Sprint and Cox Forge Strategic Partnership for Network Densification

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A new Sprint Cox deal will allow Sprint to leverage Cox’s infrastructure for network densification. Sprint will utilize Cox’s network for additional macrocell backhaul and small cell deployments which are key for 4G and 5G deployments. Details are a little sketchy, but this Sprint Cox...Learn More

Survey: Retransmission Negotiations are More Akin to Bullying Than Negotiation

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Broadcasters use retransmission negotiations to demand huge rate hikes and force unwanted channels into program lineups, according to a retransmission negotiations survey conducted by the American Cable Association. Additionally, cable companies are concerned that their customers often blame them for the rate hikes and unpopular...Learn More

Panoramic WiFi from Cox Communications Surpasses 1 Million Customers

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ATLANTA, Dec. 13, 2017 – Today, Cox Communications announced the achievement of one million customers for Panoramic WiFi, the premier home network experience. In less than 14 months, Panoramic WiFi from Cox attained this notable milestone. After a successful trial in San Diego, Panoramic WiFi...Learn More

Cox Brings Netflix To Cox Contour, Providing Seamless Video Experience

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ATLANTA, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today Cox Communications and Netflix announced the integration of Netflix on Cox Contour nationwide.  Accessing Netflix movies and shows is now as easy as speaking into the remote for Cox Contour video customers. Cox customers with a Netflix subscription can access Netflix...Learn More

President: Unite Private Networks Small Cell Expansion is Latest Example of Success Based Fiber Build Strategy

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A Unite Private Networks small cell expansion announced today is the latest example of the company’s success based fiber build strategy, explained Unite President Jason Adkins in an interview with Telecompetitor. “We don’t just build fiber and hope [customers] will come,” said Adkins. Instead, the...Learn More

Report: Destination Television Boosts Pay-TV Viewing, Despite OTT Gains

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New research from J.D. Power provides evidence that pay-TV subscribers’ behavior is growing in complexity. The bottom line is that there is good news for everybody and that viewership share likely is not a zero-sum game. Key to traditional pay-TV popularity is what researchers called...Learn More

J.D. Power: Business Telecom Satisfaction Highest for Largest Companies, Highlighting SMB Opportunity

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Business telecom satisfaction is highest among large companies with 500 or more employees, according to new J.D. Power research. While those companies had overall internet and telephone satisfaction levels of 815 on a 1,000-point scale, the average score for very small businesses with 19 employees...Learn More

Cox and American Library Association Partner to Narrow Digital Divide for Low-Income Families

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Tucson, Arizona — Low-income students and their families who lack digital literacy skills and an internet connection at home struggle to keep pace with their peers in the classroom, as nearly all students (96.5 percent) say they are required to use the internet to complete homework...Learn More

Lifeline Broadband Problems: Big Carriers Opt Out, Rural Carriers Struggle with Pricing

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The FCC’s decision to allow qualified low-income households to use funding from the Universal Service Lifeline program toward broadband service was welcomed back in March when it was made, but problems with the program are mounting. Key Lifeline broadband problems: big carrier participation and rural...Learn More

Consumer Electronics Energy Efficiency Sees Gains

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A groundbreaking consumer electronics energy efficiency agreement among U.S. ISPs is paying dividends across U.S. society, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA). Nearly 90 percent of home Internet modems, routers and other consumer electronic (CE) equipment bought...Learn More

RCN, Verizon Top List of Best ISPs for Business

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PC Magazine readers rated RCN at the top of the list of the best ISPs for business, followed closely by Verizon Fios. This was the second year PC Magazine ranked the best ISPs for business. Last year Verizon Fios earned top honors. Verizon Fios’s 2016...Learn More

Cox Communications Gigabit Internet Service Now Available in Wichita

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WICHITA, KS – July 28, 2016 – Cox Communications today announced that its gigabit internet service for residential customers has launched. Marketed under the brand name “G1GABLASTSM,” Cox now offers speeds 100 times faster than the average speed in the U.S. today. In an announcement...Learn More

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