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Charter Business SIP Trunking to Expand Improved Communications with Cost-Effective Voice Offering for Medium and Large Businesses

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Charter Business SIP Trunking to Expand Improved Communications with Cost-Effective Voice Offering for Medium and Large Businesses11:00 EST Wednesday, December 07, 2011Scalable Voice Solution to Launch in Wisconsin and Missouri by year's end and Enterprise Wide in early 2012ST. LOUIS, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) is announcing the expansion of voice service offerings from Charter Business to include SIP Trunking. SIP Trunking will deliver a high-quality, reliable voice service to large and mid-size businesses through a converged voice and data fiber network that can scale quickly to meet  increased utilization  needs; eliminating the need for the customer to purchase separate circuits or connections for voice traffic. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110526/AQ10195LOGO)"Charter Business SIP Trunking will enable customers with an IP-PBX to take maximum advantage of their IP capabilities by converging data and voice over the same access connection," said Jim McGann, Senior Vice President of Charter Business. "Our SIP Trunking solution simplifies configuration, reduces equipment costs and makes moves, additions or modifications simple. Charter Business now offers a range of voice solutions for business customers of all sizes from phone for small offices to PRI and SIP trunking for more complex voice needs."How Charter Business SIP Trunking Helps Businesses:Cost savings ? reducing the total cost of ownership with fewer trunks, priced less per call pathNetwork efficiency -- available in increments of 4-call path and scalable to as many as business demandsDisaster recovery options ? reroute calls to any phone in the event that service is disrupted at a business location Reliability ? calls are carried on Charter's state-of-the art network and monitored 24/7/365 to maximize up-time.About Charter BusinessCharter Business, a division of Charter Communications, Inc,  provides business organizations with scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions, including business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services and wireless backhaul. Catering to the unique broadband needs of business customers, Charter Business offers competitively priced bundled products over its state-of-the-art, fiber-based network, helping businesses in a variety of industries maximize efficiency while continuing to grow. Charter Business is Metro Ethernet Forum Certified. More information about Charter Business can be found at charter-business.com. About CharterCharter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter TV? video entertainment programming, Charter Internet? access, and Charter Phone?. Charter Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.    SOURCE Charter Communications, Inc.For further information: CONTACT: Media, Anita Lamont, +1-314-543-2215, or Analysts, Robin Gutzler, +1-314-543-2398