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      The Infamous Myth of Friday the 13th

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Oct 13, 2017 9:03:55 AM

      October is a frightful time of the year. Filled with eeriness, darkness and chills, what better month for Friday the 13th to fall on. Western culture has largely come to view Friday the 13th as the unluckiest day of the year, a day when generally bad things happen and superstitions are heightened.

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      Topics: TV Everywhere

      How to Maximize Wi-Fi Speed

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Oct 6, 2017 12:30:05 PM

      We have all been there. Scrolling through media feeds, watching the most exciting part of the movie, listening to your favorite podcast, and the Wi-Fi fails. Maybe it is excessive buffering, or slow downloads, or the signal doesn’t reach certain areas of the house. The dreaded word “loading” appears and with it, our patience drains.

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      Topics: Cincinnati Internet Provider, Cincinnati Bell High speed Internet, Maximize Wi-Fi Speed

      Connecting to what's Current at Cincinnati Bell

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Sep 28, 2017 11:30:06 AM

      The coming of a new month brings some exciting new things here at Cincinnati Bell. We have been busy working on raising money for our annual United Way of Greater Cincinnati campaign, as well as working on various projects to bring more offers, channels, and entertainment to our awesome Cincinnati Bell community. 

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      Topics: Cincinnati Bell, Cincinnati Internet Provider, Free TV

      15 Hottest Fall 2017 TV Premieres

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Sep 21, 2017 11:39:40 AM

      Today is September 21st, which means summer has officially come to a close. We can now enjoy our Pumpkin Spice latte’s without shame and pull out every flannel we own. The beginning of fall also signifies another of America’s favorite seasons, TV premiere season.

      We have survived the breaks of our favorite shows, and anticipation is boiling as we prepare for what TV is to come during the upcoming weeks. With the days getting darker earlier, what is better than getting comfy and turning on your favorite show? Honestly, that sounds pretty great to me. Get your Fioptics TV and popcorn ready!

       Upcoming Fall premieres by network, Fioptics channel, time, and date:

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      Topics: Premier, Entertainment, TV, Channel, Fall, Cincinnati Bell

      Cheers to Showing your Queen City Pride with #CincyGive

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Sep 14, 2017 12:57:03 PM

       

      BREAKING:  In honor of Oktoberfest season, the fifth shirt in the series, released on September twelfth,  is a tribute to the Cincinnati beer scene. You will be helping to improve the health of others as 100% of the proceeds from each sale go to four local charitable organizations, which you'll learn more about shortly. Like many of Cincinnati’s craft beers, this shirt is small batch with only a limited number available, so pick one up before they're gone!

      Cincinnati Bell has called the Queen City home for 143 years now. The organization has over 3,200 employees and covers service areas in the Greater Cincinnati area, extending to Dayton, Indiana and Kentucky as well.

      143 years is a long time, and change is a natural and necessary aspect of development. However, there is one thing that has never changed, and will never change. Cincinnati Bell is dedicated to enriching the city and the quality of life for the people who live here. Cincinnati Bell wanted to do something to show the people of Cincinnati, and everybody else for that matter, how much love we have for the Queen City. Thus, the #CincyGive initiative was born to give back to the place we call home. 

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      Topics: #CincyGive, Queen City, Cincinnati Bell, Community, Charitible Giving

      A Day in the Life, Living in a Connected Home

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Sep 12, 2017 2:18:04 PM

      How do you imagine a “connected home”? Are there robots all over? Is everything chrome? Simply opening and closing the garage door from your cell phone? In this day and age, a connected home can be any combination of ideas. At Cincinnati Bell, having a “connected home” means implementing simple technology that makes everyday life easier and more efficient, something everyone can appreciate.

      The Cincinnati Bell line of connected home products can be used in conglomeration with one another or individually, allowing for personal customization within each home. With that being said, let’s take a walk through a day in the life living in a connected home with products from Cincinnati Bell.

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      Topics: Cincinnati Bell, eero Wi-Fi, Ring doorbell, Nest thermostat, Connected Home, Amazon Echo

      Awesome Autumn - Fall Festivities in Cincinnati

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Sep 7, 2017 12:00:29 PM

       

      As we cherish the last string of warm days and as the nights become increasingly more chilly, we can feel autumn fall-ing upon us (yes, pun intended). It is time to prepare for pumpkin flavored everything (check out Trader Joe's selection of pumpkin flavored foods, it's impressive), leaves to fall like confetti, and fall-scented candle aromas to fill your home. 

      One of the best parts of fall, of course, are all the fall themed things to do. Take advantage of the fleeting warm weather before the real cold hits and enjoy the beauty of what always seems to be the shortest, most-loved season. The Queen City has a plethora of fall activities, so pull out your favorite sweater, get your friends and family together, and get ready to fall in love with autumn in Cincy.

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      Topics: Cincinnati, Fall, Autumn, City, ConnectCincinnati, Fun, Wi-Fi, Cincinnati Bell, Festivities

      Fall in Line with Fiber

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Aug 31, 2017 10:45:40 AM

      Fiber. Until recently, we used to only hear about fiber as something you’re supposed to eat as part of a balanced diet. But in today’s data-hungry world, when someone mentions “fiber”, they’re most likely talking about Fiber technology.

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      Topics: Fioptics, Fiber, Fiber Optic Technology, Cincinnati Bell, Cincinnati Internet Provider

      Top 5 Best and Worst Series Finales Ever

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Aug 24, 2017 1:20:58 PM

      Finales hold a special place in the hearts of TV watchers, especially when an entire series is ending. There is something extra about watching a series finale, knowing a very limited amount of time remains to resolve any issue. Emotional attachments heighten as the end draws near and we try to accept it is almost time to bid adieu to characters who are hardly fictional at this point. Stakes are high too as these spectacles are tasked with portraying the ending to a story, which is arguably the most important part. 

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      Topics: Cincinnati Bell, Cincinnati Bell High speed Internet, Fioptics TV, Free TV

      Finding the Right Internet Speed for Your Household - Without the headache

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Aug 16, 2017 1:25:54 PM

      When it comes to choosing the right Internet plan – speed, price, provider – it’s easy to feel like a fish out of water. How do you know the real difference between 50 Mbps and 100 Mbps, other than 50? What does that additional 50 Mbps mean for you? How do you know if you’re getting a good deal?

      There are a lot of questions when it comes to choosing an Internet plan for your home. The best way to approach this situation, like any good problem solver would say, is to start at the beginning.

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      Topics: Mbps, Fioptics, Cincinnati Internet Provider, Cincinnati Bell High speed Internet

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