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CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form 8-K on 04/28/2016
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CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CAPITAL EXPENDITURES
(dollars in millions)


 
Three Months Ended March 31,
 
2016
 
2015
 
 
 
 
Customer premise equipment (a)
$
137

 
$
150

Scalable infrastructure (b)
110

 
75

Line extensions (c)
47

 
39

Upgrade/Rebuild (d)
41

 
23

Support capital (e)
94

 
64

 
 
 
 
   Total capital expenditures (f)
$
429

 
$
351


(a)
Customer premise equipment includes costs incurred at the customer residence to secure new customers and revenue generating units, including customer installation costs and customer premise equipment (e.g., set-top boxes and cable modems).

(b)
Scalable infrastructure includes costs, not related to customer premise equipment, to secure growth of new customers and revenue generating units, or provide service enhancements (e.g., headend equipment).

(c)
Line extensions include network costs associated with entering new service areas (e.g., fiber/coaxial cable, amplifiers, electronic equipment, make-ready and design engineering).

(d)
Upgrade/rebuild includes costs to modify or replace existing fiber/coaxial cable networks, including betterments.

(e)
Support capital includes costs associated with the replacement or enhancement of non-network assets due to technological and physical obsolescence (e.g., non-network equipment, land, buildings and vehicles).

(f)
Total capital expenditures for the three months ended March 31, 2016 and 2015 include the following (dollars in millions):

 
Three Months Ended March 31,
 
2016
 
2015
 
 
 
 
Commercial services
$
64

 
$
51

Transition
$
53

 
$
14









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