Cox Launches 1-Gig in Middle Georgia

Cox Communications has extended the reach of “G1GABLAST,” its residential 1-Gig broadband service, to parts of Middle Georgia, along with some speed upgrades of its existing high-speed Internet tiers.

Cox announced the launch earlier this week at the Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce in Warner Robins, near Tiffany Kensington, the first neighborhood in the state to get the new, faster service from the MSO. The operator has also introduced gigabit Internet service in other nearby areas, including South Bend in Bonaire.

Cox, which will use a mix of FTTP and DOCSIS 3.1 technologies as part of a plan to offer 1-Gig residential service in all markets by the end of this year, has already launched G1GABLAST in parts of the Phoenix; Orange County and San Diego; Hampton  Roads, Va.; Northwest Arkansas; Wichita, Kan.; Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Okla.;  Las Vegas; Rhode Island; Baton Rouge; and Omaha. 

In Middle Georgia, Cox also bumped the speeds offered on its Premiere and Ultimate high speed Internet packages -- Ultimate download speeds will rise from 200 Mbps to 300 Mbps; while Premiere will rise from 100 Mbps to 150 Mbps.