Michael Grover Promoted to Executive Director of Government Affairs for Cox Communications
Atlanta, GA

ATLANTA – The promotion of Michael Grover to Executive Director of Government Affairs was announced today by John Spalding, Vice President of Government Affairs.

In his new role, Grover will be responsible for coordinating Cox Communications' state legislative activities within the areas in which the company operates. He also will oversee Cox's relationships with national policy organizations and provide counsel on political activities.

In making the announcement, Spalding said, "Michael has consistently delivered positive results for Cox when dealing with tough franchise renewals or state legislative battles. He is one of the most respected government affairs professionals in the cable industry and we are fortunate to have him on our team. I am proud to recognize Michael with this promotion."

Grover joined Cox in 2001 as Director of Government Affairs. Prior to joining Cox, he served in several capacities at Media One/AT&T Broadband, including Director of Legal Affairs, Director of Corporate and Legal Affairs and Director of Law and Government Affairs. Previously, he served as Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Detroit.

A graduate of the University of Michigan, Grover holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Detroit School of Law.

About Cox Communications:

Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company with more than 6 million total residential and commercial customers. The third-largest cable television company in the United States, Cox offers an array of advanced digital video, high-speed Internet and telephony services over its own nationwide IP network, as well as integrated wireless services in affiliation with Sprint (NYSE: S). Cox Business is a full-service, facilities-based provider of communications solutions for commercial customers, providing high-speed Internet, voice and long distance services, as well as data and video transport services for small to large-sized businesses. Cox Media offers national and local cable advertising in traditional spot and new media formats, along with promotional opportunities and production services. Cox Communications wholly owns and operates the Travel Channel. More information about the services of Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com/espanol, www.coxbusiness.com y www.coxmedia.com.

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