Cincinnati Bell may be smaller than its larger ILEC counterparts like AT&T, but it is currently in the midst of its own transition from another voice-centric telco to one that sells more consumer and business-based broadband services.
Cincinnati Bell has realigned its business services unit by combining its CBTS cloud services division with Cincinnati Bell Business Markets into one common division.
Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics service portfolio remains the revenue catalyst in the telco's wireline portfolio, rising 50 percent year-over-year in the second quarter to $24 million.
Cincinnati Bell is taking careful steps in building its Fioptics network, its president and CEO said, setting a modest goal of 15 percent penetration within six months of building into a new neighborhood.
Cincinnati Bell reported that its Fioptics fiber to the premises service revenue rose 52 percent year-over-year in Q1 2013 to $22 million, helping to partially offset the ongoing impact of voice line losses.
How different are broadband subscription prices among U.S. wireline providers? With the continuing competitive challenges brought by cable operators, a key metric of choice among telcos like AT&T, CenturyLink, Verizon and other independent incumbents is in how they price their services. (Image source: iStockPhoto)
Cincinnati Bell reported on Wednesday that wireline revenues were flat year-over-year at $182 million compared to Q4 2011 as its next-gen Fioptics, strategic business data and VoIP continued grow amidst legacy voice service losses.
CyrusOne on Wednesday said the first phase of the buildout of its 1 million square foot Phoenix Data Center is up and running, with over 36,000 square feet of space already being used by customers.
HTC unveiled its long-rumored new flagship Android smartphone, the HTC One, as it mounts a comeback based on a new user interface, a news hub for the home screen and enhanced camera and sound capabilities. AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile USA will be among the company's U.S. carrier partners, but Verizon Wireless is noticeably absent.
CARFAX, a company that provides background information about vehicles for potential buyers, announced Thursday that it has chosen a data center owned by Cincinnati Bell's CyrusOne to store the company's 11 billion vehicle history records.