InvestorsOctober 27, 2005
MASN Signs Third Carrier for Washington Nationals Games
Charter Communications joins DirecTV and RCN in broadcasting Mid-Atlantic Sports Network
(Washington, D.C.) --- The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network has signed another cable distributor to broadcast Washington Nationals baseball games during the 2006 season, as Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR) has agreed to carry the network home of the Washington Nationals.
"This is great news for the fans, who just want to watch their team play ball," said Bob Whitelaw, Executive Vice President and General Manager of MASN. "We applaud Charter for being responsive to their customers and are pleased that Charter will be carrying Nationals games during the 2006 season."
"We look forward to providing our customers the opportunity to watch the Washington Nationals games from the comfort of their own homes through Charter Cable TV®," said R.B. Lerch, Charter Vice President of Programming and Original Content.
Charter joins a growing list of regional and national video distributors that carry the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network. During the Nationals' 2005 inaugural season, DirecTV and RCN Cable broadcast the Nationals games.
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
About Mid-Atlantic Sports Network
The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network is the broadcast home of the Washington Nationals. During the 2005 season, MASN produced and distributed 156 Washington Nationals baseball games.
About Charter Communications
Charter Communications, Inc., a broadband communications company, provides a full range of advanced broadband services to the home, including cable television on an advanced digital video programming platform via Charter Digital™, Charter High-Speed™ Internet service and Charter Telephone™. Charter Business™ provides scalable, tailored and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to organizations of all sizes through business-to-business Internet, data networking, video and music services. Advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at www.charter.com .