Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital, video, internet, telephone, and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video, and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice, and commercial services, industry-leading customer care, and its outstanding workplaces. For nine years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; Cox has ranked among DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity 11 times.
How is the Roanoke Region important to your business?
Cox Communications has served the Roanoke Valley for more than 40 years. Our employees live here and work here, and we are proud of what we’ve accomplished with the community during the past four decades. The Roanoke Region is rapidly growing and evolving and that’s why Cox has invested more than $95 million in the past 10 years to continually enhance and expand our fiber-rich network with includes hundreds of miles of fiber.
Why has your company invested in the Roanoke Regional Partnership?
Cox recognizes and appreciates the instrumental role the Roanoke Regional Partnership plays in the continued support and growth of our region. Investing in the Partnership is an investment in the future of the Roanoke Valley. As advocates for the region, the Partnership understand the needs of existing business while also attracting new businesses to the area. Beyond this, the Partnership is truly a partner to Cox — understanding our business, supporting our initiatives, and ensuring that we have what we need to be successful. With their out of the box thinking and unwavering commitments to the Valley, the Partnership is setting the region up for long-term success.