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Jan 28, 2016, 10:06 ET
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Statement on Nexstar Merger: Customers Forced to Pay More

 Statement by Cox Communications on the proposed merger of Nexstar and Media General: Cable TV/satellite customers forced to pay more with...

Jan 08, 2016, 15:50 ET

Cox lights up the Valley with free Wi-Fi for the College Football Playoff National Championship

 Cox Communications has opened up thousands of Wi-Fi hot spots across the Valley to the public for free and will continue doing so now through...

Jan 07, 2016, 15:32 ET
At the Oklahoma State Capitol, Cox announced the launch of its gigabit Internet service for residential customers. Pictured are Cox Central Region SVP & Region Manager Percy Kirk, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett and Capt. Jim Miller, First Gigablast customer in Oklahoma.

Cox Communications Gigabit Internet Service Now Available in Oklahoma

 Cox Communications today announced that its gigabit Internet service for residential customers has launched. Marketed under the brand name...

Dec 22, 2015, 14:45 ET

A holiday gift to Cox high speed Internet customers

 Cox Communications announced today the launch of more than 5,000 new WiFi hotspots in Phoenix and Tucson, bringing the total Cox WiFi...

Dec 21, 2015, 17:32 ET

Cox Launches 5,000 New WiFi Hotspots

Cox Communications announced today the launch of more than 5,000 new WiFi hotspots in Arizona, bringing the total number of Cox WiFi hotspots...

Dec 15, 2015, 16:15 ET
Posing in front of the Las Vegas Arena are from left Mark Prows, senior vice president, Arenas, MGM Resorts International; Steve Rowley, senior vice president, Cox Business; Mark Faber, senior vice president of global partnerships, AEG; Rick Arpin, senior vice president of entertainment and development, MGM Resorts International; Pat Esser, president, Cox Communications; Derrick R. Hill, vice president, Cox Business/Hospitality Network, Las Vegas; Michael F. Bolognini, vice president...

Cox Business Named Exclusive Technology Integration/Telecommunication Services Provider for New Las Vegas Arena

 Cox Business/Hospitality Network, a subsidiary of Cox Communications, Inc. and a leading provider of broadcast and technology-related services...

Dec 15, 2015, 16:00 ET
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AT&T and Sprint to use new Cox Business and InSite network to improve wireless coverage at Las Vegas Convention Center

 Cox Business and InSite have partnered with the Las Vegas Convention Center to help ensure a better convention experience for wireless...

Dec 03, 2015, 17:12 ET

Cox Communications Launching Gigabit Internet Service in Northern Virginia

Cox Communications today announced that it has started deploying gigabit Internet service for residential customers in Northern Virginia --...

Nov 15, 2015, 16:43 ET

Free Calls to France for Cox Digital Telephone Customers

Cox Communications today announced up to 60 minutes of calls placed by its Cox Digital Telephone customers to landline and wireless telephone...

Nov 11, 2015, 09:13 ET
All New Contour from Cox

Next Generation Version Of Contour Launches In San Diego

After the successful completion of customer and employee trials, today, Cox Communications announced the launch of the latest version of Contour to...

Nov 10, 2015, 15:46 ET
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Cox Communications Doubling Internet Speeds and Adding In-Home WiFi for Families Who Enroll in Connect2Compete Program

 Cox Communications is furthering its efforts to connect youth with technology by doubling the download speed of the company's discounted...

Nov 03, 2015, 16:29 ET
Cox Communications' residential gigabit internet service, Gigablast, has launched in Rhode Island. One-hundred times faster than average Internet speeds in the US today, Gigablast is the fastest speed available in Rhode Island. Joining Cox Northeast Region SVP & Region Manager Jay Allbaugh (Right) for the announcement was Cox Communications Vice President of Broadband Product Strategy & Management Philip Nutsugah (Left) and Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza (Center) as well as several local developers.

Cox Communications Launches Gigabit Internet Service in Providence

Cox Communications announced today that its gigabit Internet service for residential customers is now available at several properties...

Oct 02, 2015, 10:00 ET

Cox and The Trust for Public Land Name Patrick Armstrong as Louisiana's 2015 Cox Conserves Hero

 Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land today named Patrick Armstrong as Louisiana's 2015 Cox Conserves Hero. Armstrong's nonprofit...

Sep 10, 2015, 07:55 ET
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Cox Acquires Trapollo, Enters Home Connected Health

 Cox Communications today announced that it has acquired Trapollo, a leading provider of managed services that enable healthcare providers,...

Aug 28, 2015, 13:00 ET
Flare Kids features parental controls that help create a safe digital playground for children

Cox Launches Flare Kids, A Free Search And Discovery App That Connects Consumers With Popular Children's Content

This month, Cox Communications launched Flare Kids, a free app that allows families to search for and discover the most popular child-friendly...

Aug 12, 2015, 15:00 ET
A Cox Communications Field Services Technician readies a home for gigabit Internet service, now available in parts of San Diego. Cox has been deploying gigabit speeds to businesses for more than a decade, and has committed to offering residential gigabit speeds in all of its markets by the end of 2016.

Cox Communications First Provider to Launch Gigabit Internet Service to Residential Customers in San Diego

 Cox Communications today announced that it is launching its gigabit Internet service for residential customers in San Diego. Marketed under...

Jul 23, 2015, 14:57 ET
Community and business leaders celebrate the launch of Cox G1GABLAST in Louisiana at a reception at The Americana community, one of the first neighborhoods in the state where the service is available

Cox Communications Launches Gigabit Internet Service in Louisiana

 Cox Communications today announced that it is launching its gigabit Internet service for residential customers in Louisiana. Marketed under...

Jul 15, 2015, 09:39 ET
In 2014, Cox President Pat Esser announced a renewed two-year, $15 million commitment to Connect2Compete, the company's historic $9.95 broadband program for low income families. (L to R) EveryoneOn CEO Zach Leverenz, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Cox President Pat Esser

Cox Communications to Support HUD ConnectHome Internet Adoption Pilot Program

 Cox Communications today announced it is extending its efforts to close the digital divide through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...

Jul 06, 2015, 13:50 ET

Cox Communications Honors 2015 Virginia's Future Leaders Scholarship Winners

Thirty-five outstanding area students have been named 2015 Virginia's Future Leaders Scholarship winners by the Virginia Cable Telecommunications...

Jun 25, 2015, 16:08 ET
Left to Right: Fernando Gracia, director of Programs FRIENDS of Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia's 2015 Cox Conserves Hero Heidi Ketler and Cox Communications Virginia's Vice President of Residential Sales Jeff Merritt

Cox and The Trust for Public Land Name Heidi Ketler as Virginia's Cox Conserves Hero

 Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land today named Heidi Ketler as Virginia's 2015 Cox Conserves Hero. Ketler's nonprofit of choice,...