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      Family's Guide to Maximizing Your TV Package

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Jan 10, 2019 1:47:17 PM

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

      Consumer Electronics Show (CES) - 2019

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Jan 8, 2019 9:30:00 AM

      Imagine an expo. A place where all sorts of different things and companies are on display in one space, over a set layout. Next, imagine all the coolest technology. Everything from wearable technology to robots and flying cars. Now, imagine walking around and seeing all the most exciting technology in one place, current
      and future facing. How cool is that?

      This awesome event exists, and is called the CES (Consumer Electronics Show). Since 1967, the Consumer Technology Association hosts this annual event in Las Vegas that “sets the Global Stage for Innovation”.

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      Topics: Consumer Electronics Show, CES, Cincinnati Bell

      A Connected Home - Holiday Edition

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Dec 11, 2018 1:27:05 PM

      Just in time for Christmas, Cincinnati Bell is bringing you the ultimate connected home guide – holiday edition. These connected home devices can help you turn on the Christmas lights with your voice, fill the room with joyous carols in one easy tap, or change the ambiance of a room with just a simple command. If you aren’t sure what to get your friends and family this year for the holidays, connected home devices are a great gift. They enhance any home and add just the right amount of holiday cheer around the house.

      Stay connected this holiday season with these simple connected home commands.

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      Topics: Connected Home, Connected Home Devices, Cincinnati Bell, Cincinnati, Holiday

      Finding Your Perfect Holiday Playlist

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Dec 7, 2018 1:30:00 PM

      As Buddy the Elf proclaims, “The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is singing loud for all to hear!”

      What would the holiday season be without music? Even if we get slightly sick of those happy melodies that are constantly stuck in our heads by the end of the season, music truly sets the mood for the season (and real talk, you know you love it).

      Check out some of the awesome playlist options offered by a variety of streaming services, including Amazon Music, Spotify, and Pandora, that will truly put you in the holiday spirit.

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      Topics: Holiday, Cincinnati Bell, Connected Home, Sonos Speakers, Music

      Holiday TV Guide

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Dec 4, 2018 2:14:17 PM

      There are so many wonderful movies and shows to watch this holiday season, from channels like Hallmark, Freeform, Lifetime, AMC, and more. 

      Taking inspiration from one of my personal favorite Christmas movies and a quote from everyones favorite elf Buddy, “First we’ll make snow angels for two hours, and then we’ll go ice-skating, and then we’ll eat a whole roll of Toll House cookie dough as fast as we can, and then to finish, we’ll snuggle” and watch all of our favorite holiday movies by the fire. Okay, I added the last part, but Christmas is almost here and I couldn’t be more excited.

      This season, make sure to bring out your warmest sweater, make a cup of hot chocolate, and enjoy some serious holiday magic with the 2018 Holiday TV lineup for your viewing pleasure:

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      Topics: Holiday, Cincinnati Bell, TV, TV Guide, Christmas

      Holiday Shopping with Cincinnati Bell

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Dec 3, 2018 3:00:00 PM

      Holiday shopping is here; trees, lights, everything drenched in red and green. Parking lots are crazy, Christmas tunes fill every space, and the spirit of giving
      is nestled in all of our hearts.

      Many people have their Christmas shopping rounds, popping from store to store to check off their lists. This year, let Cincinnati Bell take care of some of your holiday shopping needs!

      Check out these sweet Holiday gift ideas you can find at your local Cincinnati Bell:

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      Topics: Christmas, Shopping, Online, Cincinnati Bell, Holiday, Connected Home, CB Rewards, Amazon Prime

      Black Friday & Cyber Monday Tips

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Nov 21, 2018 1:25:11 PM

      Black Friday is coming up quick and Cyber Monday is following right behind it! It is definitely time to start planning your shopping mission. Black Friday has turned from a single day into a whole saving weekend, and Cincinnati Bell wants to guarantee you are saving the most.

      Get on top of your game with these Black Friday and Cyber Monday tips.

      Research the Deals: Black Friday starts earlier and earlier every year. Make sure you are checking the prices leading up to Black Friday to ensure you are getting the best deal. Keep an eye on the actual sale because online retailers regularly update the prices throughout the event, and sometimes offer deals before Black Friday.

      Shop Strategically: Look up all the ads (print and online) a couple days in advance. It’s important to also prioritize your shopping list to determine what you actually need to buy. Start with your high-priority items and make your way down the list. Pro tip: Pick up a newspaper on Thanksgiving morning at any grocery store or coffee shop. The Thanksgiving Day paper will include ALL of the sale ads.

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      Topics: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Shopping, Cincinnati Bell, Online, Deals

      Amazon Prime Benefits

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Nov 20, 2018 4:32:26 PM

      Millions of people worldwide enjoy Amazon Prime every single day. Most people join for the best-known perk of free 2 day shipping, but there are a lot more benefits that you may not even know about. You might be missing out on some really awesome features that come along with your Prime membership!

      If you don’t have Amazon Prime, you should definitely consider adding it to your personal Christmas list. There are all kinds of perks with Amazon Prime for shipping, giving back, photos, shopping, music, deals and rewards.

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      Topics: Amazon Prime, Amazon Alexa Show, Cincinnati Bell, Amazon Prime Benefits, Perks

      Eleven Devices to Enhance Your Home Security this Holiday Season

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Nov 19, 2018 4:00:00 PM

      The holidays bring sweet treats, joyful music, bright lights, and very often, travel. Traveling can mean anything; be going to see family in a different city, spending hours on hours out holiday shopping, or even just going to a party for a few hours.

      Although holiday travel generally means leaving home for an extended period of time, often to visit family or friends, keeping your home secure while you’re away is important no matter how long you will be gone.

      In today’s day and age, there are a plethora of options used to keep your home secure and protected. Many of these devices are easy to install and managed through your smartphone, so they’ll always be in the palm of your hand.

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      Topics: Cincinnati Bell, Connected Home, security

      10 Thanksgiving Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Nov 14, 2018 4:59:50 PM

      As soon as November hits, it seems like everyone has Thanksgiving on their mind. After all, it is something special to look forward to. It’s a delightful time of year focused around food, giving thanks, and being with loved ones.

      There is a lot to think about when planning your thanksgiving feast, whether you’re hosting or attending elsewhere. What are you going to serve? How many people are you feeding? How long is all of this cooking going to take?

      No matter how many people you’re cooking for, we understand the time and effort creating a Thanksgiving meal takes. We have put together a list of delicious thanksgiving recipes that take 30 minutes or less to make the whole family will love:

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      Topics: Cincinnati Bell, Thanksgiving, Cooking

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