Cox Communications Availability Map

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Cox Communications offers cable internet services in 18 states with the most coverage in Arkansas, Arizona, and California. Cox is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the United States, covering over 20.9 million people. Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Oklahoma City are among the largest cities within the Cox coverage footprint. Additionally, Cox offers a public Wi-Fi network of 500,000+ 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 offers a number of TV packages, smart home, and security services through their Homelife plans and voice home phone.

Cox Plans and Pricing

Best Features: Things to Consider:
  • Option to bring your own modem
  • No early termination fee (ETF) if service canceled within 30 days
  • Easy Connect self-install allows you to avoid professional installation fees
  • Plans require a one-year contract
  • Data caps on each plan
  • Starting prices higher than most cable providers

Cox offers multiple internet plans ranging from the Starter plan at $29.99 per month for download speeds up to 25 Mbps, all the way to the Gigablast plan that costs $89.99 per month for download speeds of up to 940 Mbps. 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 940 Mbps $29.99 1.25 TB

Keep in mind the prices listed are promotional and will increase fairly substantially after your first year with Cox. For example, the Starter plan jumps from $29.99 per month to $44.99 per month once the 12-month promotional period ends. The Gigablast plan jumps from the promotional price of $99.99 per month to $119.99 per month with regular pricing.

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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.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Cox Internet

  • Is Cox available near me?

    Cox service is currently available in parts of Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, and Virginia. You can use the availability tool above to see if Cox service is available in your neighborhood.

  • Does Cox offer fiber internet?

    Only cable internet is offered by Cox. However, the Cox Gigablast plan reaches up to 940 Mbps download speed, the same download speed you’ll find with a gigabit fiber plan.

  • Does Cox offer bundle discounts?

    Cox offers up to $30 in monthly discounts for the first year on internet and cable bundles.

  • Does Cox have a streaming app?

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