Cox Adds High-Speed Audio

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Cox Communications Inc. is testing Audible Inc.'s high-speed audio service
for its cable-modem platform.

In several test markets, Cox modem subscribers will be offered a free trial
of the Audible service.

Audible houses 6,000 audio books, along with newspapers, magazines, radio
programs and original shows. Consumers can download content, such as newspaper
stories or radio programs, then transfer the content to portable or other

'Downloading content from Audible is a way we can showcase the speed and
convenience of our broadband network,' said David Pugliese, vice president,
product and marketing management at Cox, in a prepared