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Last $174.92 USD
Change Today +0.85 / 0.49%
Volume 1.5M
As of 8:10 PM 07/7/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).
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Company Description

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400 Atlantic Street

Stamford, CT 06901

United States

Phone: 203-905-7801

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Charter Communications, Inc. provides cable services in the United States. The company offers various entertainment, information, and communications solutions to residential and commercial customers. The company’s infrastructure consists of a hybrid of fiber and coaxial cable plant with approximately 12.9 million estimated passings. A national Internet Protocol (IP) infrastructure interconnects the company’s markets. As of December 31, 2014, the company served approximately 6.2 million residential and commercial customers. The company sells its video, Internet and voice services primarily on a subscription basis, often in a bundle of two or more services, providing savings and convenience to its customers. The company served approximately 4.2 million residential video customers, as of December 31, 2014. The company has launched the Charter Spectrum brand in its all-digital markets. Digital video enables its customers to access advanced video services, such as high definition (HD) television, video on demand programming, an interactive program guide and digital video recorder (DVR) service. The company also served approximately 4.8 million residential Internet customers, as of December 31, 2014. The company’s Internet service is available in various download speeds of up to 100 megabits per second (Mbps), and up to 120 Mbps in certain markets, and upload speeds of up to 5 Mbps. The company provided voice service to approximately 2.4 million residential customers, as of December 31, 2014. The company’s voice services include unlimited local and long distance calling to the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, plus other features, including voicemail, call waiting and caller ID. Through Charter Business, the company provides scalable, modified broadband communications solutions to business and carrier organizations, such as video entertainment services, Internet access, business telephone services, data networking and fiber connectivity to cellular towers and office buildings. As of December 31, 2014, the company served approximately 619,000 commercial primary service units, primarily small- and medium-sized commercial customers. The company’s advertising sales division, Charter Media, provides local, regional and national businesses with the opportunity to advertise in individual markets on cable television networks. Products and Services Through its hybrid fiber and coaxial cable network, the company offers its customers traditional cable video services, as well as advanced video services (such as video on demand, HD television, and DVR service), Internet services and voice services. The company’s voice services are primarily provided using voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) technology, to transmit digital voice signals over its systems. The company’s video, Internet, and voice services are offered to residential and commercial customers on a subscription basis, with prices and related charges based on the types of service selected, whether the services are sold as a ‘bundle’ or on an individual basis, and the equipment necessary to receive the services. Video Services The company’s video service offerings include the following: Video: All of the company’s video customers receive a package of basic programming which consists of local broadcast television, local community programming, including governmental and public access, and limited satellite-delivered or non-broadcast channels, such as weather, shopping and religious programming along with a digital set-top box that provides an interactive electronic programming guide with parental controls, access to pay-per-view channels, including video on demand (available nearly everywhere), digital quality music channels and the option to also receive a cable card. Customers have the option to purchase additional tiers of services, including premium channels which provide original programming, commercial-free movies, sports, and other special event entertainment programming. The company also offers premium channels combined with its Internet and voice services. Much of its programming is offered through video on demand and over the Int

 

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