Greg Abbott and Reed Cordish, Assistant to the President for Intragovernmental and Technology Initiatives, leave the White House in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017, to talk to reporters following their meeting with President Donald Trump.(Photo: Evan Vucci, AP) The Stamford, Conn.-headquartered company pledged, over the next four years, to invest $25 billion in broadband infrastructure and hire 20,000 U.S.
call center jobs that had been outsourced by Time Warner Cable, the acquisition of which Charter finalized in May 2016.
That $79 billion deal also included the acquisition of Bright House Networks, bringing the pay TV and broadband provider's customer base to more than 25 billion.
"We found that we can actually do better with high-quality, high-skilled American workers," Rutledge said.
"We’ve been doing that and our company was so successful we were able to do (that) huge transaction ...