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S-4/A
AVALON CABLE OF MICHIGAN INC/ filed this Form S-4/A on 05/28/1999
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   "Company Issuers" means initially Avalon Michigan, Avalon New England and
Avalon Cable Finance, Inc. or any successor thereto; provided that subsequent
to the Reorganization, the Company Issuers shall be Avalon New England, Avalon
Michigan LLC, as successor to Avalon Michigan, and Avalon Cable Finance, Inc.
or any successor thereto.

   "Completed Acquisitions" means the acquisitions of Cable Michigan, Amrac and
Pegasus by Avalon or an Affiliate of Avalon.

   "Consolidated Cash Flow" means, with respect to any Person for any period,
the Consolidated Net Income of such Person for such period plus (i) an amount
equal to any extraordinary loss plus any net loss realized in connection with
an Asset Sale (to the extent such losses were deducted in computing such
Consolidated Net Income), plus (ii) provision for taxes based on income or
profits of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period, to the
extent that such provision for taxes was included in computing such
Consolidated Net Income, plus (iii) Consolidated Interest Expense of such
Person for such period, to the extent that any such expense was deducted in
computing such Consolidated Net Income, plus (iv) depreciation and amortization
(including amortization of goodwill and other intangibles but excluding
amortization of prepaid cash expenses that were paid in a prior period) of such
Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period to the extent that such
depreciation and amortization were deducted in computing such Consolidated Net
Income, plus (v) other non-cash items decreasing such Consolidated Net Income,
minus (vi) non-cash items increasing such Consolidated Net Income for such
period (other than items that were accrued in the ordinary course of business),
in each case, on a consolidated basis and determined in accordance with GAAP.

   "Consolidated Interest Expense" means, with respect to any Person for any
period, the sum, without duplication of (i) the consolidated interest expense
of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period, whether paid or
accrued (including, without limitation, amortization of original issue
discount, non-cash interest payments, the interest component of any deferred
payment obligations, the interest component of all payments associated with
Capital Lease Obligations, imputed interest with respect to Attributable Debt,
commissions, discounts and other fees and charges incurred in respect of letter
of credit or bankers' acceptance financings, and net payments (if any) pursuant
to Hedging Obligations), (ii) the consolidated interest expense of such Person
and its Restricted Subsidiaries that was capitalized during such period, (iii)
any interest expense on Indebtedness of another Person that is guaranteed by
such Person or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or secured by a Lien on
assets of such Person or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries (whether or not
such guarantee or Lien is called upon) and (iv) the product of (a) all cash
dividend payments (and non-cash dividend payments in the case of a Person that
is a Restricted Subsidiary) on any series of preferred stock of such Person or
any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, times (b) a fraction, the numerator of
which is one and the denominator of which is one minus the then current
combined federal, state and local statutory tax rate of such Person, expressed
as a decimal, in each case, on a consolidated basis and in accordance with
GAAP.

   "Consolidated Net Income" means, with respect to any Person for any period,
the aggregate of the Net Income of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries
(for such period, on a consolidated basis, determined in accordance with GAAP);
provided that (i) the Net Income (but not loss) of any Person that is not a
Restricted Subsidiary or that is accounted for by the equity method of
accounting shall be included only to the extent of the amount of dividends or
distributions paid in cash to the referent Person or a Restricted Subsidiary,
(ii) the Net Income of any Person acquired in a pooling of interests
transaction for any period prior to the date of such acquisition shall be
excluded, (iii) the cumulative effect of a change in accounting principles
shall be excluded and (iv) the Net Income of any Unrestricted Subsidiary shall
be excluded whether or not distributed to an Issuer or one of its Restricted
Subsidiaries.

   "Continuing Managers" means the managers of Avalon on the Issue Date and
each other manager, if, in each case, such other manager's nomination for
election to the board of managers of Avalon is recommended by at least 66 2/3%
of the then Continuing Managers or such other manager receives the vote of the
Permitted Investors in his or her election by the equityholders of Avalon.

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