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CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS CAPITAL CORP filed this Form 8-K on 01/18/2000
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                                                                    EXHIBIT 99.1


[CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS LOGO}


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


                      CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS, LLC
               CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS CAPITAL CORPORATION
                        ISSUES $1.3 BILLION SENIOR NOTES

ST. LOUIS, MO, JANUARY 6, 2000 -- Charter Communications Holdings, LLC and
Charter Communications Holdings Capital Corporation today announced that they
had entered into an agreement to sell $675,000,000 of 10% Senior Notes due 2009,
$325,000,000 of 10.25% Senior Notes Due 2010 and 11.75% Senior Discount Notes
Due 2010 with a principal amount at maturity of $532,000,000. The sale of the
notes will provide gross proceeds to the issuers of approximately
$1,300,000,000. The transaction size was increased from the $900,000,000
originally sought by the issuers. The net proceeds of the offering will be used
to repay debt, including notes that will be put to the issuers' subsidiaries in
change of control offers that are pending or anticipated. 

Charter is the fourth largest operator of cable television systems in the United
States, serving approximately 6.2 million customers after giving effect to a
pending acquisition.

Charter New Debt add one-
The notes are being sold to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule
144A.

The
 notes have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended
(the "Securities Act"), and, unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in
the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not
subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable
state securities laws. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell
or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the notes
in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior
to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.

For More Information Contact: 
Ralph G. Kelly 
Senior Vice President-Treasurer
314/543-2388
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