February 25, 2010
Cox Business Links Remote Sites in OK
Cox Business announced today that it is providing an advanced data network to support OklaVision, a pioneering online network focused on the rich cultural and travel attractions located across the state of Oklahoma.
To create visual variety for its viewers, OklaVision regularly includes live footage and reporting from seven remote sites: Riverwind Casino, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma Aquarium, Tulsa Air and Space Museum and Planetarium, Myriad Botanical Gardens, Oklahoma History Center and POPS, a roadside stop along famous Route 66. These locations are equipped with Cox Business data network connections that allow real-time audio and video transmission.
OklaVision is presented by the Chickasaw Nation in partnership with the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department and is managed by Branded News, a subsidiary of Ackerman McQueen. The live show airs at noon daily online and on local Cox Cable channels in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
"OklaVision's viewers expect compelling content, beautiful images and seamless transitions from areas across the state," said Mike Dennehy, senior vice president and director of technology, Ackerman McQueen. "Cox Business designed a superior solution, including Ethernet data networking, which gives us better quality video, higher bandwidth and the ability to route traffic more efficiently."
Cox Business' comprehensive telecommunications solution for Ackerman McQueen includes advanced voice, Ethernet data networking and video at the company's studio and headquarters location.