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Cox brings 1 Gbps broadband to Irvine, Calif.

Cox Communications is enabling Park Place Apartment Homes in Irvine, Calif., to add 1 Gbps services to its list of amenities, making its residents the first in the cable MSO's Southern California market to get access to gigabit broadband services.

Cox initiates major Wi-Fi deployment in Phoenix

The city of Phoenix, Ariz., has announced the deployment of 500 Cox Communications Wi-Fi hotspots. Cox, which has already conducted a significant rollout of high-speed residential Internet service in the Valley of the Sun, plans to have 1,200 hotspots deployed in the Phoenix area by the end of 2014.

AT&T accuses Cox of making 'billions' off infringed patents

AT&T is suing Cox Communications, claiming the cable operator has infringed on a wide range of patents covering technologies relating to everything from digital video recorders to IP voice service to broadband.

Iliad in talks with private equity firms on T-Mobile US offer

Iliad is continuing to explore different ways of improving its bid for T-Mobile US, with latest reports saying the France-based company is now in talks with private equity companies on a possible collaboration.

Are cable operators making fiber-fueled over-promises based on DOCSIS 3.0?

Suddenlink recently raised the eyebrows of cable tech heads when it announced plans to spend $250 million to deploy 1 Gbps downstream services to all of its 16-state footprint, with half of the deployment occurring before the end of 2016.

Cox's Esser not interested in T-Mobile buy or going public

Cox Communications is not interested in joining France's Iliad and buying T-Mobile. Ditto on merging with a pay-TV rival and going public.

Report: France's Iliad talking to Dish, Cox, Charter to help sweeten T-Mobile bid

Suspecting that Deutsche Telekom will reject its $15 billion offer for T-Mobile US, French telecom company Iliad is reportedly in talks with U.S. pay-TV companies about a sweetened joint bid.

Shifting consumer behavior driving personalization of pay-TV content

Consumers are behaving differently than in past years, as more content is viewed by more people over more devices. That shifting behavior is presenting some tricky challenges for cable's ecosystem. It's also presenting some appealing opportunities, according to panelists at the Meet the New Consumer Behavior panel at The Cable Show.

Cox takes on AT&T and Google Fiber in 1 Gbps fiber race

Cox Communications has become the latest service provider to announce an intention to launch a 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service, a move that will challenge both AT&T and Google Fiber, reports  Bloomberg.

Time Warner Cable ready to offer up Fan TV

About a year after its launch, Fan TV has snared a big cable operator to push out its live TV and streaming content service--at least for the time being. Time Warner Cable said that it will launch Fan TV to its video subscribers starting in the second quarter of this year. As with all things TWC, however, that could be subject to change if and when Comcast acquires the nation's second biggest MSO for $45.2 billion.