT&T, Qwest and Verizon Internet offerings in Charter markets. comScore Throughput Report Q2-09.

POWERBOOST is a registered trademark of Comcast Corporation.

About Charter Communications

Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTRQ) 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 advanced 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. On March 27, 2009, Charter filed a pre-arranged plan and Chapter 11 petitions in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Charter believes its operations are strong and expects to continue operating as usual during the financial restructuring. More information about Charter can be found at

Source: Charter Communications, Inc.

For Charter Communications:
Anita Lamont, 314-543-2215