Cox Hangs Up on Wireless

November 2011
Multichannel News;11/21/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 44, p3
The article reports on the end of the wireless business of Atlanta, Georgia-based cable operator Cox Communications Inc. It notes that the decision of the company to stop selling its third-generation wireless service is due to the lack of wireless scale needed to compete in the marketplace. Also, the company determines that the acceleration of competitive fourth-generation networks and the inability to access iconic wireless devices are the reasons of the end of service.


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