DALLAS, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- @GEN15 – In response to rapid data growth driven by today's texting, emailing, app downloading consumer, Cox Business is launching a new small cell service to allow mobile operators to quickly and strategically extend coverage capacity. Extending to hard-to-reach areas, Cox Business small cell service decreases network overload in high volume locations thus improving the customer experience and allowing data consumption to grow.
Cox Business will exhibit its new small cell service offering at the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) GEN15 conference, taking place November 16-19, 2015 in Dallas, TX.
In a recent video, Senior Vice President of Cox Business, Steve Rowley highlighted why mobile operators need small cell from Cox Business to deliver on the customer experience.
According to a recent study by Cisco, 497 million mobile devices and connections were added in 2014. With mobile growth expected to continue, mobile operators have begun seeking supplements to macro cell solutions to ensure customer demand is met.
The new small cell offering from Cox Business provides mobile operators a cost-effective, quick-deploying solution to expand network capacity and reuse wireless spectrum while enhancing quality of service and reliability. Businesses have three outdoor options: strand mount, pole mount and ground cabinet.
"As mobile usage climbs, operators need a cost-effective means to improve the flexibility and reliability of their networks. Our small cell solution empowers mobile operators to meet and exceed customer expectations through convenient, fast network access," said Steve Rowley, senior vice president of Cox Business.
Cox Business will display its strand-mounted small cell in booth 307 of the Omni Hotel in Dallas during the GEN15 conference. For more information on Cox Business' small cell offering, visit www.coxbusiness.com.
About Cox Communications
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 TV 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 cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For eight 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 10 times, including the last nine years. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.
SOURCE Cox Business