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Broadband ExpansionAugust 14, 2023

Spectrum and the City of Wildwood, Missouri, Celebrate Broadband Expansion Project

Major Fiber-Optic Buildout Will Connect More Than 2,000 Homes and Small Businesses to Gigabit Broadband with Starting Speeds of 300 Mbps

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    WILDWOOD, Mo. — Spectrum today announced the completion of the first phase of a project to bring gigabit high-speed internet access to more than 2,000 homes and small businesses in Wildwood. The broadband expansion project is a part of a public-private partnership, with the City of Wildwood using funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), along with an investment from Spectrum.

    “Spectrum is bringing gigabit broadband to unserved communities across America through a variety of programs including ARPA funding,” said Matt Brown, VP of Construction. “Our investment is making it possible to deliver the high-value broadband, mobile, TV and voice services now available to more people in Wildwood. We are providing local residents and small businesses superior connectivity at highly competitive prices, backed by a team of skilled local technicians and U.S.-based customer service.”

    The Wildwood expansion project will be completed in 2024.

    “We have solved a more than 15-year-old problem for our city - and did it at no cost to our residents," said Mayor Jim Bowlin. “This will enhance our city's value in the community and marketplace.”

    Spectrum Internet delivers the fastest internet and WiFi download speeds in the nation*, and 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 January 2023.

    Along with multiple broadband options, Spectrum services now available also include Spectrum Mobile and Spectrum TV®. Spectrum Mobile is the nation’s fastest-growing mobile provider** and combines with Spectrum Internet and Advanced Home WiFi to provide seamless connectivity inside and outside the home. Spectrum Mobile provides customers access to nationwide 5G at great value, with Unlimited lines starting at $29.99 a month, as well as By the Gig options.

    Spectrum TV offers more than 270 HD channels and access to 85,000 On Demand movies and shows. Using the Spectrum TV App — the highest-rated pay TV streaming app in the U.S.*** — viewers can stream content across a growing number of platforms, including iOS and Android mobile devices, Xbox One, Kindle Fire, Samsung Smart TVs, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, XUMO TVs and PCs.

    Local residents and business owners should visit spectrumruralexpansion.com to learn more about when their home or business may be able to receive Spectrum services.

    * Based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data U.S. median fixed download speeds for Q1 2023. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission.

    ** Based on year end 2022 subscriber data among top 3 carriers.

    ***iOS (App Store) and Android (Google Play) average ratings as of April 1, 2023. Apps must have at least 150k reviews through combination of iOS & Android store reviews as of April 1, 2023.

    About Spectrum

    Spectrum is a suite of advanced communications services offered by Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR), a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 32 million customers in 41 states. 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 corporate.charter.com.

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    Wes Shirley

    Wes.Shirley@Charter.com