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Want details on Cox Communications’ offerings? Our 2024 guide helps break down the best Cox options for you

We've researched all of Cox Communication's plans and packages so you don't have to.

What services does Cox provide?

Cox Communications offers cable internet and TV service in 18 states.

Cox internet is the only Cox service that we’d recommend as a standalone product, since its cable TV and home phone services are just average. Cox does have solid mobile phone plans, but they can only be bundled with Cox internet.

Our guide to Cox gives an honest overview of the many services Cox offers, so you can be well-informed before you take the leap and sign up.

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Cox cable TV and internet offers a handful of deals

Cox usually offers discounts for seniors and low-income families, as well as bundle discounts.

For the most up-to-date promotions and deals, visit our Cox Deals and Promotions page. Or, get an overview of what other ISPs are offering up on our best internet deals guide.

Cox internet plans are reasonably priced for the speeds you get

Package Price Download speeds up to Upload speeds
Go Fast (no contract) $49.99/mo. * 100 Mbps 5 Mbps
Go Faster $69.99/mo.* 250 Mbps Up to 10 Mbps
Go Even Faster $89.99/mo.† 500 Mbps 10 Mbps
Go Super Fast $109.99/mo.‡ 1,000 Mbps 35 Mbps
Go Beyond Fast $149.99/mo.* 2,000 Mbps 100 Mbps

*No annual contract or cancellation fees.
†For 12 mos. No annual contract.
For 12 mos. w/ 1-yr. term agreement.
Data effective as of post date. Offers and availability may vary by location and are subject to change.

Cox’s starting package, Go Fast, is a solid entry-level internet plan. For $49.99 a month (the average price for internet in the U.S.), Go Fast comes with 100 Mbps download speeds (our recommended internet speed for most folks). Cox’s internet plans go all the way up to 2,000 Mbps, offering a wide variety of internet speeds for any type of internet user.

We’ll say this, though: Competitors like Xfinity and Spectrum offer similar plans that are often cheaper than Cox internet, so sniff around a bit before you commit to Cox.

Cox also offers business internet plans—if that’s what you’re looking for, contact Cox directly.

Interested in Cox internet? For more details, check out our full review of Cox’s internet packages.

Cox cable TV plans are pricy

Package Price‡ Channel count
Contour TV Starter $61.00/mo. 75+
Contour TV Preferred $115.00/mo. 140+
Contour TV Ultimate $152.00/mo. 250+

‡ 1 Year Term Agreement. Data effective as of post date. Offers and availability may vary by location and are subject to change.

Cox offers three cable TV plans that aren’t great unless you splurge for the Contour TV Ultimate plan, which includes add-ons like Max and Paramount+ with SHOWTIME.

Cox channel lineups look good on paper (250 is a lot of channels), but unfortunately, those numbers are bloated with music and shopping channels. For that reason, along with their sky-high prices, we don’t recommend Cox TV plans.

For more details on the nitty-gritty of Cox cable TV, check out our complete review of Cox TV service.

Cox home phone is an OK add-on

Package Price Calling allowance
Voice Preferred $20.00/mo. Unlimited calls to U.S., Canada, and Mexico View Plan

Data as of post date. Offers and availability may vary by location and are subject to change.

Home phone service isn’t for everyone anymore. But for those who still want the security of a landline, Cox offers an OK home phone package.

For $20 per month (sorry, no bundle discounts for home phone), you can get unlimited calling throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico with Cox’s Voice Preferred plan.

For customers looking to call domestically, it’s not a bad price. But for those who need international service, look elsewhere.

Cox mobile plans are a great option for Cox internet customers

Package Price (1 line) Data allowance
Pay as You Gig $15.00/GB 1 GB
Gig Unlimited $45.00/mo. 20 GB, then speeds reduce

Data as of post date. Offers and availability may vary by location and are subject to change.

Cox offers two mobile plans: one pay-as-you-go and the other with unlimited data. Cox Mobile uses the Verizon cell network, so these plans offer great nationwide coverage. Plus, both plans offer unlimited talk and text in the United States.

The caveat is that you must have Cox Internet to be eligible to sign up for Cox Mobile. Cox TV customers—if that’s the only Cox service you have—don’t make the cut.

Is Cox Communications worth it?

Cox Internet is the only Cox service we’d recommend on its own, with solid prices and speeds that go up to a whopping 2 Gigs. Add on one of the reasonably priced Cox Mobile plans, and you’ve got yourself a great internet-wireless bundle.

Cox’s other offerings leave something to be desired. Cox cable TV service is too expensive for the channels they offer, and their home phone service is just middle-of-the-road.

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Cox Communications FAQ

What company owns Cox Communications?

Cox Communications is owned by Cox Enterprises and has been around for nearly 60 years.

What does Cox Communications do?

Cox Communications offers cable TV, internet, home phone, and mobile phone plans. Cox services are available across 18 US states.

Why is my Cox bill so much?

Cox is one of the pricier cable TV providers out there.

One way you can lower your Cox bill is by downgrading your current Cox cable TV or internet plan. You can also contact Cox customer service to see if they’re open to negotiation, or threaten to switch to another provider.

If you’re going to quote offers from other competitors, it’s good to have those on hand, too. Inquire about current Cox deals and promotions and how those may apply to your plan, or find out if your history of on-time payments can work in your favor.

Does Cox give any discounts?

Cox offers a $15 monthly discount when you bundle one of their mobile plans with Cox internet. Learn more about other Cox Communications discounts and deals here.

Why you should trust us

We tested Cox internet and TV for nine months and then compared the cable provider to its major competitors. We dug deep on internet speeds, channel counts, equipment, and pricing, among other things.

To learn more about our research and testing, check out our How We Rank page.

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