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      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

      8 Cincinnati Reward Programs You Don't Want to Miss

      Posted by Allison on Apr 12, 2019 11:40:42 AM

      For some of us, Cincinnati is our home town and others loved it so much, they had to stay. Whatever the case may be, Cincinnatians have so much support for the place we call home. Everyone wants to support their local small business especially when they are as good as Servatti Pastry Shop, Buzzed Bull Creamery and Graeter’s Ice Cream. Local restaurants, breweries, and Cincinnati-based businesses want to show us the love right back with reward programs. That’s right! Discounts, rewards, sweet deals, and more. And who doesn’t love to save money?

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      Topics: Cincinnati, MyCincinnatiBell, CB Rewards

      Plan Your Opening Day

      Posted by Allison on Mar 26, 2019 3:15:00 PM

      It’s time for some baseball so cue “Take me out to the ball game” and get prepared for Opening Day! This year’s opening day is the 150th Anniversary and will be taking place Thursday, March 28th at 4:10 p.m. at the Great American Ball Park. There has been 150 years of history, memories, and home-runs. Whether you are looking for the best happy hours in town to get a drink before the game, opening day themed events, a baseball schedule or tips and tricks on where to park, we have got you covered. Let's root, root, root for the home team and enjoy some Baseball!

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      Where to Watch March Madness 2019

      Posted by Allison on Mar 18, 2019 1:02:36 PM

      IT’S MARCH. IT’S MADNESS. It’s time for March Madness. Are you ready? We definitely are. That is why we have put together an official guide to March Madness including printable brackets, where to find games, important dates and channel guide.

      March Madness is a time to watch the 68-team basketball bonanza unfold. It is arguably the most exciting playoffs because fans are able to control their brackets and the atmosphere is unlike anything else. It's also entertaining to make your brackets using a mix of logic and randomness to try to predict the 68-team bracket all the way through. Mastering the perfect college basketball bracket is not easy but if you do manage to come close, some March Madness bracket websites offer cash prizes. Even if it is not possible, it still is extremely fun! 

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      Oscars Recap 2019

      Posted by Allison on Feb 25, 2019 4:48:46 PM

      The 91st Academy Awards were filled with amazing performances, emotional speeches and unforgettable moments. For Hollywood’s biggest night, here is a recap of the best moments and the entire list of winners:

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      Topics: TV, ABC, Oscars

      Now Streaming on Netflix, Hulu & Amazon - February 2019

      Posted by Brianna on Feb 8, 2019 4:00:00 PM

       

      February brings that time of year when the weather is unpredictable, awful and cold, and  all you want to do is snuggle up and watch TV and movies. It is also the unofficial (but we all know its official) month for watching ALL of the rom-coms.

      Check out what is coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in February. Also, enjoy some of the cheesiest, most predicable, and lovingly best rom-coms on these services (nineties Sandy Bullock, anyone?)

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      Topics: Streaming, TV, Cincinnati Bell, 1 Gig Internet

      What To Watch On TV for Valentine's Day

      Posted by Allison on Feb 8, 2019 3:00:00 PM

      Valentine's Day is almost here and that means romantic movies will be filling your TV screens. Romantic Comedies (Rom Com for short) are always entertaining especially when you are looking for a movie with a romantic story line but will also make you smile, laugh and sometimes cry. Rather than searching through your channels to find the best Valentine's Day themed TV shows and movies, I have put together a list of where you can find them. So grab your favorite blanket, some heart shaped candies, your snuggle buddy and maybe some wine to watch the love stories unfold.  

      All Your Favorite Rom Coms:

      Hallmark Channel:
      Hallmark is the best for when you need a cheesy romantic comedy full of love and drama while you sit on your couch eating candy and trying to guess what flavor chocolate square you just ate. This year, Hallmark is on top of their game with a mix of new original movies and a few of the classic love stories everyone knows.
      Fioptics Channel 555 HD

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      Topics: Fioptics TV, TV Guide, Valentine's Day

      What Cincinnati Bell Has Been Up to in 2018

      Posted by Allison on Feb 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM
      How We Connect Today and Every day:

      Cincinnati Bell has been around for 140 years and throughout all this time, we have been proud to call Cincinnati and this community our home. Cincinnati Bell believes in the values of Humility, Inclusion, and Integrity and the fundamentals of Simplicity, Collaboration, and Speed.

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      Topics: #CincyGive, Charity, Connect Cincinnati, Cincinnati Bell Business, Volunteer, ERG's

      Guide To My Fioptics Remote

      Posted by Allison on Feb 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM

      Watching TV is the absolute best especially when you are able to sit down, relax, and browse through your content with ease. On demand, fast forwarding through recorded TV, flipping through your favorites and browsing through the guide help make your TV watching experience that much better. All of those TV watching activities are made possible through your Fioptics TV Remote. Who knew such a tiny device could make your life that much simpler. Aren’t we all thankful we no longer have to get up to go change the channels? Although remotes make our lives easy, sometimes it feels like there are so many buttons that it can cause confusion on what they are actually meant to do. Everyone’s main question is “How do I program my Remote?” If you are ever confused on how to use your remote, setup your remote to have favorites, find information on the show you are watching or program your remote to the TV, this graphic will help.

      Whether you are using the Fioptics TV Remote or the Fioptics TV - Large Button Remote, this will get you through so you can continue watching your favorite episodes and Fioptics content.

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      Topics: Fioptics, TV, Fioptics TV, Remote

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