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Press ReleaseMarch 8, 2022

Charter Raises Starting Speeds to 200 Mbps in 37 Additional Markets

Spectrum Internet® Starting Speeds Now 200 Mbps in Nearly 95% of Service Area

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STAMFORD, Conn. — Charter Communications, Inc. today announced the starting speed of its flagship Spectrum Internet service is now 200 Mbps in an additional 37 markets, complementing its Spectrum Internet Gig and Spectrum Internet Ultra (400 Mbps) plans, which are available virtually companywide. Beginning today, the company is doubling the starting speed to 200 Mbps in markets comprising more than 5 million homes, including the following communities:

  • Bakersfield, Calif.
  • Bangor, Maine
  • Binghamton, N.Y.
  • Dayton, Ohio
  • Green Bay-Appleton, Wis.
  • Greenville, N.C.
  • Harlingen, Texas
  • Portland, Maine
  • Toledo, Ohio
  • Utica, N.Y.
  • Youngstown, Ohio
  • Yuma, Ariz.-El Centro, Calif.

The faster 200 Mbps minimum speeds are available now to new Spectrum Internet customers throughout the newly launched markets, and the company will automatically increase speeds for current residential customers with Spectrum Internet packages in the coming weeks.

“Beginning today, we are doubling starting speeds for millions of customers, providing even more speed for streaming, remote work, and staying connected with family and friends — with no modem fees, data caps or contracts,” said Carl Leuschner, Senior Vice President, Internet & Voice Products at Charter. “We look forward to completing the launch of 200 Mbps starting speeds across our entire service area later this year.”

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the Best Internet Service Provider for Rural Areas in its 2021-22 ratings, Spectrum Internet also exceeded advertised download and upload speeds for all tiers measured — even during peak weeknight usage between 7 and 11 p.m. — according to the FCC’s most recent “Measuring Broadband America Fixed Broadband Report” issued in December 2021.

Spectrum Internet customers can also exclusively take advantage of Spectrum Mobile, which offers the fastest overall speeds* and seamless, secure and reliable internet connectivity at home and on the go. Spectrum Mobile combines the superior performance of Spectrum’s converged mobile broadband network with simple Unlimited or By The Gig data plans, the best devices and high-value single and multiline pricing. Visit or call 1-877-463-0677 for more information on Spectrum Internet and Spectrum Mobile.

* Fastest Overall Speeds claim based on Global Wireless Solutions’ combined cellular and WiFi speed test results in Spectrum service area where WiFi is available. Cellular speeds vary by location.

About Charter

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) is a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 32 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand. Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice.

For small and medium-sized companies, Spectrum Business® delivers the same suite of broadband products and services coupled with special features and applications to enhance productivity, while for larger businesses and government entities, Spectrum Enterprise provides highly customized, fiber-based solutions. Spectrum Reach® delivers tailored advertising and production for the modern media landscape. The company also distributes award-winning news coverage, sports and high-quality original programming to its customers through Spectrum Networks and Spectrum Originals. More information about Charter can be found at

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