Universal, Cox Sign Remote Deal

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Universal Electronics Inc. said it has signed a deal to supply digital
wireless remote controls to Cox Communications Inc.

The remotes allow users to control up to four devices, including TVs, VCRs,
DVD players, personal video recorders and audio devices.

Universal will also supply wireless keyboards.

The remotes have a permanent memory-retention feature, which ensures that
customers' device setups are never lost, the company said.

Separately, Cox said it's passed the 1 million mark in cable-modem
subscribers and the 500,000 mark for circuit-switched telephony