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AVALON CABLE OF MICHIGAN INC/ filed this Form S-4 on 04/01/1999
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  . the likely subscriber demand for other cable and broadband
    telecommunications services,
 
  . the cost effectiveness of any of these upgrades and
 
  . the extent to which system improvements will increase the attractiveness
    of the property to a future buyer.
 
   The tables below summarize our existing technical profile and our technical
profile including work in progress projects, in each case on a pro forma basis,
including all completed and pending acquisitions except the Galaxy acquisition,
as of December 31, 1998. We expect to complete our technical profile work in
progress projects by year end 1999.

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                             330 MHz or Less 400 to 450 MHz 550 MHz or Greater
                             (Approximately  (Approximately   (Approximately
                                40 Analog      60+ Analog       78+ Analog
                                Channels)      Channels)        Channels)
                             --------------- -------------- ------------------
<S>                          <C>             <C>            <C>
Existing Technical Profile
Michigan Cluster:
  Number of systems.........         57             25               17
  Miles of plant............      3,408          2,796            1,992
  % miles of plant..........       41.6%          34.1%            24.3%
New England Cluster:
  Number of systems.........          1              7                0
  Miles of plant............        197          1,012                0
  % miles of plant..........       16.3%          83.7%             0.0%
Total:
  Number of systems.........         58             32               17
  Miles of plant............      3,605          3,808            1,992
  % miles of plant..........       38.3%          40.5%            21.2%
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                             330 MHz or Less 400 to 450 MHz 550 MHz or Greater
                             (Approximately  (Approximately   (Approximately
                                40 Analog      60+ Analog       78+ Analog
                                Channels)      Channels)        Channels)
                             --------------- -------------- ------------------
<S>                          <C>             <C>            <C>
Technical Profile Including
 Work-in-Progress Projects
Michigan Cluster:
  Number of systems.........         56             24               19
  Miles of plant............      3,140          2,405            2,766
  % miles of plant..........       37.8%          28.9%            33.3%
New England Cluster:
  Number of systems.........          1              7                0
  Miles of plant............        201          1,030                0
  % miles of plant..........       16.3%          83.7%             0.0%
Total:
  Number of systems.........         57             31               19
  Miles of plant............      3,341          3,435            2,766
  % miles of plant..........       35.0%          36.0%            29.0%
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   Over the next five years, we plan to spend approximately $76 million to
upgrade our existing systems and the systems we currently own, subject to
pending transactions. These capital expenditures, including the work in
progress reflected above, are expected to consist of:
 
  . approximately $45 million to upgrade the bandwidth capacity of these
    systems and to employ additional fiber in the related cable plant,
 
  . approximately $16 million for ongoing maintenance and replacement, and
 
  . approximately $15 million for installations and extensions to the related
    cable plant required as a result of growth in our subscriber base.
 
 
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