First U.S. cable systems are founded
Newhouse begins operating cable systems with the purchase of its first system in Alabama, branding it NewChannels
Warner Communications forms Warner Cable
Newhouse forms second cable company, MetroVision, in partnership with former Cox executives
Newhouse adds Vision Cable to cable assets, to serve over 500K customers, and later becomes Bright House Networks
Time Warner Inc. forms through merger of Warner Communications and Time Inc., together serving more than 5.5 million subscribers
Warner Cable and American Television & Communications (ATC) combine to form Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications, Inc. is founded in St. Louis. Acquisitions of cable systems across the country begin
Time Warner Entertainment and Advance/Newhouse form cable partnership
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen buys a controlling interest in Charter, which he kept until 2009
Charter earns a spot on Fortune 500
Advance/Newhouse begins operating Bright House Networks with approximately 2.2 million customers in Alabama, California, Florida, Indiana and Michigan
Time Warner Inc. spins off Time Warner Cable. Time Warner Cable begins trading publicly on the NYSE
Charter completes financial restructuring under chapter 11, emerging as a stronger company under new equity ownership
Charter closes transactions with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks to become the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., serving more than 25 million customers
Charter announced plan to make $25 billion investment in broadband infrastructure and technology over four years
McAllen, Texas Bilingual Call Center opens, as part of larger commitment to bring all offshore, overseas call center jobs back to the U.S.
Spectrum Completes All-Digital, upgrading the network across the footprint.
Wifi 6 Router debuts. Spectrum becomes first U.S.-based broadband provider to introduce the next generation wireless standard, using 802.11ax technology which improves WiFi coverage in the home.
Spectrum News launches its local news App to Spectrum residential customers including internet-only customers.
Charter Communications Launches New Multiyear, Multibillion-Dollar Initiative To Expand Broadband Availability