Cincinnati Bell

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Cincinnati Bell quits wireless business, will sell spectrum to Verizon for $210M

Verizon Wireless will buy Cincinnati Bell's wireless spectrum in a deal valued at $210 million, effectively ending the regional carrier's wireless operations. According to Strategy Analytics, Cincinnati Bell is the nation's ninth largest wireless carrier.

AT&T's takeover of Leap leaves U.S. Cellular, other regional carriers with uncertain future

AT&T is poised to complete its acquisition of Cricket provider Leap Wireless and Leap's 4.57 million customers. The transaction is the latest in a long line of consolidation in the wireless industry that has removed players ranging from MetroPCS to Clearwire to Alltel.

Cincinnati community group vies for Google Fiber

Cincinnati is the latest city to lobby Google Fiber to be the next destination for its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service, reports  WLWT News 5.

Cincinnati Bell's aggressive fiber rollout stems its legacy revenue bleeding, but competitors loom large

Cincinnati Bell may be much smaller than its larger ILEC brothers AT&T and Verizon, but it has come to the same realization that having a fiber-based broadband strategy for consumers and business will be a new revenue driver.

Cincinnati Bell's Fox: We'll pass 60-70% of homes with Fioptics by 2017

Cincinnati Bell has set an ambitious target to pass 60-70 percent of the city's homes with its fiber to the home (FTTH)-based Fioptics product. "We see a path to about 60-70 of the city being covered and that's within our return thresholds today," said Leigh Fox, CFO of Cincinnati Bell, during the Raymond James 35th Annual Institutional Investors Conference.

Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics revenue rises 49% to $29M, but wireline revenue remains flat

Cincinnati Bell reported that its fiber-based products were once again a major factor in its fourth-quarter 2013 earnings, with Fioptics revenues rising 49 percent year-over-year to $29 million.

Cincinnati Bell opens cyber security center, targets business customer needs

Cincinnati Bell's CBTS business services subsidiary is giving its business customers another tool to thwart cyberattacks with the debut of its Threat Intelligence Center in Cincinnati.

Comcast explores selling electricity service to subscribers

Comcast is looking at striking a deal with a utility company in Pennsylvania that could see it bundle electricity services with its pay TV, broadband and voice services, a Pennsylvania regulator told reporters this week.

Cincinnati Bell's Fox: We're growing strategic business revenues organically

Cincinnati Bell may be putting a greater emphasis on growing strategic business services such as Ethernet, but the telco can achieve its goals without making multimillion-dollar purchases, its chief financial officer told investors.

Cincinnati Bell names Heimbach as COO

Cincinnati Bell has appointed company veteran David L. Heimbach as its new chief operating officer, reflecting the latest in several shifts in its management team.