ATLANTA, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications today announced up to 60 minutes of calls placed by its residential long distance customers to the Philippines will be free through November 30, 2013. The program will be retroactive to November 8, 2013 and is automatic for all Cox Digital Telephone customers with Cox Long Distance.
"The entire Cox Communications family extends its sincere thoughts to our customers and communities who have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan," said Cox President Pat Esser. "We want to make it easy for Cox customers to connect with their loved ones in the Philippines. We hope that free calling will do just that."
Customers need not take any action to receive this discount.
This follows an announcement earlier this week that Cox Communications will make The Filipino Channel available free to all digital customers in the markets where available through November 15, 2013.
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 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 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 seven 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.
SOURCE Cox Communications