Cox Communications Availability Map

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Cox offers cable internet services in 19 states, with the most coverage in Rhode Island, Arizona, and Nevada. Cox is the third-largest cable internet provider in the U.S., reaching over 23.3 million people. Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Oklahoma City are among the largest cities within the Cox coverage footprint. Recently, Cox has expanded its internet network with fiber connections to a limited number of areas.

Cox offers a public Wi-Fi network of over 4 million hot spots for on-the-go use by Cox customers. These hot spots can be found in public areas throughout the Cox network. Besides broadband cable internet, Cox also provides a number of TV packages, smart home, and security services through its Homelife plans and voice home phone.

Cox Internet Services

Best Features Things to Consider
  • Expansive cable internet availability
  • Multiple home service bundling options
  • Easy Connect self-install allows you to avoid professional installation fees
  • Most plans require a one-year contract
  • Data caps on all plans
  • Limited upload speeds

Cox offers multiple internet plans ranging from $49.99 to $99.99 per month. Cox’s fastest internet plan, Gigablast, reaches download speeds up to 1 Gbps. The Cox Easy Connect self-install option is available with each internet-only plan.

Plan Name Download Speed Starting Price Data Cap
Cox Cable Up to 1 Gbps $49.99 per month 1.25 TB
Cox Fiber Up to 2 Gbps $49.99 per month 1.25 TB

Keep in mind, Cox prices are promotional at first, meaning they will increase after your first year. It’s not uncommon for most Cox internet plans to increase by $20 or more once the 12-month promotional period ends.

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Cox Internet Speeds

Cable provider Cox Communications delivers the “last mile” of a subscriber’s internet connection over coaxial cable lines. Originally used to send TV signals, old-school coaxial cables today provide high bandwidth and high download speeds. And although fiber connections outperform coaxial cable on the bandwidth and download speed metrics, the widespread cable infrastructure around the country means Cox is able to provide high-speed cable internet to customers who otherwise would be stuck with a slower, more expensive option.

On average, Cox’s download rate ranges between 450 and 500 Mbps, according to our speed tests. At the same time, we also measured the average latency on Cox internet to be around 15-20 ms. To put the numbers in context, terrestrial internet connections usually have latency in the 5–70 ms range, while satellite broadband connections can be in the range of 500–800 ms.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cox Internet

  • Is Cox available near me?

    Cox internet service currently extends to 19 states, including Rhode Island, Arizona, and Nevada. Find out if Cox internet is available in your area by entering your ZIP code at the top of this page.

  • Does Cox offer fiber internet?

    Cox offers fiber internet plans with symmetrical speeds up to 2 Gbps in select areas.

  • Does Cox offer bundle discounts?

    Cox regularly offers bundle discounts on your monthly cost for the first year on internet, TV, home phone, smart home, and home security bundles.

  • Does Cox have a streaming app?

    Yes, Cox offers both a traditional and streaming version of its cable TV product called Cox Contour. The Contour streaming app is considerably less expensive than its traditional cable TV version. However, it does not have the robust channel selection you’ll find with Cox’s traditional Contour TV cable box.