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Verizon Wireless And Cox Communications Join Forces In Oklahoma To Deliver Superior Video Entertainment, Blazingly Fast Internet And Mobile Accessibility

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May 14, 2012

Ginger Daril
Virginia.Daril@VerizonWireless.com  
501-905-5553

Christine Martin
Christine.Martin@cox.com  
405-286-1575

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Verizon Wireless and Cox Communications today announced they are teaming up to give consumers greater value and a new option for outstanding video, phone, Internet and wireless services.  Customers in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa vicinities can now purchase packages of Cox video, Internet and voice services and Verizon Wireless smartphones and tablets from either company.

New and current Cox Communications and Verizon Wireless customers who sign up for one of these packages from both companies may be eligible to receive a Visa® prepaid debit card ranging from $100 to $400.  Beginning today, customers can select their package preference from a range of offers that include video, Internet, home phone and mobile service. 

“We’ve made it easy to experience the entertainment and communications services of Cox with the country’s fastest wireless network of Verizon Wireless,” said Percy Kirk, senior vice president and general manager, Cox Communications Oklahoma.  “Consumers can now get the most value and Oklahoma’s best entertainment experience from these two great companies.”

“Cox has a great reputation for excellent entertainment and communications services and the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is the ideal complement to complete the package,” said Dean Taylor, president of the South Central Region of Verizon Wireless.  “Based on our research and talking to many customers, we feel that Oklahoma is the ideal launchpad for our working relationship with Cox Communications.”

In December 2011, Verizon Wireless and Cox Communications first announced plans to begin selling each other’s services in select areas this year.

Consumers who are interested in signing up in person for the Cox and Verizon Wireless packages can visit any one of the following Verizon Wireless Communications or Cox Solutions Stores in the Oklahoma City or Tulsa areas:

OKLAHOMA CITY

  • Verizon Wireless Communications Stores:
    • Edmond: 1501 S. Broadway, Edmond, Okla.
    • Midwest City: 7199 SE 29th Street #101, Midwest City, Okla.
    • Norman: 1644 24th Ave., Suite 104, Norman, Okla.
    • Penn. Ave: 5401 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Oklahoma City
    • Quail Springs: 13410 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Oklahoma City
    • Silver Springs: 7640 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City
    • Walnut Square: 2207 West I-240 Service Road, Oklahoma City
    • Westgate: 6120 SW 3rd Street, Oklahoma City
  • Cox Solutions Stores:
    • 23rd Street: 2340 NW 23rd Street, Oklahoma City
    • Crest: 3000 SW 104th Street, Suite 3, Oklahoma City
    • Edmond: 3316 S. Broadway, Edmond, Okla.
    • Midwest City: 7199 SE 29th Street #106, Midwest City, Okla.
    • Norman: 1421 24th Ave. NW, Suite 101, Norman, Okla.
    • Westgate: 217 S. MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City

TULSA

  • Verizon Wireless Communications Stores:
    • Owasso: 9035 N. 121st East Ave., Suite 100, Owasso, Okla.
    • South Tulsa: 10035 S. Memorial Drive, Tulsa, Okla.
    • Tulsa Hills: 7145 S. Olympia Drive, Okla.
    • Tulsa Southroads: 4915B E. 41st Street, Tulsa, Okla.
    • Woodland Hills: 10031 E. 71st Street, Tulsa, Okla.
  • Cox Solutions Stores:
    • 51st Street: 11811 E. 51stStreet, Tulsa, Okla.
    • Riverside: 9932 Riverside Pkwy., Tulsa, Okla.
    • Woodland Plaza: 8622 E. 71st Street, Tulsa, Okla.

In addition to visiting a store for the services, customers can sign up over the phone at 1-877-897-2415. More information can be found at www.verizonwireless.com/cox or www.cox.com/wireless.  

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 93.0 million retail customers, including 88.0 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 80,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD).  For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

About Cox Communications
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet and telephone services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves more than 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 new media advertising.

Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; for five years, Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.

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