Free or Low Cost Internet for Low Income Families

“Delivering on the Promise of Broadband & Access to Technology for All Americans” According to a recent FCC report, There are still over 64 million people without home access to the Internet.  A disproportionate number of those are low income families. 43% of these American families cite the primary reason for not subscribing to a […]
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New Cox Contour 2 Review

I will review the new Cox Contour system with XR-11 voice remotes. The system is referred to by various names such as Contour 2, Contour 6, Contour TV, the New Contour, etc. depending on where you look. What distinguishes the new Contour system from the first-generation Contour is the voice activated remotes and the sleek […]
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Current Cox Data Limits

Cox has typically employed “soft data limits”, which did not carry any penalties for exceeding the monthly data cap for broadband Internet usage. However as Dslreports.com recently reported in their post “Cox Communications Eyes Usage Caps, Overage Fees“, Cox has been testing data overage fees in trial markets.  Below is a excerpt from this page […]
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Cox Gigablast Internet Install

I recently had the new Cox Gigablast (Gigabit) Internet installed. In this post I will explain the Gigablast install and review the performance of the service. Gigablast is Cox cable’s name for its fiber optic Gigabit Internet service. Google started installing Gigabit fiber Internet a few years ago and other ISP’s such as Cox are […]
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Cox Ranked 18th in Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Cox Communications has continued to show why it’s the best service provider in America after ranking eighteenth on the 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list. The announcement was made officially by DiversityInc at the diversity and inclusion’s keystone event held at Cipriani Wall Street on April 19. DiversityInc’s annual survey – tracking the nation’s […]
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Cox Opposes BMG Plea on Permanent Broad Injunction

Cox Communications has come out to object a request for broad permanent injunction by music publisher BMG. In their request, BMG wants Cox to spy on its customers but they argue that it goes against their privacy policy. They further argue that BMG is seeking an unprecedented permanent injunction that is not limited to the […]
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Cox Takes G1GABLAST Internet Service to Tucson

In a bid to reach out to more customers, Cox Communications is taking its Gigabit Internet service for residential customers to Tucson, Arizona. It will begin at The Place @ Presidio Trails and it is being marketed under the brand name “G1GABLAST”. The service provider is hoping to offer Internet speeds of 100 times faster […]
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Nexstar Stations Back to Cox Cable Lineup

Cox Cable has reached an agreement with Nexstar for re-transmission consent of their channels. This means that all Nexstar stations that had been pulled out of the Cox stable will now be back in the lineup. Even though they did not disclose the finer details of the agreement, it is understood that the agreement will […]
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TWC Customers Lose Email Passwords to Hackers

Time Warner Cable (TWC) had its system hacked into early this month and there are fears that up to 320,000 customers could have lost their email passwords to the hackers. The company has already raised the red flag and warned customers to be wary of such people who are not in for anything good. TWCs […]
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Cox Communications Adds 5,000 New WiFi Hotspots

Cox Communications has launched more than 5,000 new WiFi hotspots in Arizona bringing the total number of Cox WiFi hotspots available nationwide to over 10,000. These hotspots are strategically located in high-traffic areas like businesses, hotels, restaurants and malls. They were launched during the festive Christmas season when many people were out shopping and in […]
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