Superior TeleCom Schedules First Quarter 2001 Earnings Release

Expects to Report Sequential Quarter Earnings Gain;

Positive Pro Forma Net Income



Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from Superior TeleCom, Inc.

    NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Superior
 TeleCom Inc. (NYSE:   SUT) announced today it will issue its March 31, 2001
 first quarter earnings release on Monday, April 30, 2001 at approximately
 4:30 PM EDT. The Company will conduct a conference call and Webcast at 5:30 PM
 EDT on April 30, 2001, to review these results.
     The conference call can be accessed by calling 800-593-1293
 (International: 212-287-1615) five to ten minutes before the scheduled start
 time, requesting to be connected to the Superior TeleCom Inc. conference call,
 and by supplying the Leader's Name: Melanie Hall. The call will also be
 Webcast live and can be accessed via Superior's Web site,
 www.SUPERIORESSEX.com . The conference call will conclude with a question-and-
 answer period.
     An audio replay may be accessed beginning two (2) hours after the call's
 conclusion by dialing 888-300-0176 (International: 402-998-1245), PIN Number
 1601. The audio replay will be available for two weeks after the original
 call. In addition, the call will be archived on the Company's Web site for 90
 days after the original call.
     The Company further disclosed that it expects to report positive pro forma
 net income (net income before goodwill amortization charges) and sequential
 quarter earnings improvement for the March 31, 2001 first quarter as compared
 to a pro forma net loss of $0.13 per share reported in the fourth quarter of
 2000. The Company stated that the anticipated first quarter sequential
 earnings gain particularly would reflect significantly improved results in its
 Communications cable operations and lower interest expense.
     Superior TeleCom Inc. is the largest North American wire and cable
 manufacturer and the fourth largest wire and cable manufacturer in the world.
 Superior manufactures a broad portfolio of products with primary applications
 in the communications, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and electrical
 wire and cable markets.  The company is a leading manufacturer and supplier of
 communications wire and cable products to telephone companies, distributors
 and system integrators; magnet wire for motors, transformers, generators and
 electrical controls; and building and industrial wire for applications in
 construction, appliances, recreational vehicles and industrial facilities.
 The Company's Web site is at www.SUPERIORESSEX.com .
     Except for the historical information herein, the matters discussed in
 this news release include forward-looking statements that may involve a number
 of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may also vary significantly based
 on a number of other factors, including, but not limited to, risks in product
 and technology development, market acceptance of new products and continuing
 product demand, prediction and timing of customer orders, the impact of
 competitive products and pricing, changing economic conditions, including
 changes in short-term interest rates and foreign currency fluctuations, and
 other risk factors detailed in Superior's most recent annual report and other
 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
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SOURCE Superior TeleCom, Inc.
    NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Superior
 TeleCom Inc. (NYSE:   SUT) announced today it will issue its March 31, 2001
 first quarter earnings release on Monday, April 30, 2001 at approximately
 4:30 PM EDT. The Company will conduct a conference call and Webcast at 5:30 PM
 EDT on April 30, 2001, to review these results.
     The conference call can be accessed by calling 800-593-1293
 (International: 212-287-1615) five to ten minutes before the scheduled start
 time, requesting to be connected to the Superior TeleCom Inc. conference call,
 and by supplying the Leader's Name: Melanie Hall. The call will also be
 Webcast live and can be accessed via Superior's Web site,
 www.SUPERIORESSEX.com . The conference call will conclude with a question-and-
 answer period.
     An audio replay may be accessed beginning two (2) hours after the call's
 conclusion by dialing 888-300-0176 (International: 402-998-1245), PIN Number
 1601. The audio replay will be available for two weeks after the original
 call. In addition, the call will be archived on the Company's Web site for 90
 days after the original call.
     The Company further disclosed that it expects to report positive pro forma
 net income (net income before goodwill amortization charges) and sequential
 quarter earnings improvement for the March 31, 2001 first quarter as compared
 to a pro forma net loss of $0.13 per share reported in the fourth quarter of
 2000. The Company stated that the anticipated first quarter sequential
 earnings gain particularly would reflect significantly improved results in its
 Communications cable operations and lower interest expense.
     Superior TeleCom Inc. is the largest North American wire and cable
 manufacturer and the fourth largest wire and cable manufacturer in the world.
 Superior manufactures a broad portfolio of products with primary applications
 in the communications, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and electrical
 wire and cable markets.  The company is a leading manufacturer and supplier of
 communications wire and cable products to telephone companies, distributors
 and system integrators; magnet wire for motors, transformers, generators and
 electrical controls; and building and industrial wire for applications in
 construction, appliances, recreational vehicles and industrial facilities.
 The Company's Web site is at www.SUPERIORESSEX.com .
     Except for the historical information herein, the matters discussed in
 this news release include forward-looking statements that may involve a number
 of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may also vary significantly based
 on a number of other factors, including, but not limited to, risks in product
 and technology development, market acceptance of new products and continuing
 product demand, prediction and timing of customer orders, the impact of
 competitive products and pricing, changing economic conditions, including
 changes in short-term interest rates and foreign currency fluctuations, and
 other risk factors detailed in Superior's most recent annual report and other
 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
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