In August, Cox piloted the cell service in Hampton Roads, Virginia, Omaha, Nebraska and Las Vegas
At this yr’s Shopper Electronics Present (CES), Cox Communications introduced the official launch of Cox Cellular, the corporate’s new cell cellphone service. The providing is now accessible in its markets nationwide.
In August, Cox piloted the cell phone service in Hampton Roads, Virginia, Omaha, Nebraska and Las Vegas, Nevada, greater than a decade after the cable firm shut down earlier cell efforts, citing the shortcoming to compete within the market and to entry “iconic wi-fi gadgets.”
“We’ve accomplished intensive analysis to grasp what our clients need and count on from their cell supplier,” stated firm President Mark Greatrex stated in August. “Cox Cellular provides our clients what they requested for — a easy, versatile and dependable cell expertise wherever they go.”
Now, Cox web clients can obtain limitless LTE/5G discuss and textual content on two information plans, Pay As You Gig and Gig Limitless. “The convergence of wired and cell communications has by no means been extra vital. Clients acknowledge Cox as a dependable supplier of connectivity, so introducing a cell cellphone providing was a pure extension of our companies,” stated Greatrex. “With Cox Cellular, we’re providing a brand new cell cellphone choices for shoppers; one that gives flexibility, reliability and the chance to economize.”
5G expertise has extra intently tied cable and wi-fi collectively than ever earlier than, and put merely, wired networks will start to look extra like wi-fi ones, and because the density of wi-fi networks rise, they’ll start to resemble wired networks. With this launch, Cox joins rival cable firms Comcast, Constitution Communications and Altice USA in providing cell companies to their clients.