Cox buying Tulsa metro fiber network EasyTEL

Cox Communications said Wednesday that it agreed to buy Tulsa, Okla.-based commercial triple-play provider EasyTEL Communications.

The deal could help Cox boost sales of Ethernet, voice and video services to mid-sized businesses in the Tulsa area. Cox said it will have a network of 95,000 fiber route miles connecting "over 21,000 on-net buildings" after the deal closes.

"Cox Business and EasyTEL share the same philosophy on customer experience and technology innovation," Percy Kirk, general manager of Cox's central region, said in a prepared statement.

Cox and EasyTEL didn't disclose terms of the deal.

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