Cox Wireless: The Starting Lineup

12:00 AM -- Here's a glance at the products and packages that will grace Cox's foray into wireless. (See Cox Wireless Is Go for Launch.)

  • High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) (Taiwan: 2498) Desire: Android smartphone with WiFi and HTC Sense interface.
  • Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT) Milestone: Android phone with WiFi, QWERTY slider keyboard, 5 megapixel camera.
  • LG Electronics Inc. (London: LGLD; Korea: 6657.KS) Axis: Android phone with slide-out keyboard, WiFi, and 3-megapixel camera.
  • HTC Hero: Android phone with WiFi and 3.2-inch touchscreen.
  • HTC Wildfire: Android phone with WiFi and "app-sharing" widget.
  • Samsung Corp. Messenger Touch: BREW-enabled phone with keypad, and 100 megabytes of storage.
  • Samsung Profile: BREW phone with QWERTY keyboard.
  • Cox U210 "On-The-Go 3G modem made by Franklin Wireless Corp.

Others in the arsenal include the Samsung Finesse, Samsung MyShot II, and the Kyocera Corp. (NYSE: KYO) Laylo and Tomo.

Table 1: Individual Monthly Rate Plans
Starter $39.99/month for 450 minutes
Essential $59.99/month for 800 minutes
Preferred $69.99/month for unlimited talk
Premier $99.99/month for unlimited talk, text, and Web
Source: Cox

Table 2: Family Plans (includes two lines)
Starter $69.99/month for 800 minutes
Essential $89.99/month for 1,400 minutes
Preferred $109.99/month for 2,100 minutes
Premier $119.99/month for unlimited talk with two lines
Source: Cox

— Jeff Baumgartner, Site Editor, Light Reading Cable

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