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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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jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Most franchises contain provisions governing
cable service rates, franchise fees, franchise term, system construction and
maintenance obligations, system channel capacity, design and technical
performance, customer service standards, franchise renewal, sale or transfer of
the franchise, territory of the franchisee, indemnification of the franchising
authority, use and occupancy of public streets and types of cable services
provided.

   A number of states subject cable television systems to the jurisdiction of
centralized state governmental agencies, some of which impose regulation
similar to that of a public utility. We expect other states to increase
regulation of cable television. Currently, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New
York use centralized authorities for some or all aspects of cable regulation.
Michigan does not currently have a centralized authority for cable television
regulation. State and local authority under cable franchises remains subject to
federal law.

   We have not described 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, legislative initiatives (including active
legislation) and administrative proposals which could change, in varying
degrees, the manner in which cable television systems operate. We cannot
predict the outcome of these proceedings or the impact upon us or the cable
television industry.

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