October 30, 2007

Cox Business of Northern Virginia Gains Approval By Government Services Administration

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Business of Northern Virginia has been approved by the Government Services Administration (GSA) for a Schedule 70 program for high-speed Internet and advanced data services. This will enable Cox Business to support GSA, local, state, and federal government agencies and offer a full suite of high-speed Internet and advanced data solutions across Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia.

With more than 1,400 fiber optic miles in Northern Virginia, Cox Business is a perfect solution for government agencies and contractors requiring a separate network for continuity and network diversity.

"Gaining GSA approval is not only a milestone for Cox Business, but as the trusted provider, it gives us an opportunity to fulfill a true need from a reliability perspective," said J.D. Myers II, vice president of Cox Business of Northern Virginia. "As local companies look to boost their video, voice and data requirements, Cox Business will continue to be an ideal one-stop-shop from a technology and local customer service standpoint."

As a facilities-based provider, Cox Business of Northern Virginia provides the following:

   -- Local and national backbone   -- Services available in Fairfax County, Washington D.C., and      Fredericksburg   -- T1/E1 speeds, Ethernet technology, bandwidth on demand   -- Voice, video and data convergence and scalability   -- Unprecedented end-to-end reliability   -- Remote broadband connectivity for employees   -- Seamless integration to a managed service   -- Custom private network solutions    About Cox Communications:  

Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company with more than 6 million total residential and commercial customers. The third-largest cable television company in the United States, Cox offers an array of advanced digital video, high-speed Internet and telephony services over its own nationwide IP network, as well as integrated wireless services in affiliation with Sprint. Cox Business Services is a full-service, facilities-based provider of communications solutions for commercial customers, providing high-speed Internet, voice and long distance services, as well as data and video transport services for small to large-sized businesses. Cox Media offers national and local cable advertising in traditional spot and new media formats, along with promotional opportunities and production services. Cox Communications wholly owns and operates the Travel Channel. More information about the services of Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at http://www.cox.com/, http://www.coxbusiness.com/, and http://www.coxmedia.com/.

Cox Communications

CONTACT: Alex Horwitz of Cox Communications, +1-703-480-4916,[email protected]

Web site: http://www.cox.com/http://www.coxbusiness.com/http://www.coxmedia.com/