New Orleans, LA
Translation "Optimum West is an ideal fit for Charter and we anticipate an efficient integration process," said Charter CEO Tom Rutledge.
"We will be using this as a reason to raise rates in the near future and will not be upgrading any services in the newly acquired areas unless someone offers us a significantly good deal to offload the new areas for a few billion."
Granite City, IL
Actually Charter has a history of being pretty aggressive in upgrading newly aquired properties.