Eagle Broadband Receives & Delivers First High Definition Set -Top Box Orders to Cox Communications'
Eagle Broadband Receives & Delivers First High Definition Set-Top Box Orders to Cox Communications' Business Services Division
Eagle Broadband Receives & Delivers First High Definition Set -Top Box Orders to Cox Communications' Business Services Division
Leading Provider of In -Room Entertainment Technology and Services Using Eagle's Advanced IP Set -Top Box Technology to Deliver Exceptional Guest Video and Data Services
HOUSTON - - October 17, 2005 - - Eagle Broadband, Inc. (AMEX: EAG), a leading provider of broadband, Internet protocol (IP) and communications technology and services, announced today that the company has received and delivered the first orders for the company's MediaPro IP5000HD high definition IP set -top boxes to Cox Business Services, for their Hospitality Network brand, the leading provider of in -room guest video and data technology services to the hotel -gaming industry.
Cox's Hospitality Network is using Eagle's MediaPro IP5000HD high definition set -top boxes to enable high quality in -room entertainment services including high definition movies and music -on -demand, high -speed Internet access, an interactive television guide, electronic concierge services, online checkout, and other revenue generating guest services.
Eagle's high definition MediaPro set -top box technology is helping the Hospitality Network product deliver exceptional in -room guest services for their casino customers that can increase guest satisfaction, improve occupancy rates and maximize revenues.
Dave Micek, President and CEO of Eagle Broadband, commented, "The Hospitality Network brand has an unmatched reputation for delivering the most advanced in -room entertainment and data services to leading resorts and casinos worldwide. We are very pleased that Cox selected Eagle's MediaPro high definition set -top boxes to help them meet the in -room entertainment needs of their world -class casino customers and their guests. We look forward to the opportunity to assist Cox in meeting the in -room entertainment needs of other hospitality customers in the future."
Eagle's advanced MediaPro set -top box product line, running either third -party middleware software or Eagle's own EZ -Magic middleware, delivers a full range of high quality, standard and/or high definition entertainment and information services that can generate higher margin revenues for hotel and casino owners, telecom service providers, hospitals, apartment/condominium owners, municipalities, real estate developers, corporations and schools.
The MediaPro IP5000HD set -top box platform features a highly reliable, full function computer with a very small footprint and an extremely quiet, guest -friendly, fan -less design that enables a range of on -demand applications including high -speed Internet access, streaming video, exceptional digital audio/music, video -on -demand, personal video recorder (PVR), 3D gaming, video conferencing and more. In addition, Eagle's customizable EZ -Magic middleware software platform delivers stunning high definition streaming video, improved digital audio, easier navigation of hotel and community services (i.e. concierge, local restaurants and events, etc.), advanced content and system security and support for a wide variety of hardware platforms.
For additional information product or ordering information regarding Eagle Broadband's IP set -top box solutions, please send an email to MediaProInfo@eaglebroadband.com or call 800 -628 -3910.
About Eagle Broadband
Eagle Broadband is a leading provider of broadband, Internet Protocol (IP) and communications technology and services that create new revenue opportunities for broadband providers and enhance communications for government, military and enterprise customers. Eagle leverages years of proven experience delivering advanced IP -based broadband bundled services to provide service provider partners with a way to deliver next -generation entertainment, communications and security services to their subscribers. The company's product offerings include IPTVCompleteTM, the fastest, lowest cost way for broadband providers to deliver the most competitive IP video services, the MediaPro line of HDTV -ready IP set -top boxes that enable broadband providers and hotel operators to maximize revenues by delivering state -of -the -art, interactive entertainment services and the SatMAXTM satellite communications system that provides government, military, homeland security and enterprise customers with reliable non -line -of -sight voice and data communications from any location on Earth. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas. For more information, please visit www.eaglebroadband.com or call 281 -538 -6000. (EAGG)
About Cox Business Services
Cox Business Services is a division of Atlanta -based Cox Communications, Inc., the nation's third largest cable broadband communications company. A full -service, facilities -based provider of communications solutions, Cox Business Services excels at helping businesses of all sizes generate greater efficiencies. The company offers high -speed Internet services and dedicated data and video transport services for home offices, small, medium and large -sized businesses, school districts and hospitality, government and military properties in 28 markets across the nation. For more information, visit www.coxbusiness.com. Cox Business Services -Las Vegas provides Hospitality Network, the leading brand of in -room entertainment, including state -of -the -art video -on -demand, free -to -guest cable television, Internet -TV, and wired and wireless data solutions to more than 120,000 guest rooms in the world's largest gaming hotels and resorts including 16 of the world's largest resort properties. These resorts are located in Nevada, New Jersey, Mississippi, Louisiana and the Caribbean.
Forward -looking statements in this release regarding Eagle Broadband, Inc., and Cox Communications, Inc. are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward -looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, continued acceptance of the company's products, increased levels of competition, new products and technological changes, the company's dependence upon third -party suppliers, intellectual property rights, and other risks detailed from time to time in the company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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