In a recent announcement, Cox Communications confirmed the launch of their Gigabit internet service that is mainly focused on residential subscribers. This amazing internet service, which guarantees a hundred times faster internet than the normal internet in the US, is marketed under the brand name “G1GABLASTSM”. The announcement was made by Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell and Cox executives at the Vue Luxury Apartments, along with the introduction of the service in Wichita region.
Mayor Jeff Longwell said, “This is an important development for Wichita, adding another quality of life factor that will help lure more businesses, families and young people to our community.” Representatives from Cox also said that they are determined to bring this residential Gigabit service to all Cox locations in the country. Cox has already provided the service in 12 states and it is rumored that these states will receive the high-speed Gigabit service by the end of the year.
“We are excited to deliver the choice of gigabit speeds to our customers, Coupled with our 1,200 employees in Kansas and more than 24,000 nationwide, our latest investments and the deployment of the fastest speeds available are powering economic growth and development for businesses and residents of the communities we serve,” said Cox Communications President, Pat Esser.
Cox claims that the service will offer a speed of 100 Mbps, and would include one terabyte of cloud storage, Cox Security Suite and Family Protection, brand new Wi-Fi router, and 10 e-mail boxes with 15 Gigabyte storage space. Cox is also planning to demonstrate the product at community events and at their retail stores as a plan of their marketing strategy. In addition to that, advertising through social media, outdoor advertising, and many more marketing strategies will be implemented.
Kansas Market Vice President Coleen Jennison said, “Cox has always had an evolving and dynamic plan to continue to advance our services to meet the growing demands of our customers, by bringing gigabit internet speeds to the market, Cox is once again ensuring our technology readiness long into the future.”
Apart from increasing the internet speed for their residential customers, Cox Communications has also significantly increased their internet speed to all their packages. Cox targets to achieve 300 Mbps speed in its ultimate package and 150 Mbps speed in premium package by the end of 2016.