Ex-Exec: Allen, Vogel Knew

Farrell, Mike
May 2005
Multichannel News;5/2/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 18, p2
Focuses on the claims of former James Smith, former senior vice president of Charter Communications Corp., against Charter chairman Paul Allen and former CEO Carl Vogel regarding their awareness on the company's practice of keeping non-paying subscribers in 2005. Reason behind the indictment of Smith in July 2003; Content of the e-mail sent by Vogel to Allen regarding the subscribers of the company; Statement issued by former Charter CEO Jerald Kent on the case.


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