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February 06, 2016 11:06 AM ET

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Company Overview of Cox Communications, Inc.

Company Overview

Cox Communications, Inc. operates as a broadband communications and entertainment company for residential and commercial customers in the United States. The company offers digital video, high-speed Internet, telephone, voice, phone and long distance, data and video transport, high definition video, digital cable television, and DVR services over its IP network. It also provides national and local cable spot and new media advertising services. In addition, the company offers home security monitoring systems that feature intrusion and home safety monitoring, including fire, gas, and flood; remote access; email/text alerts to notify customers of occurrences at the home; safety sensors to detect...

1400 Lake Hearn Drive

Atlanta, GA 30319

United States

Founded in 1964

22,530 Employees

Key Executives for Cox Communications, Inc.

President
Age: 58
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 55
Chairman of the Board, Chairman of Executive Committee, Member of Community Relations Committee, Member of Compensation Committee, Chairman of the Board of Cox Enterprises, Chairman of the Board of Cox Radio Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of Cox Enterprises
Chief Executive Officer of Cox Enterprises, President of Cox Enterprises and Director of Cox Enterprises
Age: 62
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Cox Communications, Inc. Key Developments

Nexstar Broadcasting and Cox Communications Reach Distribution Agreement Covering 13 Stations in Nine Markets

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. reached a new distribution agreement with Cox Communications allowing the cable television provider the right to resume carrying Nexstar’s network and local community programming. The agreement covers Nexstar’s broadcast platform inclusive of 13 network affiliated and local stations in nine markets. Programming on all stations will resume as soon as possible.

Cox Communications Announces Availability of Gigabit Internet Service for Residential Customers in Oklahoma

Cox Communications announced that its gigabit Internet service for residential customers has launched. Marketed under the brand name G1GABLASTSM, Cox now offers speeds 100 times faster than the average speed in the U.S. Cox is deploying residential gigabit Internet speeds to new developments across Oklahoma City and Tulsa and in Cox locations across the country. The company has already launched G1GABLAST service in 10 states and will have gigabit speeds in all of its markets by the end of 2016. Cox has offered gigabit speeds to businesses for more than 10 years. The service offers speeds as fast as 1,000 megabits per second. It will deliver more speed, a powerful home network and rich broadband enabled services to customers. The service also includes the latest high-speed WiFi router, one terabyte of cloud storage, Cox Security Suite and Family Protection and 10 email boxes each with 15 gigabytes of storage.

Cox Communications Launches More Than 5,000 New WIFI Hotspots in Phoenix and Tucson

Cox Communications announced the launch of more than 5,000 new WiFi hotspots in Phoenix and Tucson, bringing the total Cox WiFi hotspot offering throughout Arizona to over 7,000 locations. These hotspots are strategically located in high-traffic areas like businesses, hotels, restaurants, coffee shops, and malls in Scottsdale, Phoenix, Fountain Hills, Peoria, Glendale, Surprise and Sun City West to name a few communities in the Valley. The timing could not be better as people are out shopping and traveling during the peak holiday season, once again bringing added value to Cox customers in Arizona. There are now more than 10,000 Cox WiFi hotspots nationwide that qualifying Cox customers with Preferred, Premier and Ultimate Internet packages can connect to. In addition, it's collaboration with other cable providers, called CableWiFi, offers Cox customers access to the WiFi network of more than 400,000 hotspots across the country.

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