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April 26, 2015 8:18 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

Phone:

404-843-5000

Key Executives for Cox Communications, Inc.

President
Age: 57
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 54
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: 61
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Cox Communications, Inc. Key Developments

Cox Communications Forms Joint Venture with Cleveland Clinic

Cox Communications, Inc. formed a joint venture (JV) with Cleveland Clinic. Both the partners are based in the US. The new JV is known as Vivre Health, a provider of telehealth and home health solutions. It will be based in Atlanta, US. Concurrently, Cox has also invested in HealthSpot, Inc. The JV will allow Cox to expand its healthcare business beyond providing broadband services to hospitals.

Cox Communications Promotes Janice Roberts to Senior Vice President of Field Services

Cox Communications has promoted Janice Roberts to senior vice president of field services. In her role, which was recently expanded, Roberts now manages all residential and Cox Business field operations nationwide including regional call centers and operations support at the company's Atlanta headquarters. Roberts joined Cox Communications in 2011 as vice president of field services where she led a major transformation effort known as Field Services 2.0, which established a refreshed vision for the organization and delivered new and enhanced capabilities to help improve overall performance and the customer experience.

Cox Communications Launches New Cox WiFi Hotspots in San Diego, US

Cox Communications launched nearly 250 WiFi hotspots for Cox high speed internet customers in San Diego, US. The Cox WiFi hotspots are located in Point Loma, Ocean Beach, Hillcrest, North Park, Chula Vista, National City and Imperial Beach, as well as all six Cox Solutions Stores countywide. As customer needs continue to change, especially with the explosive growth of smart phones, tablets and other connected devices, Cox WiFi allows access to reliable high speed Internet in the home and on the go. Customers of Cox's Preferred, Premier, Ultimate and GIGABLAST Internet service have free access to Cox WiFi hotspots as an additional value to their service.

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