October 28, 2004

Contact: Edward H. Frazier, Jr.
(813) 226-8844, Ext. 1117


Blackshear TV Cable and Cable Vue TV

Tampa, Florida - Communications Equity Associates (“CEA”) announced today that it represented Blackshear TV Cable and Cable Vue TV in the sale of the cable television systems to Alma Telephone Company (“ATC”). The systems serve approximately 4,200 basic subscribers in Baxley and Blackshear, Georgia. ATC, which currently provides cable television service to Alma, Georgia will serve 6,000 cable subscribers from a single headend.

Edward H. Frazier, Jr., Senior Vice President of CEA represented the seller in the transaction. Mr. Frazier is based in CEA’s Tampa, Florida headquarters.

Founded in 1973, CEA is a leading provider of investment banking services and private equity to the global media and entertainment, communications and information technology industries. With a team of highly experienced personnel worldwide, CEA has an unequaled depth and breadth of industry knowledge, expertise and long-standing industry relationships. CEA has completed over 800 transactions totaling $38 billion in 60 countries. CEA’s international reach is extended to key markets, in particular Munich, London, Madrid, Paris and Prague through its partnership with goetzpartners, formerly CEA-Europe. CEA’s affiliates also manage, co-manage or participate in a worldwide family of private equity funds with committed capital of approximately $1.15 billion for private equity investments in the industries CEA serves. Included in this amount is an ownership interest in the general partner of a €367 million European-based private equity fund. CEA’s reputation and track record of success are built on delivering innovative, value-added solutions and services to clients worldwide. CEA Media Group, LLC is a member of the NASD and SIPC.