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May 24, 2015 1:38 PM 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, Inc. Announces the Availability of G1GABLAST

Cox Communications, Inc. has announced the availability of G1GABLAST, its residential gigabit internet service, in parts of Phoenix, Arizona; Orange County, California; Omaha, Nebraska; and Las Vegas, Nevada. While G1GABLAST service availability continues to expand in its existing markets, the company said it also is actively deploying broadband network infrastructure in parts of Arkansas, Louisiana, Rhode Island, Oklahoma and Virginia to bring G1GABLAST to customers in those states. The service will launch in those areas starting later this summer. Cox's residential gigabit service will be available in all of its markets by the end of 2016. In addition to a variety of choices for its high-speed Internet service packages, Cox customers can access Cox WiFi through thousands of hotspots in parts of Virginia, Connecticut, Nebraska, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho and California. The company plans to launch additional Wi-Fi hotspots later this year. Cox customers also have access to CableWiFi, the nation's large Wi-Fi network of more than 300,000 metro Wi-Fi hotspots, made possible by a collaboration of cable companies across the country.

Cox Communications Names Jeff Merritt as Market Vice President for Roanoke Operations

Jeff Merritt has been named market vice president for Roanoke operations for Cox Communications.

No Merger Talks Between Cox And Time Warner

Cox Communications, Inc. and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) denied a Wall Street Journal report that Time Warner Cable had approached Cox Communications to discuss a potential merger. "It’s simply not true. We have not engaged in any discussions with Cox," Time Warner Cable's spokeswoman Susan Leepson told Reuters.

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