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Cox Connect2Compete

Affordable home internet

Home internet is now an essential tool for today’s education. Through Connect2Compete, Cox opens a world of opportunity for families by providing low-cost, home internet with wifi—for only $995* per month.

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Connect2Compete Qualifications

Ready to Get Started?

To qualify for the Cox Connect2Compete affordable internet program, your household must have at least one K-12 student and participate in a government assistance program.* Applicants may need to provide documentation for eligibility.  The application process includes a few simple steps:

1. We will confirm that you have not subscribed to Cox High Speed Internet service in the last 90 days and have no outstanding Cox bills or unreturned equipment.

2. Once approved, you can choose between self-installation or in-person setup.

3. For in-person setup, a Cox representative will schedule a home visit to install any necessary outlets, setup your WiFi modem and activate internet access.

Internet & WiFi for Eligible Families

Our commitment

Access to technology at home is critical to the quality of a student’s education, yet many students in America lack internet access. That’s why we’re working to provide opportunities for families and students by offering low-cost internet to qualified households with the Cox Connect2Compete program.

1/3 of households with children ages 6 to 17 do not have a high-speed internet


of households with children ages 6 to 17 do not have a high-speed internet connection at home.

Teens cannot complete homework


of teens are often unable to complete homework assignments due to unreliable computer or internet access.

Low-cost internet service at home helps children


of Cox Connect2Compete enrolled parents agree low-cost internet service at home gives children a leg up for high school graduation.

Connect2Complete improves communication with school.


of parents enrolled in Cox Connect2Compete reported that internet has improved their communication with their child’s school.

Connect2Compete application

Take the first step

Connect2Compete Step 1: Check Eligibility

Check eligibility

Connect2Compete Step 2: Start Application

Start application

Connect2Compete Step 3: Get Connected

Get connected

Ready to see if you qualify for Cox Connect2Compete services?  

Get started

See if you qualify for Cox Connect2Compete.

Connect2Compete program toolkits

Program toolkits

Take action, spread the word, and help families connect.

Connect2Compete Digital Academy

Digital Academy

Internet tools and resources for the whole family.

*Restrictions apply. Families with K-12 children who are eligible for the National School Lunch Program, SNAP, and/or TANF; who receive Tenant-Based Vouchers, Project-Based Vouchers or Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); and/or who live in Public Housing, are eligible for Cox’s Connect2Compete discounted Internet service offer. Not available in all areas. “No annual contract” means no specific term period requirement and no early termination fees. All Cox services are provided subject to end-user service agreements (including mandatory arbitration provisions) and other policies, which may be found at www.cox.com/aboutus/policies.html. Offer is available to qualifying new residential Cox Internet customers in Cox service areas who meet eligibility criteria. $9.95/month includes Connect2Compete Internet service (up to 15 Mbps download speeds) on a single outlet. One WiFi modem included with initial activation (may include refurbished wireless gateway). Additional equipment is extra.  Advertised program pricing available while eligibility criteria are met. Includes WiFi network access at multiple locations across the country. See www.cox.com/hotspots for available coverage areas and hotspots. No installation charge for standard install on one prewired outlet. Additional installation, applicable taxes, and other fees are extra. Actual Internet speeds vary and are not guaranteed. See www.cox.com/internetdisclosures for complete Cox Internet Disclosures. Then-current Internet service and modem lease rates will apply when program eligibility requirements are no longer met. Offer, prices and eligibility requirements are subject to change. Offer and eligibility are also subject to Connect2Compete program terms and conditions. Call 1-855-222-3252 for restrictions and complete details, or visit Cox.com/C2C. Connect2Compete is a program to provide home Internet service for families. It is not a school program, and is not endorsed or required by your school. Your school is not responsible for Connect2Compete accounts. No school funds were used for this notice.