Cox Business Lands on Park Place

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Cox Communications Inc.'s hotel-entertainment subsidiary is planning to check
in with digital interactive communications at 18 hotels in Nevada, New Jersey,
Mississippi and Indiana under a deal struck with hotel operator Park Place
Entertainment Corp.

Henderson, Nev.-based Cox Business Services Hospitality Network will provide
in-room video-on-demand, programming channels, interactive guest services,
Internet via the TV set and high-speed Internet links to 27,000 hotel rooms in
Las Vegas, Reno, Tahoe and Laughlin, Nev.; Tunica and Biloxi, Miss.; Bridgeport,
Ind.; and Atlantic City, N.J.

That includes the mainstay Caesars, Hilton, Bally's and Grand Casino hotel
chains.

While it has not released the details of the pact, the Cox subsidiary will
supply $30 million in equipment, including digital televisions, to Park
Place.

Cox Business Services Hospitality Network already provides service to 110,000
hotel rooms nationwide.

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