Cincinnati Bell Celebrates Grand Opening of New Flagship Store in Florence

January 30, 2014

Store features Fioptics services at home and on the go

CINCINNATI, Ohio – In response to growing interest in and availability of its new entertainment services, Cincinnati Bell, the region's leading provider of communications services for homes and businesses, will host a Grand Opening Celebration for its new flagship retail store in Florence on Saturday, Feb.1, from 11 am to 3 pm.

The new store, located at 7688 Mall Road, features an innovative retail design that showcases the company's wide range of products and services with a special focus on its Fioptics entertainment offerings. Visitors to the store will experience premier in-home entertainment through interactive "Fioptics Home Theater" and "Fioptics Home & Play TV" displays. A "Fioptics Learn & Play" demo bar ensures customers get the most out of Fioptics' features, functionality and integration with Cincinnati Bell's array of wireless phones and smart devices. At the Learn & Play demo bar, customers can experience down-load speeds of 100 MB per second.

Customer service representatives will be available to answer customer questions, take orders for service and provide product demonstrations. New Fioptics TV customers who sign up at the Florence store on Feb. 1 will get a free 32-inch LED TV (while supplies last). Customers who visit the store also may enter a drawing to win a 32-inch LED TV each night during the month of February (details are available in store).

"Entertainment does not start and end with the TV anymore," said Jason Praeter, vice president of Consumer and Small Business Sales for Cincinnati Bell. "Customers today demand an integrated experience that flows seamlessly from television, to tablet, to smartphone. Our new Florence store demonstrates everything a customer needs to fulfill that experience - device, content and connectivity - conveniently under one roof."

Fioptics delivers HD at its best, providing movies, sports and other popular programs with crystal-clear quality. With the fastest Internet speeds in Cincinnati, Fioptics customers can experience faster web browsing, live streaming of video and music, and Wi-Fi to stay connected on multiple devices.

The new Florence store is open Monday - Saturday 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from Noon to 6 pm. Grand Opening celebrations on Feb. 1 include live entertainment as well as food, prizes and TV giveaways. Customers with questions about Cincinnati Bell products and services may contact the Florence store at (859) 372-5300.


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


Angela Ginty
Director, Corporate Communications
Cincinnati Bell