Nine out of ten American homes are adjacent to cable infrastructureemdash a simple fact that offers an unprecedented opportunity for delivery of products and services to a mass audience. As one of the country's top cable companies, Charter Communications delivers its own products and services to millions of customers. Acquired by Paul Allen in 1998, Charter underscores his belief that the "fat pipeline" of cable bandwidth can distribute products and services better than any other system that exists. Not just with cable television and high-speed Internet service, but also Voice over IP (VoIP) services, business-to-business video, and a new generation of digital services on demand through set-top boxes. Holding a central role in Vulcan's portfolio, Charter promises an extraordinary future in the delivery of entertainment and technology.