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Cox Gigablast Speed
How fast is 1 gigabit internet?
Cox's 1 gigabit internet speed (1 Gbps) delivers 1000 megabits per second (Mbps) of broadband internet. When you have a gigabit connection you can download a video game in less than a minute, 100 albums within 44 seconds and start a video chat with 10 people in 16 seconds. It's Cox's fastest Internet service, making Cox Gigablast built for speed.
1 video game
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Cox Gigablast FAQs
Gigabit internet means that 1,000,000,000 bits of data is transferred through fiber optic cables in one second. Cox Gigablast (1 gigabit internet) is roughly 85x faster than average DSL speeds. Note: Speed comparison based on maximum download speed of Cox Gigablast service (1 Gbps) vs. average DSL speed of major U.S. DSL providers (< 11 Mbps) per 2016 Measuring Broadband America – Fixed Broadband Report.
To make the switch to gigabit, you'll need a gigabit Ethernet cable and gigabit router. If you are a Panoramic WiFi customer, we will provide these devices combined into a single, sleek, high-performance unit. Once we set you up, you'll have access to the best speeds possible, both when you're plugged in or wirelessly connected. You can also bring your own modem or router, purchase one from us, or rent a Panoramic unit from Cox.
Confused over gigabits and megabits? If your current internet speed is 10 Mbps (megabits per second), Cox Gigablast offers up to 100 times that (1 Gbps). With all those extra megabits, you can download a video game in less than a minute, download 100 albums in 44 seconds, or download 121 tv episodes in 60 minutes.
Offers expire 12/03/18 and are available to residential customers in Cox service areas. Prices exclude taxes, surcharges and other fees. Other conditions apply.
Available in select Cox service areas. Gigablast customers who signed up for service prior to 9/26/2017 are provided with an Unlimited Data Plan at no charge. Speed comparison based on maximum download speed of Cox Gigablast service (1 Gbps) vs. average DSL speed of major U.S. DSL providers (< 11 Mbps) per 2016 Measuring Broadband America – Fixed Broadband Report. Actual speeds may vary. Other restrictions may apply. See cox.com for more information.
Internet service details. See important information in the Residential Customer Service Agreement for full coverage details. See Annual Notice information for related information and your privacy rights as a Cox customer. For all Cox Communication policies regarding our services and business practices visit www.cox.com/aboutus/policies.html.
All Cox Internet plans include 1 TB (1024 GB) per month of data usage. Unlimited and 500 GB Additional Data Plans can be added for an additional monthly charge. Data usage in excess of plan may result in a $10 charge for up to 50 GB of additional data and for each additional 50 GB block, except for Unlimited Data Plan subscribers. Unused data does not roll over. See also Speeds and Data Plans Information for High Speed Internet Service in your area for details. See cox.com/datausage for complete data usage details. Prices, and/or when applicable, contracts, may differ from those presented here as a result of existing customer pricing, customer's specific service address, and/or contract related updates. Installation fees may apply. Other restrictions may apply.