(ATLANTA) - Cox Communications announced today the widespread deployment of PowerBoost™, a new technology that gives customers an added burst of speed when downloading large files. This enhanced feature is available in Cox markets today.
Customers who have Cox's Preferred or Premier High Speed Internet services now experience even greater speeds when downloading large files, thanks to the addition of PowerBoost™. This intelligent speed enhancement technology uses additional capacity on Cox's local fiber-hybrid network to automatically give customers a burst of speed above and beyond what they used to experience for faster file downloads. The PowerBoost™ feature is free for all Preferred and Premier package customers.
"Launching PowerBoost™ reaffirms our commitment to being a friend to our customers in the digital age. We're giving our customers the ability to tap into our powerful hybrid-fiber network and put it to work for them when they need it most." stated Steve Gorman, vice president of Marketing for Cox High Speed Internet. "Customers choose our broadband service because it offers the best combination of speed and features for their money, and this enhancement gives them even more of what they've come to expect from Cox."
PowerBoost offers a short burst of additional speed when downloading large files, such as movies, pictures or music. PowerBoost technology automatically detects when a customer begins a large file download, regardless of file type, and jumpstarts the download with a burst of speed, when extra network capacity is available. Speeds will be boosted up to 29% for Preferred customers and up to 25% for Premier customers.
About Cox Communications:
Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company with more than 6 million total residential and commercial customers. The third-largest cable television company in the U.S., Cox offers an array of advanced digital video, high-speed Internet and telephony services over its own nationwide IP network, as well as integrated wireless services in partnership with Sprint (NYSE: S). Cox Business Services is a full-service, facilities-based provider of communications solutions for commercial customers, providing high-speed Internet, voice and long distance services, as well as data and video transport services for small to large-sized businesses. Cox Media offers national and local cable advertising in traditional spot and new media formats, along with promotional opportunities and production services. More information about the services of Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com, www.coxbusiness.com, and www.coxmedia.com.