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CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form S-1/A on 11/01/1999
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                      BRESNAN COMMUNICATIONS GROUP SYSTEMS
            (A COMBINATION OF CERTAIN ASSETS, AS DEFINED IN NOTE 1)
 
             NOTES TO COMBINED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS -- (CONTINUED)
                        DECEMBER 31, 1996, 1997 AND 1998
                                 (IN THOUSANDS)
 
     During 1998, TCI and BCCLP have continued enterprise-wide, comprehensive
efforts to assess and remediate their respective computer systems and related
software and equipment to ensure such systems, software and equipment will
recognize, process and store information in the year 2000 and thereafter. Such
year 2000 remediation efforts, which encompass the TCI Bresnan Systems and the
Bresnan Entities, respectively, include an assessment of their most critical
systems, such as customer service and billing systems, headends and other cable
plant, business support operations, and other equipment and facilities. TCI and
BCCLP also continued their efforts to verify the year 2000 readiness of their
significant suppliers and vendors and continued to communicate with significant
business partners' and affiliates to assess such partners and affiliates' year
2000 status.
 
     TCI and BCCLP have formed year 2000 program management teams to organize
and manage their year 2000 remediation efforts. The program management teams are
responsible for overseeing, coordinating and reporting on their respective year
2000 remediation efforts. Upon consummation of the TCI Transaction, assessment
and remediation of year 2000 issues for the TCI Bresnan Systems became the
responsibility of BCCLP.
 
     During 1998, the project management teams continued their surveys of
significant third-party vendors and suppliers whose systems, services or
products are important to their operations (e.g., suppliers of addressable
controllers and set-top boxes, and the provider of billing services). The year
2000 readiness of such providers is critical to continued provision of cable
service.
 
     TCI and BCCLP have instituted a verification process to determine the
vendors' year 2000 readiness. Such verification includes, as deemed necessary,
reviewing vendors' test and other data and engaging in regular conferences with
vendors' year 2000 teams. TCI and BCCLP are also requiring testing to validate
the year 2000 compliance of certain critical products and services.
 
     The failure to correct a material year 2000 problem could result in an
interruption or failure of certain important business operations. There can be
no assurance that the systems of Bresnan Communications Group Systems or the
systems of other companies on which they rely will be converted in time, or that
any such failure to convert by the Bresnan Communications Group Systems or other
companies will not have a material adverse effect on the financial position,
results of operations or cash flows of Bresnan Communications Group Systems.
 
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