Cincinnati Bell may be putting a greater emphasis on growing strategic business services such as Ethernet, but the telco can achieve its goals without making multimillion-dollar purchases, its chief financial officer told investors.
Cincinnati Bell has appointed company veteran David L. Heimbach as its new chief operating officer, reflecting the latest in several shifts in its management team.
The following charts the top U.S. wireless carriers in the third quarter of 2013 by subscriber base, according to research firm Strategy Analytics, and includes major metrics--such as churn, ARPU and revenue--of each carrier.
Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics fiber to the home network has become the regional telco's savior in its wireline business, passing over 258,000 homes and businesses at the end of Q3 2013.
Cincinnati Bell said that its Fioptics fiber to the home service was once again a key driver in its wireline revenue portfolio, rising 48 percent to $26 million.
Cincinnati Bell continued its top management transition as Jack Cassidy, the telco's vice chairman of the board, announced he would retire by the end of this year.
Cincinnati Bell has named 12-year company veteran Leigh R. Fox as its next CFO, succeeding Kurt Freyberger who is leaving the company at the end of the month to pursue new opportunities.
Cincinnati Bell is enhancing the TV Everywhere capabilities of its Fioptics TV service by adding the BTN2Go app, which offers a free 24/7 live simulcast of the Big Ten Network.
Cincinnati Bell may be smaller than its larger ILEC counterparts like AT&T, but it is currently in the midst of its own transition from another voice-centric telco to one that sells more consumer and business-based broadband services.
Cincinnati Bell has realigned its business services unit by combining its CBTS cloud services division with Cincinnati Bell Business Markets into one common division.