As of 2015, Charter Communications provides cable modem broadband services in 29 states, such as Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut and Georgia; Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts and Michigan; Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana and Nebraska; Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina and Oregon; South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Vermont; as well as Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Its geographic reach serves about 29.8 million people, or about 9.2 percent of the U.S. population.
Charter offers cable TV, phone and Internet services, either individually or as a bundled package of two or all three services. As of Aug. 2015, it offers cable TV with over 200 high definition channels with free DVR service, over 10,000 programs on-demand and free primetime on demand. Its Internet service comes at a speed of 60 Mbps, and its phone service offers unlimited nationwide calling. Triple service bundles start at $29.99 for the first year. Charter also helps potential customers to switch over to Charter by buying them out of their existing contracts up to $500.
Charter Communications is the fourth largest cable modem broadband services provider in the country, after Time Warner Cable, MetroPCS Wireless and CenturyLink. Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, it is a publicly company traded in the Nasdaq with about 21,000 employees. It had revenues of $8.4 billion in 2013.