Charter Proudly Supports Cable Industry’s Annual Diversity Week

Charter Proudly Supports Cable Industry’s Annual Diversity Week

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Charter Communications was honored to be a premier sponsor of Diversity Week 2018, an annual conference hosted by Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) and the Walter Kaitz Foundation. The event, held October 15-17 in New York City, gathered together leaders in telecommunications to promote and celebrate diversity and inclusion in the cable industry.

Charter’s Vice President, State Government Affairs, South Region, and current WICT chair, Marva Johnson (photo to the left), kicked off the organization’s conference by highlighting Charter’s commitment to investing in a diverse talent pool reflective of the markets and communities we serve. Charter’s Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, Catherine Bohigian, and Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Rhonda Crichlow (pictured above), reiterated that message during WICT’s “The Other Side of Change: Leading through an Evolution” roundtable segment.

Crichlow kicked off NAMIC’s opening general session and was also recognized by CableFax as one of 2018’s Most Influential Minorities. Tamara Bowens, Group Vice President – Field Marketing & Sales Enablement for Spectrum Enterprise, received a 2018 NAMIC Next Generation Leader Award.

The conference closed out with a pre-dinner reception hosted by Charter, followed by the Kaitz Dinner, held annually to raise money for diversity programs throughout the cable industry. Charter is proud to support this mission and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in every aspect of its business. We look forward to continuing our support of these organizations.

Charter Applauds FCC’s Improved Licensing Rules for the 3.5 GHz Band


The 3.5 GHz band is an important component of Charter’s wireless strategy and also has the potential to provide a cost effective solution for delivering fixed wireless broadband including to less densely populated areas.

This month the Federal Communications Commission adopted new licensing rules for the 3.5 GHz band. By preserving significant opportunity for GAA unlicensed use as well as adopting a counties-based Priority Access Licenses (PAL) areas, the improved rules will promote increased competition and broadband deployment, bringing new innovations and the future of connectivity even closer for consumers.

Charter Stands For The Arts with Ovation


This fall, Charter is proud to continue our partnership with the arts network Ovation and promote their signature Stand for the Arts campaign. This national initiative is dedicated to raising awareness, protecting access, and encouraging support of local arts initiatives. We are pleased to join them in awarding a total of $120,000 in grants to a dozen different communities we serve across the country.

Several of twelve 2018 Stand for the Arts grants were recently awarded. We recognized the Buffalo Arts Studio which gives affordable studio space and exposure to visual artists and Latino Arts Inc., for its work elevating, enhancing and expanding arts in that community. We also recently joined community leaders, students and families in the Milwaukee areas to honorLatino Arts Inc., for its work fostering and uplifting arts in the community. We are proud to honor all of the 2018 Stand for the Arts Grant recipients.

Spectrum Launches Spectrum Internet® Gig and Spectrum Business® Internet Gig in Evansville and other Kentuckiana Communities

EVANVILLE, Indiana (October 9, 2018) – Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) today announced the launch of Spectrum Internet Gig for residential customers and Spectrum Business Internet Gig for small and medium-sized business clients in the communities of Evansville, Newburgh, Chandler, Jasper and Warrick and Spencer Counties in Indiana and Owensboro and Mogranfield, Kentucky, featuring the deployment of DOCSIS 3.1 internet services delivering a 1 Gbps connection to the home or business.

Spectrum is fully committed to bringing faster internet speeds to the communities it serves with no modem fees or data caps. Priced at $104.99 per month for new residential customers, Spectrum Internet Gig is now available to more than 95 percent of the company’s footprint, and will be available throughout virtually all of Spectrum’s 41-state service area by the end of 2018.

“Spectrum’s state-of-the-art, fiber-rich network allows us to deploy dramatically faster broadband speeds, including gigabit connections, broadly and rapidly,” said Tom Rutledge, Charter Communications Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “As consumer demands for bandwidth and capacity grow, our world-class network is best-positioned to meet these demands, today and into the future.”

With Spectrum Internet Gig, residential customers have access to faster and more powerful internet speeds for streaming video, online gaming, downloading music and more across multiple devices without sacrificing performance. Spectrum Internet Gig is offered with no data caps or contracts, includes a modem and free in-home WiFi, and is backed by a 30-day money back guarantee. For more information on Spectrum’s full suite of advanced broadband services, please visit

Spectrum Business Internet Gig is available to new customers starting at $249.99 per month, which includes a modem, customer WiFi for businesses with public seating or lobby areas, custom domain and email addresses, cloud backup and desktop security software at no additional charge. For more details on Spectrum Business’ full suite of advanced solutions, visit or call 1-855-272-8857.

Xfinity Store opens in Elkhart

Comcast announced today that an Xfinity Store has opened in Elkhart at 199 County Rd. 6 W. The new store gives visitors hands-on experience with Xfinity’s range of products and services, from the company’s mobile phone service, Xfinity Mobilecable TV and high-speed Internet, to its home security platform, Xfinity Home.

The store also features iPads and other mobile devices visitors can use to explore Xfinity’s Android and iOS apps. Apps range from: Xfinity Stream, which allows customers to watch live TV anywhere at home over WiFi, watch more than 200 live channels outside their homes, stream up to 70,000 On Demand choices on-the-go and download movies and TV shows; and Xfinity WiFi, which allows customers to search for locations of the network’s more than 19 million hotspots across the country and more than 1.7 million in the region; to xFi, which allows high-speed Internet customers to personalize and control their home networks.

“The stores are awesome places to visit and learn more about Xfinity products and services from the trained store staff,” said John Crowley, Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region senior vice president. “Visitors are welcome to come in and experience our products and services like they would at home.”

“I am pleased that Comcast has selected Elkhart as the site of their newest Xfinity Store,” said Elkhart Mayor Tim Neese. “This is the first store of its kind in Elkhart and will provide an added convenience for local Comcast customers.”

Along with product and service demos, customers are able to pay bills, pick up and return equipment and get assistance from trained, knowledgeable sales and service consultants. Store hours are Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 12 to 5 p.m.

For more information about Xfinity products, services and retail stores, call 1-(800)-XFINITY or visit

About Comcast

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s largest video, high-speed internet, and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand, and also provides these services to businesses. It also provides wireless and security and automation services to residential customers under the Xfinity brand. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts. Visit for more information.

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