Cox delivers enhanced Olympic experience through NBC Universal Networks

July 31, 2008

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Cox Communications, in agreement with NBC Universal, has announced enhanced 2008 Olympics coverage. Consumers will have access to 3,600 hours of Olympics coverage on NBC, CNBC, MSNBC, USA, Oxygen and Telemundo and NBCOlympics.com.

And in the Hampton Roads localities where network optimization has occurred, customers also will have more than 800 hours in high-definition Olympics coverage. This includes two HD channels airing only during the Olympics: NBC Olympic Soccer Channel and NBC Olympic Basketball Channel.

Also, Cox High-Speed Internet customers can access 2,200 hours of 25 events streamed live, plus full-event video replays, extensive highlights, including daily recaps of key events, best-of montages, commentator analysis and athlete-specific clips each day, available on www.NBCOlympics.com. This can be found via a link from www.cox.net. In addition, digital cable customers can view the Olympic content free via Cox's On DEMAND library, located on Cox Digital Cable channel 1.

"Through our bundle of services, including high-speed Internet, digital cable and On DEMAND, Cox is clearly the best place to go for Olympics coverage," said Senior Vice President and General Manager Gary McCollum. "Our technology allows customers to have a complete Olympics experience from the comfort of their home. The Olympics on Cox is the next best thing to being in Beijing for the Games."

Cox Communications Inc.

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