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Cox Communications says it’s doubling Internet speeds for about 75 percent of customers across Louisiana this week.

On Tuesday, the changes went into effect in New Orleans. Wednesday they will be rolled out to Baton Rouge and Acadiana.

A company spokesperson tells Times Picayune the higher speeds will not come with a higher bill. Prices for service will stay the same.

Cox Enterprises and the James M. Cox Foundation say they will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross to help in relief efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Isaac.

Cox Enterprises' cable television subsidiary, Cox Communications, is a major provider of service in south Louisiana.