CINCINNATI, Jul 05, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) announced today the launch of its 4G
wireless network with speeds that are twice as fast as other national
wireless companies* and three times faster than its 3G network.
"Every day the people of Greater Cincinnati use wireless phones to share
news with friends and family and stream music and video," said Mike
Vanderwoude, vice president and general manager of wireless for
Cincinnati Bell. "With our new 4G wireless network, they can do all that
and more at speeds that are faster than ever."
In conjunction with the launch of its 4G network, Cincinnati Bell also
introduced the Huawei Ascend X 4G, a sleek and stylish smartphone that
features the Android 2.2 operating system, a 4.1-inch touchscreen
display, a 5-megapixel front- and back-facing camera, and a 1-gigahertz
processor. The Ascend X 4G from Cincinnati Bell is available with a
limited time, buy-one-get-one-free offer for $99 after mail-in rebate
and with a two-year equipment agreement and smartphone data plan.
"With our 3G and 4G networks and strong Android, smartphone and tablet
product lines, we can provide our customers with access to the
cutting-edge wireless technology they crave," explained Vanderwoude,
adding that the company plans to add more 4G phones to its line up in
the coming months.
Cincinnati Bell's 4G wireless network encompasses Greater Cincinnati and
agreements with national wireless companies allow customers to access 4G
networks outside of Cincinnati.
For more information about Cincinnati Bell's 4G network, wireless rate
plans, and a special competitor contract buyout offer, visit www.cincinnatibell.com/4G.
*Speed claim based on results of independent field tests conducted in
About Cincinnati Bell Inc.
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 like managed
services and technology staffing. For more information, visit www.cincinnatibell.com.
SOURCE: Cincinnati Bell Inc.
Lisa McLaughlin, 513-368-1860