Advance/Newhouse Taps Chen

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As it prepares to take over its operational reins from Time Warner Cable,
Advance/Newhouse Communications has tapped Jeff Chen to be its new vice
president of advanced technology.

Chen, formerly Rogers Cable Inc.'s director of engineering and interactive
services, will report to Nomi Bergman, executive VP of strategy and development.
His job will include working with technology vendors providing gear ranging from
cable modems to video-on-demand systems.

Advance/Newhouse is now operating several former Time Warner systems in
central Florida and Tampa Bay, Fla.; Birmingham, Ala.; Indianapolis;
Bakersfield, Calif.; Detroit; and several smaller systems in Alabama and
northern Florida.

In all, it counts some 2 million subscribers.