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Microsoft 365 - Take your business to the next level

Posted by Nicole H. on Aug 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Microsoft 365 is cloud-based solution  that provides a powerful suite of products to take your business to the next level with best-in-class communication, productivity, and collaboration tools, from anywhere. 

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Topics: Internet

Growing your business with Intelligent Wi-Fi

Posted by John C. on Jul 23, 2020 3:33:01 PM

Growing your business starts with effective marketing. Imagine being able to gather all of your visitor information and create personalized marketing content with your own easy to use marketing portal. Whether you are a small or large business, marketing is one of the key factors to your success.  

Gather operational intelligence on customer behaviors, deliver smart targeted advertisements, and drive customer loyalty with exclusive offers while boosting your revenue with repeat business utilizing your own marketing tools.  Intelligent Wi-Fi provides these easy to use marketing tools and saves money on how you contact your customers just from them logging onto your Wi-Fi. 

Intelligent Wi-Fi has proven to be an excellent solution for these business industries:

  • Retailers
  • Shopping Centers
  • Restaurants
  • Universities
  • Transportation Hubs
  • Event Venues

Click here to view our short video on Intelligent Wi-Fi and the benefits it can bring to your business. 

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Topics: Internet

Cincinnati Bell Lights Up the Oregon District in Dayton Ohio

Posted by Mike I. on Jun 12, 2020 2:27:03 PM

Last August, Cincinnati Bell and the Oregon District Business Association announced that Cincinnati Bell and multiple partners donated the upfront investments to deploy Smart City Solutions in the Oregon District.  Cincinnati Bell Technicians have been installing fiber to provide free public Wi-Fi, as well as analytics and engagement software to support local businesses and drive economic development.

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Topics: Internet, Community

City of Wyoming partners with Cincinnati Bell to provide Free Public Wi-Fi

Posted by John Putnam on Jun 10, 2020 9:45:38 AM

The City of Wyoming is proud to announce a partnership with Cincinnati Bell to realize a “Smart City” vision and bring free public Wi-Fi to Wyoming as part of a broader effort to ignite economic growth. In partnership with Wyoming, Cincinnati Bell has installed a Smart City solution with Wi-Fi coverage in the central business district, the village green, and Crescent Park. The community may log on through a splash page at “Wyoming Free Wi-Fi.” This economic development project will allow Wyoming to connect with, engage, and inform visitors and residents; drive more activity and visits; and ultimately help the local business community thrive. Wyoming is the first small city in Hamilton County to implement a Smart City solution. The City is partnering with Cincinnati Bell, which has implemented other Smart City solutions in the region and has invested approximately $1 billion into its Greater Cincinnati fiber network. Cincinnati Bell will leverage this unique expertise to help the City of Wyoming Smart City vision.

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Topics: Internet, Technology

Security & IT: What can we learn from the COVID-19 crisis

Posted by Joe R on Apr 29, 2020 12:57:12 PM

Security and technology are now more important than ever to support a remote business.  Having those two key roles working together is critical to mobilize a work-from-home plan.   Constant communication, strategic planning, and prioritization are needed to keep your business functional. As we have started to get used to our new normal working through this pandemic, here are a few things to keep in mind to mitigate security risk and become fully functional when remote.

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Topics: Internet, Security, Technology

Staying Connected with your Customers and Community

Posted by Nicole H. on Apr 14, 2020 11:07:35 AM

We are all in this together.  As individuals, families, and businesses have all had to adjust quickly and cope with the effects of Covid-19, the impact has been hard on our world and community, to say the least.  Essentially, life as we know it has changed dramatically in less than a month’s time, making it nearly impossible to find one individual in our community that has not been impacted.  At Cincinnati Bell, we want you to know that we’re here for you and are working hard to find ways to help.

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Topics: Internet, Community, Technology

Keeping you connected while working remote

Posted by Jessica K on Apr 14, 2020 10:07:20 AM

The “office” environment has changed dramatically in a very short time due to COVID-19.  Most businesses had to quickly adapt to shifting their workforce immediately and have their employees start working remotely. With such a sudden change, this left many businesses asking themselves if their employees have the right tools to stay productive while remote.

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Topics: Internet, Community, Technology

Does My Business Need a Static IP?

Posted by Allison on Dec 14, 2018 11:33:09 AM

Have you heard the term Static IP and wondered if you need one for your business? While it might seem complex, there are many advantages to consider. Let us break it down for you.

What is an IP address?

The Internet is made up of computers exchanging information with each other using a common language known as the Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP). In order for computers or devices to communicate with each other and send information back and forth, they need IP addresses. Internet Protocol (IP) addresses are unique 32 bit numbers which are assigned to each computer on a network. To understand what a Static IP is, you first have to understand what an IP address does and why it’s important. Similar to that of your home address, IP addresses are unique addresses that let other systems know how to find you. If your computer is hosting a web server, its IP address is what identifies it to the rest of the Internet.

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Topics: Internet

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