Cox Affirms Wireless Ambitions
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Aug 19, 2008, 2:37 PM by Eric M. Zeman
Cox Communications confirmed that it is interested in offering cellular telephone services. Speaking to the press, Cox president Patrick Essar said that the company will "focus on providing simple calling plans, integrating all our services into one device with a consistent cross-platform interface; and making our content and applications mobile." Cox recently won some wireless spectrum in the recent 700MHz auction held by the FCC. Essar said the company plans to spend about $500 million developing wireless services. No time frame for providing the services was given, nor were any markets specified.
Jan 5, 2023
Cable company Cox has formally launched its mobile service, Cox Mobile. Like Comcast's Xfinity Mobile, Cox Mobile is only available to customers of Cox home internet service.
Feb 27, 2023
In the next few months, Cox "customers will be able to combine Cox Mobile and Cox Internet". Cox recently launched Cox Mobile for Cox Internet customers, but with separate billing.
Oct 5, 2021
The FCC today started Auction 110, the third in a series of auctions to sell licenses for valuable C-band (mid-band) radio frequencies that offer a good mix of data speeds and coverage when deployed for 5G networks. All three major US wireless carriers have registered and qualified to bid in the auction.
Aug 25, 2020
The FCC today announced the conclusion of auction 105, which sold the rights to 70 MHz of new licensed spectrum near 3.5 GHz for 5G service. 20,625 licenses for specific frequencies and geographic areas were sold for over $4.6 billion in total.
You have got to be kidding me!
At least Sprint won't be at the bottom any more!