Cox Communications Named 2006 3G A-List Award Winner
Cox’s 3G CDMA-Based Wireless Data Solution Named the Best in Large Business Category
ATLANTA - Cox Communications today announced that it has received top honors in the 2006 3G A-ListT Awards. The QUALCOMM-sponsored awards program, now in its fourth year, recognizes innovative and successful enterprise wireless data solutions based on third-generation (3G) CDMA standards. Cox was identified as having the best solution in the large business category during a private reception held during the CTIA Wireless I.T.® & Entertainment 2006 conference in Los Angeles.
“We are very excited to receive recognition for this strategic effort that is paying big dividends for Cox,” said Scott Hatfield, senior vice president and chief information officer. “Our aim was to upgrade our workforce administration system to improve productivity while reducing costs. With more than six million work orders generated on a yearly basis, we saw the opportunity to take our first-generation electronic system-structured around a text-only, private radio structure-to a higher bandwidth solution that would handle work orders faster and link up with back office tools. This translates not only to greater efficiency for Cox, but also better customer service which is always foremost in our goals.”
“QUALCOMM is proud to recognize Cox’s outstanding achievements using a best-in-class mobility implementation based on 3G CDMA technology,” said Kristin Taylor, senior director of enterprise business development for QUALCOMM. “Each of the finalists has demonstrated the benefits of using 3G mobile technology to its full potential through real results such as increased business revenue and faster, more efficient operating processes.”
The annual 3G A-List Awards honor outstanding wireless implementations that demonstrate creativity and innovation, overall business impact and how the winning company or organization exceeded business objectives by introducing higher return on investment, lower operating expenses or increased user satisfaction. More information about past winners and their winning solutions may be found at: http://www.3galist.com/winners.html.
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications, a Fortune 500 company and wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, Inc, is a multi-service broadband communications company with more than 6.6 million total customers, including more than 6.2 million basic cable subscribers (these numbers are an approximation as Cox continues to assess the effect of population loss in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina). The nation’s third-largest cable television provider, Cox offers analog cable television under the Cox Cable brand as well as advanced digital video service under the Cox Digital Cable brand. Cox provides an array of other communications and entertainment services, including local and long distance telephone under the Cox Digital Telephone brand; high-speed Internet access under the Cox High Speed Internet brand; and commercial voice and data services via Cox Business Services. Local cable advertising, promotional opportunities and production services are sold under the Cox Media brand. Cox is an investor in programming networks including Discovery Channel. More information about Cox Communications can be accessed on the Internet at www.cox.com.
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