ices, including Web hosting, email and security; and multi-line telephone services with approximately 30 business features, including Web-based service management. Medium Business: In addition to its other offerings, the company offers medium sized businesses (20-199 employees) various complex products, such as fiber Internet with symmetrical speeds of approximately 1 Gbps and voice trunking services, such as primary rate interface (PRI) and session initiation protocol (SIP) trunks, which provide higher-capacity voice services. The company also offers Metro Ethernet service that connects two or more locations for commercial customers with geographically dispersed locations with speeds approximately 10 Gbps. Metro Ethernet service could also extend the reach of the customer's local area network within and between metropolitan areas. Large Business: The company offers large businesses (200+ employees) with multiple sites various specialized solutions, such as custom fiber networks, Metro and long haul Ethernet, PRI and SIP trunk services. Carrier Wholesale: The company offers high-capacity last-mile data connectivity services to wireless and wireline carriers, Internet service providers, and other competitive carriers on a wholesale basis. Sale of Advertising The company is engaged in the sale of local advertising on satellite-delivered networks, such as MTV, CNN, and ESPN. In any particular market, the company inserts local advertising on approximately 40 channels. It also sells advertising on its Internet portal, Charter.net. In various markets, the company sells advertising on behalf of other operators. The company has deployed Enhanced TV Binary Interchange Format technology to set-top boxes in various service areas within the Charter footprint. Franchises As of December 31, 2013, the company’s systems operated pursuant to a total of approximately 3,300 franchises, permits, and similar authorizations issued by local and state governmental authorities. Regulation and Legislation Video Service: The company has the Federal Communications Commission recognition of effective competition, and become rate deregulated, in majority of its communities. The Communications Act limits its ability to collect and disclose subscribers’ personally identifiable information for its video, voice, and Internet services, as well as provides requirements to safeguard such information. Internet Service: The company’s Internet services are subject to the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act requirements regarding law enforcement surveillance. Voice Service: The Telecommunications Act of 1996 created a favorable regulatory environment for the company to provide telecommunications and/or competitive voice services than had previously existed. Significant Events In April 2014, Charter Communications, Inc. announced that has begun on the Charter Technology and Engineering Center (CTEC), which will house its Advanced Engineering teams, a large testing lab and resources from the Product, IT, Network Operations and Care teams necessary to move Charter's projects through the development lifecycle. Competition The company’s competitors include AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications, Inc. History Charter Communications, Inc. was founded as a Delaware corporation in 1999.
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