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S-4
RENAISSANCE MEDIA GROUP LLC filed this Form S-4 on 06/12/1998
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      SECTION 4.05.  Limitation on Dividend and Other Payment Restrictions
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Affecting Restricted Subsidiaries.  The Company will not, and will not permit
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any Restricted Subsidiary to, create or otherwise cause or suffer to exist or
become effective any consensual encumbrance or restriction of any kind on the
ability of any Restricted Subsidiary to (i) pay dividends or make any other
distributions permitted by applicable law on any Capital Stock of such
Restricted Subsidiary owned by the Company or any other Restricted Subsidiary,
(ii) pay any Indebtedness owed to the Company or any other Restricted
Subsidiary, (iii) make loans or advances to the Company or any other Restricted
Subsidiary or (iv) transfer any of its property or assets to the Company or any
other Restricted Subsidiary.

     The foregoing provisions shall not restrict any encumbrances or
restrictions: (i) existing on the Closing Date in the Credit Agreement, this
Indenture or any other agreements in effect on the Closing Date, and any
extensions, refinancings, renewals or replacements of such agreements; provided
that (x) the encumbrances and restrictions in any such extensions, refinancings,
renewals or replacements are no less favorable in any material respect to the
Holders than those encumbrances or restrictions that are then in effect and that
are being extended, refinanced, renewed or replaced or (y) the encumbrances and
restrictions in any such modifications, extensions, refinancings, renewals,
restructurings, substitutions or replacements (A) do not prevent the Company or
any of its Restricted Subsidiaries from paying interest on the Notes and (B)
will be no more restrictive in any material respect than encumbrances and
restrictions which could be obtained by a Person comparable to the Company or
such Restricted Subsidiary under then prevailing market conditions; (ii)
existing under or by reason of applicable law; (iii) existing with respect to
any Person or the property or assets of such Person acquired by the Company or
any Restricted Subsidiary, existing at the time of such acquisition and not
incurred in contemplation thereof, which encumbrances or restrictions are not
applicable to any Person or the property or assets of any Person other than such
Person or the property or assets of such Person so acquired; (iv) in the case of
clause (iv) of the first paragraph of this Section 4.05, (A) that restrict in a
customary manner the subletting, assignment or transfer of any property or asset
that is a lease, license, conveyance or contract or similar property or asset,
(B) existing by virtue of any transfer of, agreement to transfer, option or
right with respect to, or Lien on, any property or assets of the Company or any
Restricted Subsidiary not otherwise prohibited by this Indenture or (C) arising
or agreed to in the ordinary course of business, not relating to any
Indebtedness, and that do not, individually or in the aggregate, detract from
the value of property or assets of the Company or any Restricted Subsidiary in
any manner material to the Company or any Restricted Subsidiary; (v) with
respect to a Restricted Subsidiary and imposed pursuant to an agreement that has
been entered into for the sale or disposition of all or substantially all of the
Capital Stock of, or property and assets of, such Restricted Subsidiary; or (vi)
contained in the terms of any Indebtedness or any agreement pursuant to which
such Indebtedness was issued if (A) the encumbrance or restriction applies only
in the event of a payment default or a default with respect to a financial
covenant contained in such Indebtedness or agreement, (B) the encumbrance or
restriction is not materially more disadvantageous to the Holders of the Notes
than is customary in comparable financings (as determined by the Company) and
(C) the Company determines, at the time of entering into such