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S-4
AVALON CABLE OF MICHIGAN INC/ filed this Form S-4 on 04/01/1999
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                                  THE COMPANY
 
Overview
 
   Each of the Issuers is an indirect subsidiary of, and is controlled by,
Avalon. Avalon is controlled by ABRY Broadcast Partners III, L.P., which we
refer to as "ABRY III". The Operating Companies are wholly owned subsidiaries
of the Issuers.
 
Initial Structure
 
   The following chart sets forth our corporate structure as of the time of the
old note offering. Originally, the issuers under the Old Notes were Avalon
Cable LLC, Avalon Cable of Michigan Holdings, Inc. and Avalon Cable Holdings
Finance, Inc. At that time, Avalon Cable of Michigan, Inc. operated the cable
systems located in our Michigan Cluster. Avalon Cable of New England LLC
operates the cable systems located in our New England Cluster. Avalon Cable of
Michigan, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Avalon Cable of Michigan
Holdings, Inc., Avalon Cable of New England LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Avalon Cable LLC and Avalon Cable Finance, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Avalon Cable Holdings Finance, Inc. Each of Avalon Cable Holdings Finance, Inc.
and Avalon Cable Finance, Inc. was organized for purposes of facilitating the
initial financing and other financings and conducts no activities other than in
connection with those financings.

                       [CORPORATE STRUCTURE CHART HERE]
 
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(a) Old Note Issuer.
(b) Senior Subordinated Note Issuer and borrower under the credit facility.
(c) In the Cable Michigan acquisition, Avalon Cable of Michigan, Inc. acquired
    the approximately 62% of Mercom's outstanding common stock owned by Cable
    Michigan. Subsequently, Avalon Cable of Michigan, Inc. acquired the
    remaining shares.
 
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