The addition of the LG G2 and the HTC Desire 601 smartphones keep
Cincinnati Bell on the forefront of communications solutions
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 26, 2013--
Cincinnati Bell, the region’s leading provider of communications
services for homes and businesses, announced today that it will begin
selling the LG G2 and the HTC Desire 601 just in time for the holiday
"We are thrilled to pair two more top-of-the-line mobile devices with
our powerful 4G network and service plans," said Michael Gordon,
managing director of wireless product management at Cincinnati Bell.
"The devices’ speed and advanced features offer a smarter and more
innovative experience for our customers – all on the fastest network in
Equipped with the new Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor,
the LG G2 sets a new standard in smartphone design by placing all the
buttons on the rear of the device, making this the first smartphone to
be completely devoid of side buttons. The device is remarkably thin and
lightweight and features a massive 5.2-inch, 1080p IPS LCD display in
addition to a 24-bit/192kHz Hi-Fi playback that reproduces studio-like
“As the first smartphone introduced under LG’s ‘G’ series for premium
devices, the G2 allows customers to play the latest games and watch
full-definition movies without interruption,” said Gordon.
What’s more, the LG G2 offers an exceptional user experience with
helpful customization features such as:
KnockOn™ lets you simply “knock” twice on the screen with a
fingertip to wake the display without ever having to lift the LG G2 or
touch the power key.
Slide Aside™ gives you the freedom to quickly switch between as
many as three different open apps on the phone just by swiping and
tapping the screen. It’s never been easier to go from text to the web
browser to email and back again.
Text Link allows information embedded in text messages to be
selected and easily saved in a memo or calendar and searched on a map
or the internet.
Guest Mode protects owner’s privacy by displaying only
pre-selected apps when guests access the phone with a secondary unlock
The HTC Desire 601 features a 4.5-inch HD display with a 540x960 pixels
resolution. 4G LTE connectivity driven by a powerful Qualcomm®
Snapdragon™ 400 processor provides users with rapid photo sharing and
downloading capabilities and an effortless HD video and music streaming
“Lightning-fast data speeds combined with enhanced photo sharing and
downloading capabilities make the HTC Desire 601 a sure choice for any
multimedia lover’s stocking this holiday season,” Gordon said.
Other key features include:
HTC BoomSound™ features dual frontal stereo speakers that
project sound at you, not away, for unrivaled sound from a smartphone.
Built-in amp boosts power for more immersive volume and richer audio
that’s crisper and richer than you’d expect.
HTC BlinkFeed™ home screen constantly streams personalized
content to your phone. Pick what sites you enjoy most, and stay in the
loop with the latest posts, blogs, scores, news and more directly on
HTC Zoe™ access from the 5-megapixel rear camera brings images
to life in three-second videos. The editing capabilities also support
advanced features such as Sequence Shot, Always Smile and Object
The LG G2 and the HTC Desire 601 from Cincinnati Bell are available now
for purchase at Cincinnati
1Fastest Network claim based on average download
speeds tested October 2013.
Founded in 1997, HTC Corp. (HTC) is the creator of many award-winning
mobile devices and industry firsts. By putting people at the center of
everything it does, HTC pushes the boundaries of design and technology
to create innovative and personal experiences for consumers around the
globe. HTC's portfolio includes smartphones and tablets powered by the
HTC Sense® user experience. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange
(TWSE: 2498). For more information, please visit www.htc.com.
About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North
American subsidiary of LG Electronics Inc., a $45 billion global force
and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and
mobile communications. In the United States, LG Electronics sells a
range of stylish and innovative mobile phones, home entertainment
products, home appliances, and air conditioning systems and energy
solutions, all under LG’s “Life’s Good” marketing theme. LG Electronics
is a 2013 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year. For more
information, please visit www.lg.com.
About Cincinnati Bell
With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell (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 Greater
Cincinnati and Dayton connected with each other and with the world. In
addition, enterprise customers across the United States rely on CBTS, a
wholly-owned subsidiary, for efficient, scalable office communications
systems and end-to-end IT solutions. Cincinnati Bell also is the
majority owner of CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE), which provides best-in-class
data center colocation services to enterprise customers through its
facilities with fully redundant power and cooling solutions that are
currently located in the Midwest, Texas, Arizona, London and Singapore.
For more information, please visit www.cincinnatibell.com.
Source: Cincinnati Bell
Angela Ginty, Director, Corporate Communications,