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Charter Launches

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More Than 3,500 Live Sports Events Each Year Free Online with

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2009-- As the fall sports season moves into high gear, Charter Communications (Pink OTC: CHTRQ) has launched to all of its high-speed Internet customers, at no additional cost. The service is ESPN’s online platform for live sports programming and offers fans more than 3,500 live sports events a year. Charter’s fastest, most reliable Internet speeds available1 enhance the online video performance of this exciting sports action.

“Many Charter customers are avid sports fans, so our goal is to bring coverage of their favorite team and live sporting events into their living rooms or online anytime, anywhere,” said Rich DiGeronimo, Charter Vice President of Product Management. “ is another key player on our sports roster; providing fans the power of choice and control, and TV quality picture through Charter’s high-speed Internet service.”

David Preschlack, executive vice president, Disney and ESPN Media Networks, said, "Fans are looking to access their favorite sports on any screen, and we're thrilled that Charter high-speed customers now have Today, the service enables more than 50 million Americans more flexibility in how they watch their favorite sports." features thousands of live games and events online each year including more than 350 college football games this season, hundreds of college basketball games, the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, NBA, MLB, top global soccer (including Football League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga and more), The Masters and US Open Golf, thousands of hours of coverage from the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, and more. The network offers fans a fully interactive experience with real-time, in-game stats and scoreboards and live chat. A majority of the events are exclusive to, while others are broadband-enhanced simulcasts of games on ESPN's TV networks.

For more information about Charter High-Speed Internet, which includes access, contact Charter online at or by calling 1-888-438-2427.

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

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 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.

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