Nashville, TN - May 24, 2005 - Nashville-based Equinox Information Systems today announced that Cox Communications Arizona has licensed Protector 10.0 for real-time fraud protection. Protector 10.0 is an advanced software system that allows users to quickly identify suspicious network activity so that telecom fraud can be stopped while in progress. Cox Communications Arizona is a subsidiary of Cox Communications, a Fortune 500 company with approximately 6.7 million broadband communications customers.
"After a careful evaluation, we concluded that Protector 10.0 was the best option given the software’s capabilities and pricing," explained Howard Tigerman, VP of Business Operations for Cox Communications Arizona. "In particular, we are excited about Protector’s ability to create dynamic customer profiles, which will allow our revenue assurance staff to easily distinguish fraud from normal customer activity."
"Cox Communications is implementing the most advanced fraud detection system on the market," said David West, Equinox Executive Vice President. "Protector 10.0 already has a long list of satisfied customers, and we are delighted to have the opportunity to add Cox Communications Arizona and Cox Communications California to that list."
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications (NYSE: COX), a Fortune 500 company, is a multi-service broadband communications company with approximately 6.7 million total customers, including 6.4 million basic cable subscribers. The nation's third-largest cable television provider, Cox offers both analog cable television under the Cox Cable brand as well as advanced digital video service under the Cox Digital Cable brand. Cox provides an array of other communications and entertainment services, including local and long distance telephone under the Cox Digital Telephone brand; high-speed Internet access under the Cox High Speed Internet brand; and commercial voice and data services via Cox Business Services. Local cable advertising, promotional opportunities and production services are sold under the Cox Media brand. Cox is an investor in programming networks including Discovery Channel. More information about Cox Communications can be accessed on the Internet at www.cox.com.
Founded in 1986, with hundreds of customers worldwide, Equinox Information Systems is a global provider of software solutions for the telecommunications industry. Providing a full range of software applications, which are backed by exceptional customer support, the company offers solutions in areas critical to profitability and network efficiency, including mediation, fraud detection, CDR and switch administration, and network management, as well as custom application development. For more information, visit Equinox at www.equinoxis.com.