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RENAISSANCE MEDIA GROUP LLC filed this Form 10-K405 on 03/31/1999
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bill which was pending in the Mississippi legislature and which would have
prohibited landlords and condominium boards from preventing any tenant of a
dwelling unit or condominium owner from procuring cable television service
from a cable television system operating pursuant to a written franchise
agreement with a municipality or county lapsed in the senate PUC in 1998. The
Company cannot predict whether any of the states in which it currently
operates will engage in such regulation in the future. State and local
franchising jurisdiction is not unlimited, however, and must be exercised
consistently with federal law. The 1992 Cable Act immunizes franchising
authorities from monetary damage awards arising from regulation of cable
systems or decisions made on franchise grants, renewals, transfers and
   The foregoing does not purport to describe all present and proposed
federal, state, and local regulations and legislation affecting the cable
industry. Other existing federal regulations, copyright licensing, and, in
many jurisdictions, state and local franchise requirements, are currently the
subject of judicial proceedings, legislative hearings and administrative and
legislative proposals which could change, in varying degrees, the manner in
which cable systems operate. Neither the outcome of these proceedings nor the
impact on the cable television industry or the Company can be predicted at
this time.
Forward-Looking Statements
   Any matters discussed or incorporated by reference in this Form 10-K that
are not historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Any
expressions that indicate future events and trends identify forward-looking
statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from
historical results, results the Company anticipates or results expressed or
implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties
included, among others:
  . General economic and business conditions, both nationally and in the
    regions where the Company operates;
  . Technology changes;
  . Competition;
  . Changes in business strategy or development plans;
  . The ability to attract and retain qualified personnel;
  . Existing governmental regulations and changes in, or the failure to
    comply with, governmental regulations;
  . Liability and other claims asserted against the Company;
  . Year 2000 issues and Year 2000 readiness disclosures; and
  . Adverse developments under, or termination of, the Charter Purchase
    Agreement with Charter and Buyer.
   The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking
statements or to release publicly the results of any revisions to forward-
looking statements made in this Form 10-K to reflect events or circumstances
after the date of this Form 10-K or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated

tem 2--Properties
   A cable television system consists of three principal operating components.
The first component, known as the headend, receives television, radio and
information signals generally by means of special antennas and satellite earth
stations. The second component, the distribution network, which originates at
the headend and extends throughout the system's service area, consists of
microwave relays, coaxial or fiber optic cables and associated electronic
equipment placed on utility poles or buried underground. The third component
of the system is a "drop cable," which extends from the distribution network
into each customer's home and connects