Charter Communications is ranked #14 of the largest provider in the U.S., in terms of availability to customers.
Charter Communications offers Internet service to approximately 29,828,751 people in 613 counties over 29 states.
Charter Communications was founded in 1993 by three former Cencom Cable Television executives: Barry Babcock, Jerald Kent, and Howard Wood. They started as a mostly regional provider but through a series of acquisitions they became one of the largest cable and internet providers in America. Charter currently serves over 30.5 million customers in 29 different states, Charter Communications is the fourth largest cable provider in the US. Under the brand Charter Spectrum, Charter Communications offers high-speed Internet, television, and voice services to businesses and residential consumers. As of early 2016, Charter has proposed a $67 billion acquisition deal to consolidate Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks under the Charter umbrella, which will be called Spectrum.
Charter Internet offers cable speeds 20x faster than traditional DSL services. They have WiFi packages that offer speeds starting at 60 Mbps and reaching speeds of 100 Mbps. This allows you to browse the web, stream video and music content, and download and upload files with ease.
Charter does not have data caps and will not slow your speed during peak hours.
In order to connect to the internet through Charter, you need existing cable wires and a cable modem. Customers are allowed to purchase their own modem for internet service though. Charter does require you to purchase a digital receiver through the company for television service.
In January 2014, Charter announced its intentions in purchasing their larger competitor, Time Warner Cable. A little over a year later, they announced they planned to acquire Bright House Networks which is a regional provider in Florida. Both acquisitions were made official in May 2016 under the new brand name Spectrum. This merger made Spectrum the second largest cable provider in the U.S. behind Comcast.
Charter Communications gives your company the bandwidth it needs to be successful. Their fiber services gives customers 1,000 megabits of capacity. Charter services more than 28 million customers across 28 states in U.S. In 2016, Charter purchased Time Warner Cable and Bright House networks. All three companies merged under the name Spectrum.
Charter Spectrum offers month-to-month services. They advertise that they will buy you out of your current contract up to $500.00 if you order and install the Charter Spectrum Triple Play. This includes any early termination fee with your prior carrier. For the Ultra100 plan their will be an activation/set-up fee of $199.00. However there is no one-time purchase or equipment lease fee. If do you enter a 12 month to 36 month there will be an early termination fee of up to $75.00.
There will be a one time installation charge added on the first bill. After, all service charges will include, but are not limited to, monthly service fees, pay-per-view charges, and all states, federal and local taxes, surcharges, and fees. If a customer would like to dispute an invoice, they must do so within 30 days of the date on the bill or no credit will be applied, and the customer will be responsible for all payments. All late payments are subject to a 1.5% fine.
Charter Communications is available in the following 29 states:
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