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Charter Unveils Premium Entertainment and More for Charter High-Speed(R) Customers on Redesigned

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New Website is Fastest Growing ISP Portal Service Today

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 18, 2007--Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) has announced the launch of, an enhanced home page for Charter High-Speed(R) Internet customers to view online content from top entertainment channels such as IFC, SHOWTIME and several channels from MTV Networks, including Nickelodeon, COMEDY CENTRAL, MTV and VH1. The website allows customers to view full episodes and sneak preview content from these premium channels, access email, conduct Google searches, and receive up-to-the minute news.

The new offers unique entertainment features that visitors are enjoying including long-form programming from Nickelodeon like SpongeBob SquarePants, The Fairly OddParents and Drake and Josh among a host of Nick programming. SHOWTIME, HBO and VH1 are also offering some of their most popular programs in full-length and short form. Season premieres of television shows, such as SHOWTIME's Dexter and Weeds and replays of past seasons' episodes such as USA network's Battle Star Galactica are available. VH1's Celebrity Fit Club as well as clips from HBO's Entourage and Flight of the Conchords and programming from Nickelodeon, MTV, IFC Uncut, Comedy Central, FX and HAVOC are also offered on

ComScore, an Internet audience measurement service, tracked more than four million unique visitors logging onto monthly, which makes it the fastest growing ISP portal service today(1). "With the newly redesigned website, customers will find something new and different with each visit, along with the convenience of being able to access their email, the most popular entertainment content, and news from one location," said Himesh Bhise, Vice President & General Manager of High-Speed(R) Internet for Charter.

According to Mr. Bhise, the redesign of was undertaken to provide high-speed Internet customers with a convenient home page "that not only provides the basics, such as email with 10GB of storage per household and Google search, but now entertains with premium video content as well. The combination of free and fun entertainment with useful news, web search and email access maximizes our customers' experience with Charter."

The revamped website provides compelling content and delivers a wide variety of services.

The new website can be easily customized according to personal preference from a wide range of valuable content and services that also include:

  • Video on Demand content from cable networks including: Exclusive video features and special programming previews, behind the scenes footage, full-length episodes, news stories and movie trailers;

  • Google Web Search;

  • Up-to-the-minute news, sports, weather, movie listings, horoscopes, games and local event listings; and

  • Charter email with up to 10 individual email accounts per household, each with 1GB of storage.

"We're proud to be among the first partners on this venture. enhances and complements the TV viewing experience of IFC's original programming, including the Henry Rollins Show," said Evan Shapiro, General Manager of IFC. "We'll provide Charter customers with full episodes, exclusive online series, information about new shows and access to behind-the-scenes footage of film festivals and awards shows."

"We're content creators who strive to deliver our content to fans where they are and when they want it," said Denise Dahldorf, Executive Vice President, Content Distribution and Marketing, MTV Networks. "We're thrilled to expand our relationship with a valued and long-standing partner like Charter, and establish an online touch point for their customers to connect with Nickelodeon, COMEDY CENTRAL, MTV and VH1."

All Charter High-Speed(R) Internet customers receive Anti-virus, firewall, and spam-filtering software protection at no additional cost. Charter also includes parental controls so that families with children can enjoy age-appropriate high-speed Internet access.

As of March 31, 2007, Charter served approximately 2.5 million high-speed Internet customers. Charter is committed to investing in customer care and service capabilities and building long-term relationships with its customers and the communities it serves. Charter's mission is to efficiently deliver value-added services, provide quality support, and a quality customer experience. By taking advantage of Charter's additional products and services, which include Charter Digital Cable(R) and Charter Telephone(R), Charter customers can realize further savings on their high-speed subscription as well as convenience and compelling value through The Charter Bundle.

(1) Based on comScore Media Metrix Top 1000 Properties from December 2006 to May 2007.

About Charter

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 advanced Charter Digital Cable(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

CONTACT: Charter Communications, Inc.
Anita Lamont, 314-543-2215
Mary Jo Moehle, 314-543-3297

SOURCE: Charter Communications, Inc.