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Cox Communications president announces $60M broadband investment in Santa Barbara

By   /  Monday, July 11th, 2022  /  Latest news, Regions, Santa Barbara County, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Cox Communications president announces $60M broadband investment in Santa Barbara

Cox Communications, the largest private broadband company in the United States, announced July 11 that it will invest at least $60 million over the next three years to deliver multi-gigabit internet service in the Santa Barbara South Coast community. Mark Greatrex, the president of Cox, told the Business Times the Santa Barbara area is a Read More →

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Comcast, Time-Warner’s $45B deal falls through

By   /  Friday, April 24th, 2015  /  Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Comcast, Time-Warner’s $45B deal falls through

Comcast has dropped its $45 billion bid to acquire Time-Warner Cable. The deal would have more than doubled Comcast’s market share in California and created a Comcast-Cox duopoloy among tri-county cable providers. However, in a statement released today, Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts said the deal was structured so that both companies could walk Read More →

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Cox kills wireless service

By   /  Wednesday, November 16th, 2011  /  Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on Cox kills wireless service

Barely a month after rolling out 3G wireless phone service in Santa Barbara, Cox Communications cut off the offering effective today. Faster competitors and a lack of the iPhone doomed the plan, the company said. A local spokeswoman said that though the rollout in Santa Barbara was going well, a nationwide order to halt the Read More →

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Cox wireless debuts

By   /  Monday, September 19th, 2011  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Cox wireless debuts

Atlanta-based Cox Communications has rolled out wireless service in Santa Barbara. Cox, which has a cable monopoly in the city, announced earlier this year that it planned to bundle in mobile phone services with its Internet, telephone and cable services for an all-in-one bundle. It is buying airtime from Sprint at wholesale prices to resell Read More →

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Cox rolls out wireless phone service bundles

By   /  Friday, July 15th, 2011  /  Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Cox rolls out wireless phone service bundles

Cox Communications is rolling out wireless phone service in the Santa Barbara area by year’s end.

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Cable wars put Central Coast in play

By   /  Friday, May 6th, 2011  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Cable wars put Central Coast in play

Consolidation appears to be on the way for the Central Coast’s Balkanized lineup of telecom providers. But precisely how the lineup will look if and when Charter Communications unloads its North Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties holdings is hard to say. In a report that remains to be fully confirmed, Bloomberg News reported Read More →