Cincinnati Bell on Tuesday reported that is continuing to balance POTS revenue losses with a rise in next-gen services as the telco's Q3 2012 wireline revenues dropped slightly year-over-year to $182 million from $183 million from the same period a year ago.
FairPoint Communications and Frontier Communications in the past week launched their own separate initiatives to enter the energy services business, a move that signifies the need for wireline-centric telcos to diversify their service sets.
Mandating LTE interoperability in the Lower 700 MHz band will drive billions of dollars in private investment and spur 100,000 new jobs over the next five years, according to a letter sent to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski by the Interoperability Alliance.
Cable operators dominated incumbent telcos in J.D. Power's latest residential telephone customer satisfaction survey, which ranked Cablevision, Bright House Networks, WideOpenWest and Cox Communications as the top regional providers.
Cincinnati Bell-owned CyrusOne on Thursday announced that it will use Brocade's MLXe series routers to interconnect its data center facilities in four Texas cities and remote customer locations.
Cincinnati Bell on Tuesday said that its call center and customer care partner StarTek is adding 136 employees in the Tri-State region it serves and transferring in jobs from overseas locations, more than doubling the size of its local call center operation.
CyrusOne, the data center subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell, filed papers Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering.
Cincinnati Bell reported on Wednesday that Q2 revenue rose sequentially due to ongoing gains in its emerging Fioptics service suite and its Cyrus One data center division.
Cincinnati Bell announced on Monday that its Fioptics customers will now be able to get the NFL Network beginning Aug. 16.
Cincinnati Bell DSL and Fioptics broadband subscribers will soon have another way to keep up with their favorite sports team as they'll have access to ESPN3, a multiscreen sports network.