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Spectrum Business Receives Metro Ethernet Forum CE 2.0 Certification

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectrum Business Enterprise Solutions (enterprise.spectrum.com), the enterprise business services of Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR), today announced the company has achieved the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification.

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The MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Service Certification Program is the framework through which service providers can demonstrate compliance with globally-recognized MEF Carrier Ethernet standards. Carriers that have achieved CE 2.0 certification are recognized for their ability to deliver Ethernet services with five key attributes: Standardization, Scalability, Reliability, Quality of Service and Service Management.

Spectrum Business Enterprise Solutions has nearly 100 Carrier Ethernet Certified Professionals (MEF-CECP), which is an expert-level certification offered by the Metro Ethernet Forum to individuals. The CECP is the first network professional certification that is vendor-neutral and recognizes the professionals who have passed rigorous certification and acquired the key competency and skills to design, market, deploy and support Carrier Ethernet equipment, networks, and services that represent the next generation of telecommunications technology. Spectrum Business is ranked as one of the top five service providers globally as it relates to the number of MEF CECP certified professionals.

"Achieving MEF 2.0 certification is an essential proof point for Spectrum Business carrier-class Ethernet services," said Cynthia Carpenter, Vice President of Commercial Product Management for Charter Communications. "We are proud to have attained this important certification and look forward to continually serving business customers with enterprise-grade network and communications services."

The MEF is the global defining body for Carrier Ethernet and works to accelerate the worldwide adoption of carrier-class Ethernet networks and services.

More information about Spectrum Business Enterprise Solutions can be found at enterprise.spectrum.com.

About Spectrum Business Enterprise Solutions
Spectrum Business Enterprise Solutions, the enterprise business services of Charter Communications, delivers enterprise-grade Internet, networking, voice, commercial video and managed services to large and mid-sized organizations leveraging our reliable, secure, fiber-based network.  We build business-to-business solutions with a people-to-people focus.  Our dedicated, comprehensive account team makes connecting easier, providing the bandwidth and support you need to accelerate your growth.  Connect your business to more:  more customers, more support and more opportunities.  For more information, visit enterprise.spectrum.com.

About Charter Communications
Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including Spectrum TV™ video entertainment programming, Spectrum Internet™ access, and Spectrum Voice™. Spectrum Business™ similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Spectrum Reach™ brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com 

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SOURCE Charter Communications

Francois Claude, Francois.Claude@Charter.com, 203-905-7968