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Cox quietly challenges Comcast, Amazon and others with flarePlay gaming subscription service

Cox Communications, the nation's sixth largest pay-TV operator, quietly entered the video game space last year with its flarePlay video game subscription package. The offering is notable considering Comcast recently made a noisy-- albeit poorly received-- splash into the streaming video game business with its Xfinity Games service, which offers users access to a handful of EA games.

Comcast X1 at 3 years: Painfully slow rollout belies platform's potential to keep cable in the video business

Matthew Strauss describes the creation of company's X1 platform as a "big moment" for Comcast. He said the X1 takes "all the learnings we had from mobile and all the learnings we had from on-demand, and brings it back to the television."

Cox lays challenge to AT&T's U-verse empire with 1 Gig rollout in Louisiana

Cox Communications is gearing up to bring its 1 Gbps G1GABLAST service to residential customers in Louisiana, setting another competitive challenge to AT&T, which has yet to target the state with its own FTTH service.

EATEL challenges Cox with 1 Gbps FTTH launch in Louisiana parishes

EATEL is leveraging its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network to deliver a 1 Gbps service to residential customers in Louisiana's Ascension and Livingston Parishes, a move that's set on challenging local cable incumbent Cox Communications.

Cox bumps sales and marketing chief Greatrex to executive VP role

In a move it says underscores the value of data-driven marketing and sales, Cox Communications has promoted its sales and marketing chief, Mark Greatrex, to executive VP.

Cox integrates VOD services into TiVo retail set-tops

With a partnership between the two companies announced years ago finally bearing fruit, Cox Communications has confirmed that it will enable its VOD services to work in TiVo digital video recorders purchased by its customers at retail.

Cox ups patent battle with AT&T, claims three infringements

A patent battle between Cox Communications and AT&T has escalated, with the cable company this time suing the wireless giant for alleged infringement of three registered patents.

Cable's new cloud-based reality laid bare at NAB: We don't need no stinkin' certification lab

Cisco's Conrad Clemson says he gets a familiar reaction from his cable-industry clients when he tells them he's about to execute one of his favorite technological principles, "destructive testing." "They always go, 'Why would you do that?'" The answer: You can't fix things until you know how they break.

Repercussions: DirecTV, Cox, Comcast work on responses to HBO Now

HBO stirred a hornet's nest with its announced plan to offer its standalone HBO Now service exclusively on Apple TV.

Cox raises rates by 4% starting in March

Cox Communications has become the latest major pay-TV operator to raise consumer prices, upping monthly subscriber fees by $1 to $6, depending on the service package.