State Public Service Commission approves settlement with Charter Spectrum


NEW YORK STATE (WSYR-TV) — The State Public Service Commission has approved a settlement with Charter Spectrum.

The state had claimed that Charter was not supplying the internet speeds to expanding connections the way it promised and said it would kick them out of the state.

Under the agreement, Charter will expand its network to provide high-speed broadband service to 145,000 homes and businesses in Upstate New York.

The company will also pay an additional $12 million to expand broadband to other areas.

Charter issued a statement that said:

“We’re pleased the PSC has approved the agreement, and we look forward to continuing to serve our customers and expanding the availability of high-speed broadband in New York State. We thank the PSC, Chairman Rhodes, the commissioners and staff for working with us throughout this process.” 

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