Cox Communications Archives

Cox launches Phoenix WiFi hotspots


At today’s city of Phoenix Technology Summit, Councilman Bill Gates shared that Cox Communications has activated more than 500 city-wide Cox WiFi hotspots in the valley for Cox High Speed Internet customers and visitors to the valley who are cable internet customers in other areas of the country. The Cox WiFi hotspots are located in… Read More →

Valley’s 1st Gigabit Internet home revealed

From left: Steve Atlas, Alice Atlas, Cox President Pat Esser, Allison Atlas and Jenna Atlas. The Atlas family is the first to sign up for the company’s coming gigabit Internet service.

Cox Communications senior executives visited the first Arizona home to sign up for gigabit Internet service. Cox Communications President Pat Esser, Cox Communications Senior Vice President and Southwest Region Manager John Wolfe and Cox Enterprises (parent company of Cox Communications) CEO John Dyer met the Atlas family and thanked them for signing up for Cox’s… Read More →

Cox begins offering residential Gigabit Service


Cox Communications today announced that its gigabit internet service for residential customers will be available in customer homes starting later this month. Marketed under the brand name “G1GABLASTSM,” Cox will offer speeds 100 times faster than the average speed in the U.S. today. The service will be first available in parts of the Phoenix Metropolitan… Read More →

Cox names new Southwest Region manager


Cox Communications announced today that John Wolfe will take the reins as senior vice president and southwest region manager, effective immediately. The region is Cox’s largest nationwide and includes Las Vegas, Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas. Wolfe comes to the Southwest from Cox’s Northeast region, where he served as the senior vice president and region… Read More →

Mesa Schools, Cox Begin Pilot Program

Cox has announced the continuation of its participation in Connect2Compete for two more years and pledged $15 million in support of broadband adoption initiatives through 2016. The broadband adoption program offers discounted high speed Internet service to low-income families with children who qualify for the National School Lunch Program. Locally, Cox Arizona also announced a… Read More →

Cox Arizona hiring more than 150


Cox Communications is recruiting for multiple full time sales and customer care positions as well as part time collections positions for its Phoenix locations. Additionally, Cox is hiring several bilingual sales and retention employees for the Phoenix area’s national Cox Spanish Center of Excellence. Interested candidates can apply online now at the Cox website’s Careers… Read More →

Experts: Slow, steady economic recovery for Arizona

Our economy continues to slowly improve, with the healthcare and biosciences industry having the most potential for local employment growth. That was just one of the positive signs that came out of last week’s Economic Outlook 2015, presented by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) and Cox Communications. Nearly 800 business leaders attended the… Read More →

Long-time Cox leader Rizley announces retirement


Cox Communications Senior Vice President and General Manager Steve Rizley will retire at the end of the year. During his 34-year career at Cox in Phoenix, Rizley motivated and galvanized those around him, and created unique relationships with his employees, customers and the Southwest community through his many years of service to area non-profits. Rizley… Read More →

Cox Communications building to be redeveloped as apartments

Cox building

ORION Investment Real Estate announced Thursday night the closing of a single-story office/warehouse building, located at 160 S. MacDonald in Mesa, Arizona for $750,000 to Cardinal Capital Management, Inc. “The buyer plans to redevelop the site into an apartment community and wanted to be close to the future light rail stations,” says Nick Miner, Vice… Read More →

Internet speeds double for Cox customers


Cox Communications announced that said it will continue its commitment to customers by doubling the speeds on two of its most popular packages of Internet service for all customers this year. These speed increases will make multiple devices running simultaneously in the home a quicker experience. * Cox High Speed Internet Preferred level will increase… Read More →

Mighty McDowell: The rise, fall, rebirth of Scottsdale’s southern core

By Kelly Corsette,Communications and Public Affairs Director, City of Scottsdale   When Cox Communications scoured locations for its next generation high-speed Internet service, it sought a smart, hip, tech-savvy customer base. It selected a luxury apartment development rising immediately east of SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center – in the heart of Scottsdale’s McDowell Corridor.… Read More →

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale announces new board


The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale is pleased to announce the newest members to the non-profit’s Board of Governors: Lee Nickloy – APS Prescott Pohl – Snell & Wilmer Kathleen Preston – Cox Communications Ryan Rayburn – Lincoln Financial Advisors Tom Traylor – Wells Fargo “We are very thankful to have this great… Read More →

Cox Brings Gigabit Speeds to Arizona


Joined by government and community leaders at the site of the new Mark Taylor San Travesia Luxury Apartments in Scottsdale, Cox Communications President Pat Esser announced the company’s plans to roll out gigabit Internet speeds across its markets. The company will start with new residential construction projects nationwide. In Phoenix, Las Vegas and Omaha, Cox… Read More →

Arizona Gives Day Raises Amost $1.4 million

charitable trust

The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and Arizona Grantmakers Forum, along with presenting sponsor FirstBank, announced that the 2014 Arizona Gives Day, a 24-hour online initiative encouraging Arizona residents to recognize and financially support the efforts of various nonprofits, raised $1,392,292 (up from $1,019,650 last year) for the nearly 1,000 registered organizations statewide, a 36% increase.… Read More →