Cox Showcases Gigabit, Smart Home

Cox Communications and Warmington Residential are showcasing digital living, using gigabit Internet service at the Canopy at Esencia ...

Cox Business has made a couple of big wins with major venues in Las Vegas.
Cox Business has made a couple of big wins with major venues in Las Vegas.

Cox Communications and Warmington Residential are showcasing digital living, using gigabit Internet service at the Canopy at Esencia neighborhood in Rancho Mission Viejo, CA. Esencia is a master-planned residential community in Orange County completely wired with fiber-optic technology, and every homeowner has the opportunity to access Cox' G1GABLAST residential gigabit internet service. The three-story, 2,800-square-foot Warmington model home will be open to the public Oct. 1-2.

"The home of the future will have an increasing number of WiFi-enabled devices, and it will become imperative for everyone in the household to experience the same level of connectivity, whether it's the teen gaming in the family room or the work-from-home professional sending or downloading large digital files to colleagues across the world," said Sam Attisha, Cox' senior vice president and region manager for California. "Our event today brings together the most innovative, interactive products and services, such as virtual reality and telehealth, with online celebrities, innovators and businesses, to show the importance of reliable, gig-speed Internet."

Interactive demonstrations requiring heavy bandwidth include:

  • Podcasting
  • Live gaming
  • WiFi cooking and broadcasting on Facebook Live
  • Music lessons streamed live
  • Virtual reality instruction
  • Distance learning technology
  • Telehealth sessions
  • WiFi devices such as laptops, tablets, smart TVs, smartphones, WiFi pet feeder and gaming systems
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