Cox launches gigabit service in San Diego

Cox Communications said it is launching its gigabit Internet service for residential customers in San Diego.

Marketed under the brand name “G1GABLASTSM,” Cox will offer speeds 100 times faster than the average Internet speed in the US today.

In addition to the Pinnacle, Cox´s initial launch of G1GABLAST will include some new single-family home communities in Escondido and north San Diego.

ox has been deploying gigabit speeds to businesses for more than a decade, and has committed to offering residential gigabit speeds in all of its markets by the end of 2016. The company has already launched G1GABLAST service in parts of Irvine, Calif., Phoenix, Las Vegas, New Orleans and Baton Rouge, La., and Omaha, Neb.

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest US cable TV company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses.