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S-1/A
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form S-1/A on 11/04/1999
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     The Bresnan senior notes bear interest at 8% per year from the original
issue date or from the most recent date to which interest has been paid or
provided for, payable semiannually on February 1 and August 1 of each year,
commencing on August 1, 1999. The Bresnan senior discount notes bear interest at
9 1/4% per year, compounded semiannually, to a total principal amount of $275
million by February 1, 2004, unless the issuers elect to accrue interest on or
after February 1, 2002. On and after August 1, 2004, interest on the Bresnan
senior discount notes will accrue at a rate of 9 1/4% per year and will be
payable in cash semiannually in arrears on February 1 and August 1.
 
     The Bresnan senior notes are not redeemable prior to February 1, 2004.
During the year 2004, the Bresnan senior notes are redeemable at 104.00% of the
principal amount plus accrued and unpaid interest. The premium decreases to
102.667% in 2005, 101.33% in 2006 and 100% on or after February 1, 2007.
 
     The Bresnan senior discount notes are not redeemable prior to February 1,
2004. During the year 2004, the Bresnan senior discount notes will be redeemable
at 104.625% of their accreted value plus accrued and unpaid interest. The
premium decreases to 103.083% in 2005, 101.542% in 2006 and 100% in 2007.
 
     At any time prior to February 1, 2002, the issuers may redeem up to 35% of
the total principal amount of the Bresnan senior notes at a redemption price
equal to 108% of the principal amount thereof plus accrued and unpaid interest,
if any, to the date of redemption with the net cash proceeds of one or more
equity offerings. Following such redemption, at least 65% of the total principal
amount of the Bresnan senior notes must remain outstanding.
 
     At any time prior to February 1, 2002, the issuers may also redeem up to
35% of the total principal amount at maturity of the Bresnan senior discount
notes at a redemption price equal to 109.250% of the accreted value thereof plus
accrued and unpaid interest, if any, to the date of redemption, with the net
cash proceeds of one or more equity offerings. Following such redemption, at
least 65% of the total principal amount of the Bresnan senior discount notes
must remain outstanding.
 
     The Bresnan notes will be senior unsecured obligations of the issuers and
will rank equal in right of payment with all existing and future senior debt of
and will be senior in right of payment to all its existing and future
subordinated debt. Bresnan Capital Corporation has no, and the terms of the
indenture governing the Bresnan notes prohibit it from having any, obligations
other than the Bresnan notes.
 
     Upon the occurrence of specified change of control events, each holder of
Bresnan notes shall have the right to require the issuers to purchase all or any
part of such holder's notes at a purchase price of 101% of the principal amount
in the case of the Bresnan senior notes, and 101% of the accreted value thereof
in the case of the Bresnan senior discount notes, plus accrued and unpaid
interest, if any, to the purchase date. Our acquisition of Bresnan will trigger
this right. We expect that the Bresnan notes will be tendered and that we will
repurchase the Bresnan notes with borrowings under credit facilities to be
arranged at Bresnan.
 
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