Cox Telephone Service, Inc. was founded in 1986 by Harold and Janis Cox. The company was started in order to provide local businesses with a combination of outstanding customer service and superior telecommunication products developed by Panasonic and other quality providers.

Harold Cox retired from the company in 2010, and now, James (Buddy) Smith continues to provide businesses with the same excellent service to which our customers have become accustomed. Buddy brought the company over twenty years of additional experience in the telecommunication market when he joined. He is married to Sarah Smith, and they have two children, Rebekah and Zeke. He is a certified Panasonic and Valcom Technician as well as holding a BICSI RCDD Certification, a Low Voltage License, a FCC General Radiotelephone Operator License and AAS in Electronics. He looks forward to continuing to serve local businesses for years to come.

Iris Smith, our office manager and system programmer, has been with the company since 1987 and specializes in programming, outside sales, and training. She also holds Valcom and Panasonic certifications.

Jason Waldron, our field technician, came to the company in 1994. He is a certified Panasonic and Valcom Technician. Additionally, Jason is also a certified fiber optic cable installer.

Sarah Guest is our IT specialist. She has been working with computer hardware and networking for eight years.

Cox Telephone Service, Inc. is capable of designing a custom phone system for businesses of every size. Please allow us to help you find something to suit your company’s specific needs.

We take pride in knowing we are providing positive support locally for our customers and our community, and, as always, delivering outstanding customer service is still our main goal.


For over 25 Years we have served the South Georgia Area providing:

  • Telephone Interconnect
  • Commercial Telephone Systems-Single line through multiline PBX and VOIP systems
  • Voice Mail Systems
  • Structured Cabling Category 5e & Category 6, Fiber Optic, Coaxial and Outside Plant
  • Paging Systems
  • School Intercom Systems
  • Announcement¬†and Music On Hold Devices
  • Wireless Headsets & Lifters