LAS VEGAS - Cox Business/Hospitality Network, a provider of telecommunications to the commercial services and gaming-resort verticals, announced that it is doubling the speed of three tiers of its wired internet packages available to exhibitors, show management and other users at the Las Vegas Convention Center. While the internet speed is doubling, there will be no additional costs for the faster service, creating an immediate value to end-users of the wired high-speed Internet product. The speed doubling takes effect immediately.
"As the provider of Advanced Convention Services, Cox Business is extremely pleased to implement a no-cost speed increase at the Las Vegas Convention Center." said Derrick Hill, vice president of Cox Business/Hospitality Network in Las Vegas. "This implementation enhances value for convention exhibitors and elevates the attractiveness of the Las Vegas Convention Center as a top-tier convention destination for trade shows with their ever increasing demand for robust internet technology."
"We are excited to offer our trade show partners and their exhibitors and delegates high-speed wired internet service that allows them the ability to conduct critical business on the show floor twice as fast as before," said Terry Jicinsky, senior vice president of operations for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). "As the No. 1 trade show destination in North America, we're committed to staying ahead of our competition by providing the latest technology and exceptional customer service that helps our clients improve their business and tradeshow experience."
The speed increases will involve three tiers of wired internet in both the "shared bandwidth" and "dedicated bandwidth" service tiers. Five of the service tiers are being increased by 100 percent while the tier offering 10 Mbps of dedicated bandwidth will be augmented by 125 percent to 25 Mbps.
Advanced Convention Services from Cox Business/Hospitality Network at the Las Vegas Convention Center provides among the fastest, if not the fastest wired internet speeds in the convention industry with a sliding speed scale ranging from 3 Megabits per second (Mbps) to dedicated on-site fiber optic connectivity providing speeds up to 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps).
In addition to wired internet, Cox Business / Hospitality Network also provides Wi-Fi based wireless Internet services, wired voice services, private network options and TV services. The company is also facilitating the installation of a state-of-the-art interior 3G/4G cellular Distributed Antenna System (DAS) designed to improve wireless capabilities inside the Las Vegas Convention Center.
About the LVCVA
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide, and also with operating the Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman Center. With more than 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas alone and 10.8 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space citywide, the LVCVA's mission centers on attracting ever increasing numbers of leisure and business visitors to the area. For more information, go to www.vegasmeansbusiness, www.lvcva.com or www.lasvegas.com.
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 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 nine times, including the last eight years. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.
Hospitality Network (HN), a product of Cox Business in Las Vegas, provides state-of-the-art video-on-demand, high-definition, digital cable and interactive television services as well as wired and wireless data solutions to approximately 110,000 guest rooms in the world's largest gaming hotels and resorts. Clients are located in Nevada, New Jersey, Mississippi and other areas of the United States. HN also features iGuestbookSM, a high-tech, in-room interactive guest resource. Visit www.coxhn.com.