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InvestorsJune 12, 2008

Tennessee Dad Wins ''Charter Presents Father's Day in HD'' Contest

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Daughter nominated Dad to win a giant HDTV and a free year of The Charter Bundle(TM) with Charter High Definition(R) service
ST. LOUIS, Jun 12, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced the winners of a contest in which kids of all ages submitted brief essays telling the Company why their Dad deserved to win a giant high definition television (HDTV), along with Charter High Definition(R) (HD) service and The Charter Bundle(TM) free for a year.

Abe Manogue, the contest winner and leukemia survivor, was nominated by his daughter who said in her essay: "My Dad worked really hard to get through three years of sickening chemotherapy. Before he was really able to, my Dad acquired a job to better support his family, and voluntarily got off disability. When he comes home at night, tired from his long day, he really enjoys watching TV."

"We received over 10,000 entries for this contest, which reinforces our customers' desire for quality high definition," said Barbara Hedges, Senior Vice President of Consumer Marketing for Charter. "HD customers experience picture quality up to 6X the resolution of regular TV. With Charter High Definition service, our customers can choose from the most popular networks and nearly 200 shows and the latest Hollywood hits On Demand.

"And with a new HDTV and a free year of The Charter Bundle, our winning Dad will receive Digital Cable(R) for access to On Demand, Charter High-Speed(R) Internet for a fast and reliable Internet experience, and Charter Telephone(R) for unlimited local and long distance calling," Ms. Hedges concluded.

Four lucky finalists from St. Louis, Missouri; Boiling Springs, South Carolina; Kalamazoo, Michigan; and Fort Worth, Texas each won a free year of The Charter Bundle with HD service. Furthermore, due to such a positive response to the contest, Charter expanded its winners to include "honorable mention" finalists as well. More than a dozen Dads in markets across the country were each recognized with additional prizes ranging from a free HDTV to Charter High Definition service.

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Over the past year, Charter has invested over a billion dollars in capital to serve its customers and to enhance its service capabilities. Charter is committed to investing in its communities, providing an advanced network on which residential and commercial customers rely for their communications needs, and delivering value to all its customers by offering high-quality products and services backed up by superior customer care.

About Charter Communications

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

SOURCE: Charter Communications, Inc.

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