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RENAISSANCE MEDIA GROUP LLC filed this Form S-4 on 06/12/1998
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  THE LOUISIANA SYSTEMS
 
  The Louisiana Systems consist of five cable television systems serving
94,760 basic subscribers as of March 31, 1998, located in southern Louisiana
and western Mississippi: the St. Tammany system, the St. Landry system, the
Lafourche system, the Picayune system and the Pointe Coupee system. As of
March 31, 1998, approximately one-half of the Louisiana Systems' subscribers
were served by the St. Tammany system. The Louisiana Systems are operated from
the Regional Office located in Thibodaux, Louisiana which provides certain
support services for the Systems. The Systems' regional management has 15
years average experience in the cable television industry.
 
  The St. Tammany System. The St. Tammany system comprises one consolidated
headend, and serves the communities of Slidell, Mandeville and St. Tammany,
the towns of Pearl River, Abita Springs and Madisonville and the City of
Covington. St. Tammany is a suburb located approximately 40 miles northeast of
New Orleans. Recognized as Louisiana's fastest growing parish since 1995.
 
  The Lafourche System. The Lafourche system comprises two headends, one of
which is a consolidated headend, and serves the communities of Lafourche,
Assumption and St. James. Lafourche is located in southeast Louisiana along
the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 60 miles from New Orleans. Commercial
fishing and the oil and gas extraction industries dominate the local economy
in the southern portion of the system's service area, comprising a significant
portion of the manufacturing work force there. In the northern portion of the
system's service area, sugar is a prominent industry, as are other farming
related industries.
 
  The St. Landry System. The St. Landry system comprises four headends and
serves the communities of Jennings, Church Point, Eunice and Opelousas.
Located 61 miles from Baton Rouge, St. Landry's economy is primarily focused
on agriculture.
 
  The Picayune System. The Picayune system comprises one headend and serves
the communities of Picayune and parts of Pearl County. Picayune, 25 miles
northeast of Slidell and 60 miles northeast of New Orleans, is in Pearl
County, Mississippi. The John C. Stennis Space Center is one of the largest
employers in the Picayune area and is the main testing facility for NASA's
large propulsion systems including the Space Shuttle.
 
  The Pointe Coupee System. The Pointe Coupee system comprises one headend and
serves the community of New Roads and the Village of Morganza. Pointe Coupee
is a suburb of Baton Rouge and is Louisiana's second oldest settlement. Pointe
Coupee's major industry is agriculture.
 
  THE TENNESSEE SYSTEM
 
  As of March 31, 1998, the Tennessee System served 32,431 basic subscribers
located in Jackson, Tennessee and surrounding counties. The Tennessee System
is managed from the Regional Office located in Thibodaux, Louisiana. The
Tennessee System comprises five headends and serves the communities of
Jackson, Selmer, Bethel Springs, Adamsville, Camden, Alamo, Bells, Maury City,
Newbern, Trimble, Obion, Troy and the counties of Madison, Crockett, McNairy,
Benton, Dyer and Obion. Jackson is the medical, retail, cultural and
geographic center of west Tennessee. As of March 31, 1998, 22,948 basic
subscribers (excluding bulk subscribers), or three-quarters of the Tennessee
System's subscribers, were served from a single headend.
 
THE SOCIAL CONTRACT
 
  The Social Contract between Time Warner and the FCC, which became effective
on January 1, 1996, resolved certain outstanding cable rate cases involving
Time Warner that arose in connection with regulations promulgated by the FCC
pursuant to the 1992 Cable Act. The Social Contract established parameters
within which Time Warner and subsequent buyers of Time Warner's cable
television systems might determine certain
 
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