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S-4/A
AVALON CABLE OF MICHIGAN INC/ filed this Form S-4/A on 07/22/1999
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occurrence of any contingency) to vote in the election of directors, managers
or trustees thereof is at the time owned or controlled, directly or indirectly,
by such Person and (ii) any partnership (a) the sole general partner or the
managing general partner of which is such Person or an entity described in
clause (i) and related to such Person or (b) the only general partners of which
are such Person or of one or more entities described in clause (i) and related
to such Person (or any combination thereof).
 
   "Total Assets" means the total combined consolidated assets of the Issuers
and their Restricted Subsidiaries, as shown on the most recent balance sheets
(excluding the footnotes thereto) of the Issuers.
 
   "Total Revenues" means the total combined consolidated revenues of the
Issuers and their Restricted Subsidiaries, as shown on the most recent balance
sheets (excluding the footnotes thereto) of the Issuers.
 
   "Unrestricted Subsidiary" means (i) any Subsidiary that is designated by the
Board of Directors of the applicable Issuer as an Unrestricted Subsidiary
pursuant to a Board Resolution; but only to the extent that such Subsidiary:
(a) has no Indebtedness other than Non-Recourse Debt; (b) is not party to any
agreement, contract, arrangement or understanding with such Issuer or any
Restricted Subsidiary of such Issuer unless the terms of any such agreement,
contract, arrangement or understanding are no less favorable to such Issuer or
such Restricted Subsidiary than those that might be obtained at the time from
Persons who are not Affiliates of such Issuer; (c) is a Person with respect to
which none of the Issuers nor any of their Restricted Subsidiaries has any
direct or indirect obligation (x) to subscribe for additional Equity Interests
or (y) to maintain or preserve such Person's financial condition or to cause
such Person to achieve any specified levels of operating results; and (d) has
not guaranteed or otherwise directly or indirectly provided credit support for
any Indebtedness of the Issuers or any of their Restricted Subsidiaries. The
Board of Directors of the Issuers may at any time designate any Unrestricted
Subsidiary to be a Restricted Subsidiary; provided that such designation shall
be deemed to be an incurrence of Indebtedness by a Restricted Subsidiary of the
Issuers of any outstanding Indebtedness of such Unrestricted Subsidiary and
such designation shall only be permitted if (i) such Indebtedness is permitted
pursuant to the provisions described above under the caption "Certain
Covenants--Incurrence of Indebtedness and Issuance of Preferred Stock",
calculated on a pro forma basis as if such designation had occurred at the
beginning of the reference period, and (ii) no Default or Event of Default
would be in existence following such designation.
 
   "Voting Stock" of any Person as of any date means the Capital Stock of such
Person that is at the time entitled to vote in the election of the Board of
Directors of such Person.
 
   "Weighted Average Life to Maturity" means, when applied to any Indebtedness
at any date, the number of years obtained by dividing (i) the sum of the
products obtained by multiplying (a) the amount of each then remaining
installment, sinking fund, serial maturity or other required payments of
principal, including payment at final maturity, in respect thereof, by (b) the
number of years (calculated to the nearest one-twelfth) that will elapse
between such date and the making of such payment, by (ii) the then outstanding
principal amount of such Indebtedness.
 
   "Wholly Owned Subsidiary" of any Person means a Restricted Subsidiary of
such Person all of the outstanding Capital Stock and other Equity Interests of
which shall at the time be owned by such Person or by one or more Wholly Owned
Subsidiaries of such Person.
 
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