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ADELPHIA REPORTS OUTAGES IN OLYMPUS' SOUTH DADE SYSTEM

 ADELPHIA REPORTS OUTAGES IN OLYMPUS' SOUTH DADE SYSTEM
 COUDERSPORT, Pa., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus Communications, L.P., a joint venture of Adelphia Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: ADLAC), owns cable television systems in areas of south Florida struck by Hurricane Andrew on Aug. 24.
 Service in Olympus' South Dade system in southern Dade County has been interrupted by the storm, while service in its St. Lucie, Martin and Palm Beach County systems was only temporarily interrupted and has been restored. The South Dade system comprises approximately 65,000 of Olympus' subscribers and has approximately 650 miles of aerial cable plant affected by the storm, as well as 750 miles of cable plant which is currently believed to be intact. At June 30, 1992, Olympus had a total of approximately 271,000 basic subscribers and 5,200 miles of cable plant.
 Olympus is continuing to assess the damage to the South Dade system and is currently unable to estimate conclusively the cost of rebuilding or repairing the damage and restoring service to affected customers. However, based on preliminary information available to it, Olympus believes that expenditures for such purposes are not likely to exceed $12 to $14 million, and that existing insurance will be adequate to cover any required expenditures. Olympus carries $20 million of transmission line and business interruption coverage, subject to a deductible of $100,000, and $80 million of coverage for real property, buildings and headend facilities, subject to a deductible of $5,000. Olympus estimates that, after electricity is restored to its service areas, cable service to affected customers capable of receiving service could be restored in as little as a few days for some customers to up to six months for customers in outlying areas. Based on information currently available to it, Adelphia believes that the effects of the storm will not have a material financial impact on Adelphia or Olympus.
 Adelphia owns or manages cable television systems in 11 states serving approximately 1,200,000 subscribers at June 30, 1992. The Class A common stock of Adelphia is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol "ADLAC."
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 /CONTACT: Timothy J. Rigas, senior vice president of Adelphia, 814-274-9830/
 (ADLAC) CO: Olympus Communications, L.P.; Adelphia Communications Corporation ST: Florida, Pennsylvania IN: TLS SU:


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