Cox internet plans and pricing
*For 12 mos. w/ 1-yr. term agrmt.
**Same price for 3 yrs.
Data effective as of post date. Offers and availability may vary by location and are subject to change.
That’s quite the range of cable-internet speeds: 25 Mbps is a decent speed for DSL internet, while 940 Mbps is almost as fast as fiber.
But one fiber feature that cable can’t yet match is up/down parity, meaning that cable’s download and upload speeds aren’t equal, where fiber’s are. If you’re running a home business or uploading your weekly fly-fishing podcast, maybe look around for a fiber internet provider.
The new Cox StraightUp Internet plan offers the straightforwardness we wish all internet plans would. You get the same price for three years, and you pay month-by-month, so you’re free to ditch Cox if the mood ever strikes you.
Normally, Cox charges $12.99 per month for its fancy Panoramic WiFi Gateway—but the StraightUp plan includes a less fancy, refurbished modem router instead.
We don’t love the 25 Mbps download speed on StraightUp Internet, since those speeds will probably cause trouble if you watch Netflix or hold online video calls. But those speeds are fast enough if you’re the only one at home and don’t stream TV regularly.
*For 12 mos. w/ 1-yr. term agrmt. Data effective as post date. Offers and availability may vary by location and are subject to change.
Cox Internet Gigablast + Contour TV Preferred offers cranked up download speeds and tons of channels for $189.99 a month. If you have a high-bandwidth household, it might be worth the splurge.
Unfortunately, aside from giving you one convenient bill and live TV, Cox internet and TV bundles don’t deliver much value. We recommend going with a standalone Cox internet plan.
For low-income families, Cox offers a special internet deal: Cox Connect2Compete. This deal costs only $9.95 per month, comes with download speeds up to 25 Mbps, and includes free home Wi-Fi.
To qualify for Cox Connect2Compete, you’ll need to be enrolled in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or Public Housing (HUD).
If this Cox internet deal sounds like the right one for you, you can apply on Cox’s Connect2Compete webpage.