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Spectrum launches faster internet for area residents, businesses

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Charter Communications, Inc. announced the launch of Spectrum Internet Gig for residential customers and Spectrum Business Internet Gig for small and medium-sized business clients in central Minnesota markets, featuring the deployment of DOCSIS 3.1 internet services delivering a 1 Gbps connection to the home or business.

Spectrum is committed to bringing faster internet speeds to the communities it serves with no modem fees or data caps. Spectrum Internet Gig is now available to more than 95 percent of the company's footprint, and will be available throughout virtually all of Spectrum's 41-state service area by the end of 2018.

"Spectrum's state-of-the-art, fiber-rich network allows us to deploy dramatically faster broadband speeds, including gigabit connections, broadly and rapidly," said Tom Rutledge, Charter Communications chairman and chief executive officer. "As consumer demands for bandwidth and capacity grow, our world-class network is best-positioned to meet these demands, today and into the future."

With Spectrum Internet Gig, residential customers have access to faster and more powerful internet speeds for streaming video, online gaming, downloading music and more across multiple devices without sacrificing performance. Spectrum Internet Gig is offered with no data caps or contracts, includes a modem and free in-home WiFi.

Spectrum Business Internet Gig includes a modem, customer WiFi for businesses with public seating or lobby areas, custom domain and email addresses, cloud backup and desktop security software at no additional charge.

For more details on Spectrum Business' full suite of advanced solutions, visit, or call 1-855-272-8857.