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  • Cox And Its Board Member Tripp Rackley Launch $250M Fund To Build And Back Startups

    Cox And Its Board Member Tripp Rackley Launch $250M Fund To Build And Back Startups

    Cox Enterprises is perhaps best known for its holdings in areas thought of as “old media” — radio and TV stations and newspapers at Cox Media; cable and telephone services at Cox Communications — but today it made a move to tap into the rise of disruptive technology and startup culture. It’s launching a $250 million fund, which will be led by board member and… Read More

  • TiVo Premiere To Feature Cox's "Vast" VOD Library

    TiVo Premiere To Feature Cox's "Vast" VOD Library


    Good news for those of you in Cox-served areas of the country: TiVo is working with Cox to provide Cox’s VOD service via your TiVo Premiere box. This will be the first cable VOD available on a retail DVR, so feel privileged! It’ll be available “early next year,” and (presumably starting then) Cox will be promoting TiVo Premiere boxes and providing free installation. Read More

  • Scripps Buys 65% Stake In Travel Channel, Sets Up Joint Venture With Cox

    Scripps Buys 65% Stake In Travel Channel, Sets Up Joint Venture With Cox

    Scripps Networks Interactive, owner and operator of the Food Network and HGTV lifestyle television networks, is to acquire a controlling interest of 65% in the Travel Channel at a $975 million valuation and enter into a joint venture with current owner Cox Communications. The network, which will be controlled by Scripps, was put up for auction last Summer and attracted interest from other… Read More

  • Good news? Cox Communications to become a wireless (read: cellphone) provider next year

    Good news? Cox Communications to become a wireless (read: cellphone) provider next year

    We’ll soon have another wireless provider to be annoyed with. Cox Communications—yes, the cable company—plans to enter the wireless game next year piggybacking on on Sprint’s network; it will launch its own 3G network, sans Sprint, before the end of 2009. (It’s also moving toward its own 4G, using LTE, network, but that’s a further out.) Cox is moving into… Read More

  • TiVo to Rock Out With Its Cox Out

    TiVo to Rock Out With Its Cox Out

    Cox Cable subscribers can unclench their PVR muscles because TiVo is coming to their cable boxes in the form of a PVR software update that is completely seamless and will not require a hardware install or any trucks to roll. Very sneaky. This is a subscription service, but it looks like it’s not going to break the bank and its completely voluntary. It should be available in the first half… Read More