BIG, Not Easy

Moss, Linda
November 2005
Multichannel News;11/21/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 48, p12
The article discusses the efforts of the managers and staff at Cox Communications Inc. in New Orleans, Louisiana to restore service and help the people affected by Hurricane Katrina. Greg Bicket, regional manager for Cox Communications New Orleans, has faced difficulties in managing the eleventh system of Cox after the destruction caused by the hurricane. Cox employees worked through the devastation to restore service. By mid-November 2005, about 160,000 subscribers have regained service.


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