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MYLLE H. BELL NAMED TO SCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 ATLANTA, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scientific-Atlanta (NYSE: SFA) board of directors today announced the appointment of Mylle H. Bell to its board of directors effective immediately, replacing Dr. Wickham Skinner who is retiring.
 Since 1992 Bell has been executive vice president -- strategic management of Holiday Inn Worldwide, where she is also a member of the board of directors and executive committee. From 1985 - 1992, she was employed with BellSouth Corporation where she held a variety of positions including president of BellSouth International and director of corporate planning and development. Previously she was with the General Electric Company.
 Dr. Skinner had been a member of the Scientific-Atlanta board of directors since 1983. Dr. Skinner is the James E. Robison Professor of Business Administration, emeritus, at Harvard University and former associate dean of the MBA program. He is the author of many articles on international business and operations management. While at Scientific-Atlanta he served on several board committees, including the Audit, Pension and Human Resources committees, and served as chairman of the Nominations committee.
 "We are extremely fortunate to have someone of Mylle Bell's qualifications join our board at a time when the outlook for Scientific-Atlanta is so positive due to the rapid growth in the communications industries we serve," said James V. Napier, Chairman. "We will miss the wise counsel and insightful leadership of our long- time colleague, Wick Skinner. Wick made many outstanding contributions to the company."
 Bell has received numerous honors and awards and has been involved with a number of professional and charitable organizations. She is a member of the "Just Say No" International Board of Directors, past president of the Committee of 200, an organization of leading U.S. and international businesswomen; member of the board of directors of the United States/People's Republic of China Joint Executive Committee; member of the Southern Governors Advisory Council on International Education and a member of the Piedmont College Board of Trustees. She received the 1990 Women of Achievement Award by the Atlanta YWCA; awards from the governor's offices of Georgia and Virginia for her work promoting international education for public school students, and selected as one of 20 members of the national research council study on material science and engineering study sponsored by the U.S. government.
 Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. is a world leader in broadband communications systems, cable television electronics, satellite-based networks, and instrumentation for industrial, telecommunications and government applications.
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 /CONTACT: Bob Meyers of Scientific-Atlanta, Inc., 404-903-4608 or, fax, 404-903-4775/
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