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2014-10-28 12:38:04

Chesapeake new home community selected as first site for faster speeds CHESAPEAKE, Va., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications today announced that its gigabit internet service for residential customers is coming to Virginia. The company will offer speeds 100 times faster than the average speed in the U.S. today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141028/154934 Cox is the first national communications provider in Virginia to commit to a residential gigabit Internet...

2014-10-28 12:27:45

CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ID Media, an Interpublic Group media agency, has been selected as media agency of record for Cox Business, a division of Cox Communications that provides communications services for 300,000 businesses nationwide. ID Media will be responsible for multimedia branding and acquisition campaigns--rich in digital media, television, print, and local events--across 26 of the country's largest DMA's. This new partnership pairs client and agency...

2014-10-20 20:28:17

Deadline for Submission is November 7 CHESAPEAKE, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications Virginia announced the opening of its 2014-2015 Cox Charities grant cycle today. Applications for funding will be accepted until November 7, with awards announced in February 2015. Applications and information are available at www.coxcharities.org. Cox Charities, the philanthropic arm of Cox Communications, supports non-profit organizations focused on youth education programs...

2014-10-14 08:20:58

ATLANTA, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises today announced a national diversity partnership with 100 Black Men of America, Inc. (the 100). Through the partnership, Cox will support the organization's Collegiate 100 (C100) program that engages African-American college students and prepares them for educational and economic success. The partnership includes each of Cox Enterprises' major divisions (Cox Communications, Cox Media Group and Cox Automotive)....

2014-10-08 12:26:08

Barracks, ships, fire stations among locations served with Cox video, Internet SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Business has completed a build-out of 40 miles of its broadband network to 165 Navy sites in San Diego County, including barracks, hotels, fire stations, residential housing, recreation centers, and even ships in the harbor to bring Cox's advanced video and high speed Internet services to approximately 50,000 sailors stationed in San Diego....

2014-10-06 12:33:58

G1GABLAST will be first gigabit internet service available in Arizona for residential homes ATLANTA, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications today announced that its gigabit internet service for residential customers will launch later this month. Marketed under the brand name "G1GABLAST(SM)," Cox will offer speeds 100 times faster than the average speed in the U.S. today. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-10-06 08:23:22

Public asked to vote; $15,000 going to environmental nonprofits ATLANTA, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Channel 2 WSB-TV and The Trust for Public Land today announced Joy Carter, Barry Henson and Bob Scott as finalists for Atlanta's 2014 Cox Conserves Heroes program. Voting is open to the general public through Nov. 3 at www.wsbtv.com/coxconservesheroes. The program recognizes volunteers who are creating or preserving outdoor spaces. A judging panel of civic and environmental...

2014-10-01 12:28:52

Cox Communications and Cartoon Network Partner For National Bullying Prevention Month ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to research released today by Cox Communications, 54 percent of teens have witnessed online bullying. Some 60 percent of teens who admit to being bullied online have told an adult, which marks a 20 percent increase since Cox's 2013 Internet Safety Survey. The survey also reveals a decrease in teens reporting being bullied online: 24 percent of teens reported...

2014-09-25 00:21:57

PHOENIX, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications raised $400,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) at a company-sponsored fundraiser in Phoenix last night. The event celebrated Cox Communications' decade of support of BGCA, the company's primary philanthropic partner. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140925/148328 The contribution includes donations from employees and a company donation that will be used to fund Cox Technology Centers in local Clubs in...

2014-09-23 08:40:40

ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Business today announced the national availability of Internet Gateway and Guest Wi-Fi, a gateway that provides small and medium-sized businesses with a cost-effective, super-fast networking solution for their employees and guests who visit their offices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147534 Cox Business Internet Gateway combines a DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem and a Wi-Fi-enabled 802.11ac router (enabling the fastest Wi-Fi speeds)...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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