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charter communication-a (CHTR) Details

Charter Communications, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides entertainment, information, and communications solutions to residential and commercial customers in the United States. The company offers cable video programming services, including basic and digital video, premium channels, on-demand, pay-per-view, high definition television, and digital video recorder services, as well as Charter TV App, which enables video customers to search and discover content on various devices, including the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android based tablets. It also provides Internet services, such as residential Internet services;, an Internet portal that provides multiple e-mail addresses, as well as various entertainment, games, news, and sports content; and Charter Security Suite, which protects computers from viruses and spyware, as well as offers parental control features. In addition, the company provides telephone services comprising voice communications services primarily using voice over Internet protocol technology; broadband communications solutions comprising video entertainment services, Internet access, business telephone services, data networking, and fiber connectivity to cellular towers and office buildings for business and carrier organizations. As of December 31, 2013, it served approximately 4.2 million residential video customers; approximately 4.4 million residential Internet customers; approximately 2.3 million residential voice service customers; and approximately 567,000 commercial primary service units, primarily small-and medium-sized commercial customers. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

21,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/21/14
Founded in 1999

charter communication-a (CHTR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $566.5K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $647.5K
Executive Vice President of Government Affair...
Total Annual Compensation: $251.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

charter communication-a (CHTR) Key Developments

Charter Communications Brings Faster Internet Speeds, More HD Channels for Charter Customers in Southern California

Charter Communications is doubling Internet speeds, boosting its high-definition (HD) channel lineup and rolling out a new top tier of services for customers in Southern California. The new suite of digital services titled Charter Spectrum includes a jump in Internet speeds from 30 Mbps to 60 Mbps for most customers at no additional cost. Customers are also gaining access to more than 200 HD video channels and advanced voice service that includes unlimited nationwide calling. The company's Internet speeds are now 20 times faster than standard DSL, and the HD channel lineup is the large available from any video services provider in the market. Charter Spectrum Internet(TM) plans now start at 60 Mbps, enabling customers to simultaneously stream videos, download music and more without sacrificing Internet performance. Internet modems are provided free of charge. In addition to more than 200 HD channels, Charter Spectrum TV(TM) features instant access to more than 10,000 On Demand choices, including 2,000 HD offerings and 3D movies. The downloadable Charter App enables customers to watch more than 100 live channels on their mobile devices anywhere in their home. Charter customers can also take more than 40 networks on-the-go with their computers and mobile devices. Charter Spectrum Voice(TM) provides unlimited local and long distance calling in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands along with free 411 calls. The service includes voicemail and 13 popular calling features such as call waiting and call forwarding -- all without the added fees charged by the phone company.

ESPN and Charter Communications Sign Distribution Agreement for Sec Network

ESPN and Charter Communications, Inc. have reached an agreement for distribution of the SEC Network when the channel launches on August 14, 2014. The network will be available to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference in all Charter markets. Subscribers will also have authenticated access to additional live events scheduled for the SEC Network's digital platforms -- including WatchESPN and -- with the ability to watch SEC Network live and on-demand content anytime, anywhere on their television, computer, tablet or mobile device. With the addition of Charter, the SEC Network will be available to more than 91 million households nationwide. The SEC Network and its accompanying digital offering will air more than 1,000 live events in its first year, including at least 45 exclusive SEC football games, more than 100 men's basketball games, 60 women's basketball games, 75 baseball games, 50 softball games and events across all of the SEC's 21 sports. The network will be an all-access pass to nationally competitive events, news and information, expert analysis, classic games and in-depth features on the most storied conference in college athletics.

Charter to Bring 200 HD Channels, Improved All-Digital Network and Faster Internet Speeds to Tennessee and Louisiana Customers

Charter Communications customers in Tennessee and Louisiana will enjoy access to more than 200 high definition (HD) channels, better picture quality and significantly faster Internet speeds as Charter completes its move to a 100% all-digital network throughout 2014. By removing outdated analog signals, the company regains bandwidth in their network enabling them to provide more HD channels and open the door to faster Internet speeds and future innovation. Once the all-digital upgrade is complete for all customers, Charter will double residential Internet speeds from 30 Mbps to 60 Mbps at no additional cost. The all-digital upgrade for customers in Clarksville, Tennessee is scheduled for August 26, 2014. The project will run through the end of the year with groups of customers transitioning to an all-digital network on a rolling basis. As part of this upgrade process, customers must take action by acquiring Charter-issued digital set-top boxes for each of their televisions. More than 90 percent of Charter customers in Tennessee and Louisiana have adopted digital devices for at least one television in their home. With the use of set-top boxes, Charter customers will gain Video On Demand (VOD) access for every television in their home. With more than 10,000 VOD options, including more than 2,000 in HD, Charter is setting a new standard for digital video entertainment.


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