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Cincinnati Bell

Cincinnati Bell

cincinnati bellWith headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) provides integrated communications solutions—including local and long distance voice, data, high-speed Internet, entertainment, and wireless services—that keep residential and business customers in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana connected with each other and with the world. In addition, enterprise customers across the United States rely on CBTS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell Inc. CBTS combines the data networking capabilities of Cincinnati Bell with next-generation managed services that provide companies with flexible solutions for end-to-end IT deployment.

Cincinnati Bell has a history of innovation and success, including:

  • 1992 First in the nation to deploy SONET ring technology
  • 1994 First in the nation to deploy Metro Ethernet services
  • 1997 First ADSL installation in North America
  • 2002 Early IP telephony adopter
  • 2008 First wireless carrier to offer a Smart Phone Family Plan
  • 2008 Virtual data center is born
  • 2010 Cincinnati Bell Fioptics product suite reaches 25,000 customer milestone
  • 2013 Leader in data center business
  • 2013 Record-high Fioptics activations
  • 2014 Introduced Cyber Security practice
  • 2014 Expands availability of Fioptics Gigabit Internet speed offering

The explosive growth of consumer and business IP traffic has driven Cincinnati Bell to make significant investments in Fiber. The company has:

  • Deployed fiber since 1984 for enterprise customers and network backbone 
  • Invested $270 million in fiber deployments and network infrastructure in 2010-2013
  • More than 7,000 businesses and 276,000 households passed with fiber
  • 300,000 consumers that qualify for 30Mbps to 1GB speeds

Cincinnati Bell is also committed to being a good corporate citizen. By partnering with organizations, non-profits, schools, universities and other businesses, support is given to the communities where customers and employees live and work. The company works with Taft Information Technology High School and with the University of Cincinnati to strengthening education through technology and keep top IT talent in the region. Cincinnati Bell has also developed strategic partnerships with The Brandery and Cintrifuse to support entrepreneurs and help drive innovation and growth for the region through technology.

After more than 140 years, Cincinnati Bell continues to be uniquely positioned to deliver the solutions that enrich the lives of people and businesses in and around Greater Cincinnati.


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