Feb 7, 2013 7:56 PM by MTN News
Charter Communications, Inc. has purchased Optimum West for $1.63 billion, gaining a regional cable provider in the western U.S., including thousands of subcribers in Montana and Wyoming.
The announcement was made Thursday as Charter won out over several other cable companies interested in Optimum.
Optimum West also manages systems in Colorado and Utah that along with Montana and Wyoming serve over 350,000 customers. Optimum was previously known as Bresnan Communications.
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