WideOpenWest Appoints Colleen Abdoulah as CEO

Englewood, CO (May 5, 2003) - WideOpenWest (WOW), a competitive cable and Internet service provider serving selected markets in the Midwest, announced today that WOW President and Chief Operating Officer Colleen Abdoulah has been appointed to the dual role of President and Chief Executive Officer.

Last month, the company announced the sale of its Colorado systems to Champion Broadband, a new venture formed by WOW's original founder, Mark Haverkate. Abdoulah replaces Haverkate as CEO. Her appointment comes in recognition of the positive impact she has had on company operations in the eight months since she joined. Under her leadership, WOW has rapidly raised the level of operational excellence across the organization. WOW provides basic cable, digital cable and high-speed Internet services to customers in southeastern Michigan, Illinois, and ;Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio.

Abdoulah has served as President and COO of WOW since August 2002. Prior to joining WOW, Abdoulah served as Executive Vice President of Wireline Services , the cable operations arm of AT&T Broadband. There she was responsible for the corporate and field operational activities, including all marketing and sales.

"It's been an exciting year transforming WOW into a company that can truly deliver on its customer promise of being a change for the better," said Abdoulah. "With the help of a talented team of employees, I'm looking forward to continuing to elevate WOW's level of operational excellence."

In addition to her various career accomplishments, Abdoulah is a past vice president of the executive board of Women in Cable and Telecommunications and is a past chairperson for the Women in Cable Telecommunications Foundation. She also serves as chairperson for the Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center, a non-profit advocacy group for abused and neglected children.

WOW, a leading broadband services provider, builds and operates state-of-the-art fiber optic networks that offer high-speed connections to the Internet and digital cable television services to residential and small business customers in select markets across the United States. WOW's executive team includes proven leaders with broad experience in the Internet, cable, and telecommunications industries. For more information, visit: