ATLANTA, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications announced today that Kelly Williams has been promoted to vice present of wireless product and operations. In this role, Williams is responsible for the development, management and support of wireless products and services.
"Kelly was instrumental in creating and executing the overall project plans for the initial deployment of Cox Wireless," said Len Barlik, executive vice president, product development and management, Cox Communications. "Kelly's experience and proven leadership will benefit Cox greatly as we further the availability of Cox Wireless and continue to enhance the Cox customer experience."
Cox was the first U.S. cable company to launch fully-integrated wireless phone and mobile high speed Internet services. Previously, Williams was responsible for the enterprise Project Management Organization, which developed and executed the overall project plans for deploying Cox Wireless. He also ran the Wireless Network Operations team, which included operating and maintaining the core wireless network elements as well as the back-office systems that supported the wireless line of business.
Prior to joining Cox, Kelly spent 23 years with BellSouth/Cingular/AT&T. During that time, he held a variety of roles and responsibilities, including VP/GM of Bellsouth's Nicaragua wireless company, VP/GM of BellSouth International Wireless Services, head of core technology strategy for Cingular Wireless and various other marketing, operations, project management, strategy, product development, product management and planning roles.
Williams holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering as well as an MBA in Finance.
About Cox Communications:
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and wireless 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 six years, Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity, and the company holds a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index. 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