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Mar 24, 2015, 10:31 ET
Colbie Caillat will headline the 2015 Cox Charities Benefit Concert on 5.5.15 in Norfolk, Va. All proceeds benefit youth education programs in Virginia through Cox Charities.

Cox Charities Benefit Concert to feature Colbie Caillat

Photo -   WHO:     Cox Communications, Cox Charities and...

Mar 23, 2015, 12:43 ET
Cox Conserves Heroes

Cox and The Trust for Public Land Launch 5th Annual Cox Conserves Heroes Awards

 Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Virginia's 5th annual Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor...

Mar 19, 2015, 09:08 ET
The pier will be constructed from the edge of the floating breakwater in front of the dock to the land, creating public access by land and water.

Cox Announces $125,000 Challenge Grant to Save The Bay

 In celebration of the upcoming World Water Day on March 22, Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation announced a $125,000 challenge...

Mar 12, 2015, 15:45 ET

Cox Charities Virginia Awards $135,000 to 15 Non-Profits Supporting Youth and Education Initiatives

 Cox Communications Virginia awarded $135,000 in grants to 15 non-profit organizations in Virginia through the Cox Charities grants...

Feb 25, 2015, 09:00 ET
Small businesses and entrepreneurs with revenues less than $300k are invited to apply to pitch at Get Started NOLA through March 8.

Cox Business and Inc. Magazine Call for Contestants at Get Started NOLA

Start-ups, entrepreneurs and small business owners in Louisiana are invited to demonstrate their savvy business plan or new idea for feedback by a...

Feb 19, 2015, 08:00 ET
Cox Communications and Cleveland Clinic launch Vivre Health to bring healthcare to the home

Cox Communications And Cleveland Clinic Form Alliance To Take Healthcare To The Home

 Cox Communications and Cleveland Clinic announce the formation of Vivre Health, a groundbreaking strategic alliance to bring world-class...

Feb 04, 2015, 10:11 ET

Cox Communications Celebrates Black History Month throughout Virginia

Cox Communications will celebrate African-American culture and contributions throughout February in recognition of Black History Month. Cox will...

Jan 30, 2015, 13:10 ET

Cox & VCTA to award $100,000 in Scholarship Funds

 Virginia college students have an opportunity for scholarship dollars through the 2015 Virginia's Future Leaders Scholarship Program....

Jan 28, 2015, 13:23 ET
Entrepreneurs can pitch their business to Storage War stars Brandi and Jarrod at Get Started OC on February 25. Visit to apply to pitch or register to attend.

Cox Business, A & E Networks and Inc. Magazine Call for Contestants to Award Best Pitch at Get Started OC

Start-ups, entrepreneurs and small business owners in Southern California are being called-up to demonstrate their savvy business plan or new idea...

Jan 28, 2015, 09:51 ET
Fans, tourists and Phoenix residents will have access to free, unlimited Cox WiFi during Super Bowl week

Free Cox WiFi Hotspots Available During Super Bowl in Phoenix

Cox Communications has opened up more than 1,200 hotspots to the public for free, unlimited use during Super Bowl XLIX week and is adding...

Dec 18, 2014, 13:00 ET

Cox WiFi Launches In Phoenix And Vegas

Cox Communications announced today that it launched more than 1,700 additional WiFi hotspots for Cox High Speed Internet customers in the Phoenix...

Dec 08, 2014, 13:42 ET
Over the past 13 years, Cox has increased broadband speeds 1,000%

Cox Communications Delivers First Gigabit Speed Connections to Southern California Residents

 Cox Communications has launched 1 gigabit speeds at the Irvine Company's Park Place Apartment Homes in Irvine, making its residents the first...

Oct 28, 2014, 13:04 ET
Cox Communications President Pat Esser announces first Virginia development to get Gigabit internet speeds  - Viridian Reserve at Hickory in Chesapeake.

Cox Communications Extends Gigabit Speeds to Virginia

 Cox Communications today announced that its gigabit internet service for residential customers is coming to Virginia. The company will offer...

Oct 20, 2014, 18:30 ET

Cox Charities 2014-2015 Grant Cycle Now Open

Cox Communications Virginia announced the opening of its 2014-2015 Cox Charities grant cycle today.  Applications for funding will be accepted...

Oct 16, 2014, 16:29 ET
Cox President Pat Esser is a guest in the Atlas family's digital home (L to R: Steve Atlas, Alice Atlas, Dixie the dog, Pat Esser, Allison Atlas, Jenna Atlas), the first to sign up for the company's coming gigabit Internet service.

Photos: Cox President Pat Esser Visits First Gigabit Internet Home in Arizona

 Cox Communications senior executives visited the first Arizona home to sign up for gigabit Internet service. Cox Communications President Pat...

Oct 06, 2014, 13:28 ET

Cox Communications Launching Gigabit Internet Service in Phoenix

Cox Communications today announced that its gigabit internet service for residential customers will launch later this month. Marketed under the...

Oct 01, 2014, 13:00 ET
Pledge to help delete cyberbullying at (PRNewsFoto/Cox Communications)

Cox Survey: Cyberbullying Continues, But More Teens Are Speaking Up

 According to research released today by Cox Communications, 54 percent of teens have witnessed online bullying. Some 60 percent of teens who...

Sep 24, 2014, 22:35 ET
Cox and employees donate $400,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America at Phoenix fundraiser on Sept. 23, 2014. PHOTO L-R:Len Barlik, chief product officer, Cox, Pat Esser, president, Cox; Jill Campbell, chief operating officer, Cox; Tim Hogen, Boys & Girls Club of America and past and current Boys & Girls Club of Metro Phoenix members. (PRNewsFoto/Cox Communications)

Cox Communications and Its Employees Donate $400,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America

 Cox Communications raised $400,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) at a company-sponsored fundraiser in Phoenix last night. The...

Sep 19, 2014, 09:00 ET
Cox Conserves Heroes. (PRNewsFoto/Cox Communications)

Matt Thomas Named Louisiana's 2014 Cox Conserves Hero

Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land today announced that Matt Thomas was selected as Louisiana's 2014 Cox Conserves Hero. As his...

Sep 18, 2014, 13:00 ET
John Wolfe to lead Cox's largest region including Phoenix and Las Vegas (PRNewsFoto/Cox Communications)

Cox Names John Wolfe as New Senior Vice President and Southwest Region Manager

Cox Communications announced today that John Wolfe will take the reins as senior vice president and southwest region manager, effective...