Cablevision

Cablevision Systems Corp.
1111 Stewart Avenue
Bethpage, NY 11714
www.cablevision.com

Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) is one of the nation's leading telecommunications and entertainment companies. Its portfolio of operations ranges from high-speed Internet access and robust digital cable television offerings to professional sports teams, world-renowned entertainment venues and national television program networks. Central to Cablevision's mission is a commitment to enrich customers' lives by providing the greatest possible choice of entertainment, sports, information, digital and telecommunications services utilizing state-of-the-art technology.

Founded in 1973 as a cable television operator with 1,500 Long Island customers, Cablevision currently operates the nation's single biggest cable cluster, serving 3 million households in the New York metropolitan area. Cablevision's fiber-optic coaxial network provides the framework for this extensive service area. This state-of-the-art system also enables the company to expand beyond traditional video services, connecting customers to advanced, customized communications products, including Cablevision's iO: Interactive Optimum unprecedented suite of digital services, its Optimum Online high-speed Internet access and its Lightpath integrated business telecommunications services.

Compelling content has always been the cornerstone of Cablevision's cable television offerings. Through its Rainbow Media Holdings, Cablevision offers an unparalleled suite of local and regional programming, including its targeted New York lineup the MetroChannels, News 12 Networks, MSG Network and Fox Sports Net New York. Complementing these local and regional services are Rainbow's strong national networks: AMC, The Independent Film Channel (IFC), WE: Women's Entertainment and a 50 percent holding in Fox Sports Net.

In addition to delivering quality programming to the home, Cablevision provides exciting live sports, exhibitions and other entertainment offerings through its New York metropolitan area properties: Madison Square Garden and its teams, the Knicks, Rangers and WNBA Liberty; and The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Cablevision also owns Radio City Entertainment and holds a long-term lease on Radio City Music Hall, home of the world-famous Rockettes.

Today, Cablevision continues to strengthen its position as a leading broadband communications, sports and entertainment provider in the New York market. In fall 2001, the company made its most significant technological advance to date, launching iO: Interactive Optimum. In addition to sharper, more brilliant images, crystal-clear digital sound and an expanded range of digital cable channels, this new suite of digital services gives customers more control over the television experience. It also offers a comprehensive set of services, including video-on-demand, digital programming, select niche video content and interactive television.

Offered exclusively as part of iO is Mag Rack, a video-on-demand service delivering original content focused on the hobbies, lifestyles and special interests of Cablevision viewers. Launched in October 2001 through Rainbow Media's Sterling Digital, Mag Rack is the first and only service designed and produced exclusively for video-on-demand, and the latest evolutionary step towards ever more personalized and targeted television programming. The service currently offers more than thirty in-depth video magazines on topics ranging from science, bird watching and motorcycles to wine, weddings and vegetarian cooking.

Cablevision continues to bring the digital world to schools and libraries in its service areas, providing Optimum Online to more than 1,300 primary and secondary schools through the company's multimillion-dollar Power To Learn initiative.

Under the direction of a seasoned executive team, Cablevision is building superior value for shareholders by continuing to concentrate on developing world-class connectivity, cutting-edge content and state-of-the-art distribution. At the same time, the company is utilizing its unique resources its broadband telecommunications network, its new, comprehensive suite of digital services and its live and televised entertainment properties to offer customers superior choice and unparalleled value in entertainment and communications today and into the future. http://www.cablevision.com/index.jhtml?pageType=about_cablevision 

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CORPORATE INFORMATION:
Charles F. Dolan
Chairman
James L. Dolan
President & Chief Executive Officer
Chairman, MSG
William J. Bell
Vice Chairman
Hank J. Ratner
Vice Chairman
Vice Chairman, MSG
Tom Rutledge
Chief Operating Officer
     
John Bickham
President
Cable & Communications
Wilt Hildenbrand
Executive VP
Engineering & Technology
Joseph J. Lhota
Executive VP
Corporate Administration
Andrew B. Rosengard
Executive VP
Development
Joshua Sapan
President & Chief Executive Officer
Rainbow Media Holdings LLC
Jonathan D. Schwartz
Executive VP and General Counsel

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