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Cincinnati Bell Launches HTC Radar 4G Touch-Screen Smartphone

Windows Phone powered HTC Radar is added to Cincinnati Bell's 4G smartphone lineup


Cincinnati Bell announced today the launch of the HTC Radar, a new 4G touch-screen smartphone.

Powered by the latest version of Windows Phone, code-named Mango, the HTC Radar offers users a unique, customized experience to stay connected. The Start Screen gives real-time updates from favorite people and apps using Live Tiles. People Hub brings contacts and social networks together in one convenient place to send messages and receive updates, pictures and posts. With built-in face detection, it's easier to tag and share pictures with friends and family.

"The HTC Radar is a very easy to use, intuitive 4G smartphone for people that want to stay connected," says Mike Vanderwoude, vice president and general manager of Wireless at Cincinnati Bell. "With its state-of-the-art Windows Phone platform and connecting and sharing capabilities, it's the perfect smartphone for avid social media users."

Cincinnati Bell's 4G network offers speeds that are twice as fast as other national carriers.*

The HTC Radar includes a 3.8-inch High Resolution WVGA TFT Multi-Touch 16M Color Display and 480 x 800 pixel resolution. Other key features include:

  • 1GHz MSM 8255 Qualcomm Processor
  • 5 Megapixel Camera with F2.2 lens, LED flash, BSI sensor and support for HD video recording
  • Social media integration built-in -- People Hub with built-in Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other services, Conversation Threads, Groups
  • Game Hub featuring XBOX Live Support
  • Full Media Player with Zune Music Pass
  • Bluetooth(R) 2.1 and Wi-Fi enabled

Cincinnati Bell offers the HTC Radar for free after a $100 mail-in rebate with a two-year service agreement when switching from another wireless carrier. Eligible current customers can purchase the HTC Radar for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a two-year service agreement. For more information, visit a Cincinnati Bell retail store or go to Customers can also call (800) 500-1229 or contact their business account representative.

* 4G network speed claim based on field comparison of average download speeds for Cincinnati Bell Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile networks conducted in Cincinnati, Ohio, April 2011.

About Cincinnati Bell
With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) provides integrated communications solutions--including local, long distance, data, 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, Cincinnati Bell provides best-in-class data center colocation services to enterprise customers in the Midwest and Texas with fully redundant power and cooling solutions. Complementing the colocation products, Cincinnati Bell also offers complex information technology solutions such as managed services and technology staffing. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Cincinnati Bell

For Cincinnati Bell
Lisa McLaughlin, 513-368-1860