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About Cox Cable in Alaska

Company Name: Cox Communications (formerly known as Cox Broadcasting Corporation, Dimension Cable Services and Times-Mirror Cable)

Services: Digital cable television, broadband Internet and telephone for residential customers; business services include TV, Internet, phone and data networking

Service area: Covers nearly 20 states, including portions of the Southeastern and Southwestern U.S.

Corporate affiliation: Division of Cox Enterprises

Headquarters: Sandy Springs, Ga.

Founded: 1962

TV services from Cox Cable in AK

Cox bills itself as the nation's third-largest cable TV provider, with about 6 million customers. The following sections provide a general overview of cable packages, channel lineups, features and other details.

A reminder to shoppers in Alaska: Cox Cable is not available in all areas of the country, and channel lineups and package selection may vary by location.

TV packages

The selection, ranging from basic to advanced, includes the following:

  • Cox TV Economy - 155+ channels, highlighting family-friendly programming
  • Cox Advanced TV - 220+ channels, including commercial-free digital music
  • Cox Advanced TV Preferred - 280+ channels; features the 40-channel Variety Pak
  • Cox Advanced TV Premier - 340+ channels; features Variety Pak, Sports & Information Pak and Movie Pak
  • Cox Advanced TV Ultimate - 380+ channels; features four premium movie networks and popular TV Paks

Cox Cable TV Paks

Cox Cable in AK offers a selection of specialized channel bundles called TV Paks. Some TV Paks are included with certain packages or can be purchased separately with other packages.

The TV Pak selection includes:

  • Variety Pak - Family-friendly and lifestyle-oriented programming; 40 channels including ENCORE Family®, Nat Geo WILD, Oxygen and Sprout
  • Sports & Information Pak - Sports and news programming; 40+ channels including ESPNews, Bloomberg Television, Weatherscan and Big Ten Network
  • Sports Pak 2 - Additional sports programming; 10+ channels including World Fishing Network HD, Outside HD and MLB Network Strike Zone HD
  • Movie Pak - Programming focused on movies and specific film genres; 20+ channels including ENCORE Suspense®, ENCORE Black®, IFC, Sundance TV and FX Movie Channel

Premium networks

Programming choices with Cox Cable in Alaska include premium networks - HBO®, STARZ®, Cinemax® and SHOWTIME® - and their respective specialty channels such as STARZ EDGE® and HBO Family®.

Spanish-language programming

Choices for Spanish-language packages include El Mix, Super Mix and Paquete Latino. Cox also offers additional channels with the Latino Pak.

Personalized TV in AK: Cox Cable Contour℠

The Contour℠ feature lets users view TV on their tablet devices, recommends new shows based on their viewing habits and develops individual profiles for as many as seven people. Contour℠ service also includes a Record 6 DVR, which can record up to 6 programs at once and record up to 1,000 hours of standard-definition programs or up to 300 hours of high-definition programs.

On Demand viewing

On Demand options include movies and premium channel programming. Cox also offers free On Demand and Subscription On Demand for certain channels.

HD channels

High-definition programming is available with all packages.

Availability of Cox Cable in AK

Homeowners and business operators have many choices for TV service in AK. Cox cable may be among the options open to them, depending on their location. Consumers interested in checking the availability of Cox Cable in AK can visit the company website.

Get more information about Cox Cable in Alaska by selecting your hometown from the list of cities below:

Delta JunctionEagle RiverEielson AFBElmendorf AFB
KetchikanKodiakKotzebueMc Grath
MetlakatlaNomeNorth PolePalmer
Thorne BayTokValdezWasilla

How Does Cox Cable in AK Rate Against Competitors?

Consumers looking to make an informed decision should compare Cox cable Alaska with other options, including DIRECTV, before making a purchase. To learn about satellite TV service in your area, call the number on your screen.

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Data updated 2015-09-15. Data collected from