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      All Your Favorite TV Premieres in October

      Posted by Allison on Oct 2, 2019 9:43:09 AM

      Things are getting spooky around here. And by "around here", I mean on your TV. That's right, it's October and that means more of your favorite TV shows are premiering! Of course some of them are Halloween themed but also we have your classic fall TV shows premiering as well. If you are wondering when & where to find all of the October TV Premieres, check out this extensive list:

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      Topics: TV, Fall, Fioptics TV, TV Everywhere

      33 Tech Podcasts You Should Hear

      Posted by Allison on Sep 18, 2019 1:56:07 PM

      Let’s talk podcasts! Podcasts have the ability to broaden your perspective and grow your understanding and knowledge of a subject in a relatively short period of time. They are great for educational reasons and also entertainment.

      Plus, there are a vast number of podcast categories so you can listen to whatever you want. You can listen to any subject including comedy, true crime, education, storytelling, audio books, health/wellness, arts, entertainment, society/culture, sports, games, lifestyle, kids/family, business, and technology. Any information you are looking for, you can most likely find a podcast that correlates.  The podcast possibilities are truly endless!

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      Topics: Streaming, Fioptics Internet, Podcast

      Upcoming Fall TV Premieres in September

      Posted by Allison on Sep 16, 2019 3:35:17 PM

      Fall is here! Okay, technically it doesn’t start for another week (September 23rd), but whose keeping track? The weather will change soon, pumpkin spice will be in every store, and sweaters & jackets will become our everyday clothing. Until we can fully immerse ourselves in the fall season, we can prepare with everyone's favorite fall TV premieres. Starting a week early, here is the full list of Fall TV premieres for September:

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      Topics: Fall, Fioptics TV, TV Everywhere, Fioptics Internet

      How to Recognize & Prevent Phone Scams

      Posted by Allison on Aug 8, 2019 10:59:35 AM

      Receiving unwanted spam calls can be inconvenient and frustrating, but if you happen to fall victim to one of these scams, it can also be financially disastrous.

      According to a report from Truecaller, in 2018 43 million Americans fell victim to phone scams for a total loss of approximately $10.5 billion. That's nearly one in every six adult Americans. 

      Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to identify legitimate calls and avoid the rest.

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      Topics: Home Phone, Phone Scams

      TV on the Go with TV Everywhere

      Posted by Allison on Jul 24, 2019 2:51:24 PM
      TV on the Go:

      What happens when you are on a road trip and your kids desperately want to watch their favorite TV show? Or you are stuck at the airport during a layover and know you are about to miss the big game? How do you watch your favorite Cincinnati Bell Fioptics TV shows and movies when you are not at home? The answer: Watch TV on the Go with Fioptics TV Everywhere.

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      Topics: TV, TV Everywhere, TV on the Go, Cincinnati Bell Fioptics TV, TV on the go apps

      How to Bring your Smart Home Outdoors This Summer

      Posted by Allison on Jul 2, 2019 4:33:24 PM

      As the summer begins to heat up, your outdoor space becomes your patio oasis...your barbecue kitchen… and your backyard football field. You want your space to be ready for every event this summer. In order to make your outdoor space feel like it’s ready for fun in the sun, you need to “deck” it out with all the smart home accessories.

      You might think that a smart home only pertains to the inside of your home, but that’s not always true. There are plenty of ways to automate your outdoor space that will allow you to enjoy the outdoors while still enjoying the comforts of technology. You can make your dream yard into a reality. Here is a detailed look into ways you can bring your smart home outdoors:

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      Topics: Premier, Connected Home Devices, Smart Home

      What to Stream This Summer

      Posted by Allison on Jun 12, 2019 2:25:33 PM

      Now that Game of Thrones is over and Avengers: Endgame has hit theaters, you might be asking yourself: What do I watch now? How can I fill my rainy days & the lazy summer afternoons? It just might be time to discover your new guilty streaming pleasure. Before streaming, the summer was almost a dead zone. Now, we don't have to wait for our favorite shows to come back on in the fall. We can stream the most binge-worthy shows all summer long. 

      Since we have officially entered the perfect streaming season, we have put together a full list of entertaining shows to stream. Here are the best shows to watch this summer:

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      Topics: Streaming, HBO, Entertainment, Shows, Netflix, TV, Amazon Prime

      Things to do in Cincinnati this Mother's Day

      Posted by Allison on May 10, 2019 2:09:13 PM

      Mother’s Day is a day specifically designed to celebrate our mothers. It’s a day to let them know how much we care and appreciate everything they do for us. Truthfully, everyday should be a day where we cherish our moms, grandmas, sisters, and important women in our lives. Every mother deserves acknowledgement for all of the hard work, love, and support she has put into being our mom. But, if you aren’t quite sure how to show your mom appreciate, start by planning a day dedicated exactly for her.

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      Topics: Connected Home Devices, Mother's Day

      Family's Guide to Maximizing Your TV Package

      Posted by Allison on May 2, 2019 10:50:00 AM

      Every family has their own unique TV tradition. For my family, we would record all of our shows we wanted to watch (like American Idol back in the mid 2000’s) and we would wait until all of our homework was finished and dinner was cleaned up before starting the show. After we were ready for bed, we would spend time on the couch, snuggled up in blankets, catching up on our favorite shows. My dad would always be so excited that we could fast forward through all of the commercials to get to the good parts. That tradition still holds true today. Every Sunday, my family gets together for dinner and afterwards, we pick the best movie to watch On Demand. Watching TV with your family is one of the best feelings, especially when you get into the groove of a comfortable routine.

      It’s important to get the most out of your TV Package so your family can enjoy watching TV together, whether it be at home or on-the-go. Check out this list of awesome features that will help you maximize your family TV time.

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      Topics: TV, Cincinnati Bell, Fioptics TV, TV Everywhere, TV Guide

      7 Easy Ways to be Eco-Friendly this Earth Day

      Posted by Allison on Apr 17, 2019 2:25:07 PM

      Earth day has been happening since April 22, 1970 and the tradition continues to this day. Earth Day's mission is to diversify, educate, and activate the environmental movement world wide. Cincinnati Bell takes an active role in improving our earth not just on Earth Day but everyday through the fiber that is essential to our business, Cincinnati Bell Energy, and our Cincinnati Bell Electronic Recycling Event happening April 19th, 20th, and 22nd (more details below).

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      Topics: Cincinnati, Cincinnati Bell Energy, Earth Day, CBGGI

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