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424B3
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS CAPITAL CORP filed this Form 424B3 on 09/01/1999
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                                   BUSINESS
 
GENERAL
 
     We offer a full range of traditional cable television services. Our service
offerings include the following programming packages:
 
     - basic programming;
 
     - expanded basic programming;
 
     - premium service; and
 
     - pay-per-view television programming.
 
     As part of our "wired world" vision, we are also beginning to offer an
array of new products and services including:
 
     - digital television;
 
     - high-speed Internet access; and
 
     - interactive video programming.
 
We are also exploring opportunities in telephony.
 
     These new products and services will take advantage of the significant
bandwidth of our cable systems. We are accelerating the upgrade of our cable
systems to more quickly provide these products and services.
 
     As of June 30, 1999, we served approximately 2.7 million cable television
service customers in 22 states. We have entered into agreements to acquire
additional cable systems that would have increased the number of our customers
to 3.7 million as of that date.
 
     For the year ended December 31, 1998, pro forma for our merger with Marcus
Holdings and the acquisitions we completed during 1998 and 1999, our revenues
were approximately $1.3 billion. For the six months ended June 30, 1999, pro
forma for our merger with Marcus Holdings and the acquisitions we completed
during 1999, our revenues were approximately $721.4 million. Pro forma for our
merger with Marcus Holdings and our recent and pending acquisitions, for the
year ended December 31, 1998, our revenues would have been approximately $1.7
billion. Pro forma for our merger with Marcus Holdings and our recent and
pending acquisitions, for the six months ended June 30, 1999, our revenues would
have been approximately $903 million.
 
     Paul G. Allen, the principal owner of our ultimate parent company and one
of the computer industry's visionaries, has long believed in a "wired world" in
which cable technology will facilitate the convergence of television, computers
and telecommunications. We believe cable's ability to deliver voice, video and
data at high speeds will enable it to serve as the primary platform for the
delivery of new services to the home and workplace.
 
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