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INTERNATIONAL CABLECASTING TECHNOLOGIES (ICT) EUROPE ANNOUNCES AFFILIATION AND DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS ACROSS EUROPE

 LONDON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- International Cablecasting Technologies (ICT) Europe N.V. has reached agreements in the U.K., Belgium, Denmark and The Netherlands and is in advanced negotiations with other European markets regarding DMX, the new 24-hour, 30- channel digital music service.
 Three major European cable operators and distributors, TeleWest Communications Group Limited, Stofa A/S and DigiCable Holding B.V. will operate and distribute the new Digital Music Express(TM) (DMX(TM)) service in Europe from the March 15, 1993 launch date.
 Through these agreements, the DMX service, which offers 30 channels of continuous CD-standard music, without commercials or disc jockeys, through local cable systems has secured commitments from the highest density cable countries in Europe.
 Richard Cohen, managing director of ICT Europe, commented, "The broad distribution strongly establishes the DMX service within the European market and we expect to announce additional distribution in more countries very shortly.
 "From the onset, ICT recognized the potential of DMX in Europe and has
always intended to market it there. It is now available to over 10 million cable subscribers in the U.S. and the positive response we have received from Europe's cable operators confirms their own commitment to consumer and commercial demand for this revolutionary music service," he said.
 DMX is one of the first applications of digital technology in the entertainment media.
 The first U.K. affiliate - TeleWest, the Woking-based company which is a joint venture between TCI and US West, has agreed to launch DMX. TeleWest holds interests in 16 cable franchises.
 DigiCable's agreement with ICT Europe will mean that from March 1993, cable subscribers in The Netherlands and Belgium will be able to receive the DMX service.
 DigiCable is a consortium of five companies that provides new cable services to subscribers in Belgium and The Netherlands. It is composed of five shareholders whose activities include marketing, technology and management consultancy. They are:
 FACILICOM N.V. -- a holding company with several consultancies, one company -- ITESS specializes in scrambling systems and data communication.
 Nova Media B.V. -- a multimedia and marketing company involved in membership and subscription raising, direct-mail and fund raising.
 Wardour Management B.V. -- a multimedia and direct marketing consultancy.
 NVPI -- an organization representing the interests of Dutch record companies, video producers and importers.
 MEDIAD B.V. -- a management consultancy specializing in media and cable industries.
 Based in Voorburg in Holland, DigiCable will handle the marketing and distribution of DMX.
 Ad Ossendrijver, managing director of DigiCable commented, "We are delighted to be involved with the DMX service and ICT Europe and believe in the concept and the technology guarantees success in our market where more than 8 million homes are connected to cable."
 ICT's agreement with Stofa in Denmark, permits Stofa to operate the DMX service on the cable systems which they operate and manage.
 Stofa is Denmark's largest private supplier of TV and satellite systems and is 50 percent owned by U.S. company Cox Enterprises.
 ICT Europe is the European operation of International Cablecasting Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: TUNE) in the United States. ICT's European headquarters will be based in London.
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 /CONTACT: Maryse Najar of ICT, 310-444-1744 (U.S.A.), or Alison Kerr or Joy Gilchrist of The Rowland Co., U.K., 71-436-4060/
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