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      Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2019

      Posted by Steve B. on Dec 18, 2019 9:22:58 AM

      Like many of you, we are excited for 2020 and the promise of a new year and decade. We have a lot of great new content in store for you over the next 12 months, but before we dive headlong into the new year, here's a look at our 10 most read blogs from the past year. 

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      Topics: Streaming, TV, Internet, Security, Community, Technology, Smart Home

      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, Internet, Technology

      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: Streaming, TV, Internet

      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, Internet

      How to Speed Up My Home Wireless Network

      Posted by Allison on Feb 5, 2019 3:15:00 PM

      Wi-Fi Speed is something that we don’t always think about until Netflix…Won’t. Stop. Buffering. Or you are trying to upload your sister’s baby pictures to the cloud. Maybe you think about it when your web browser won’t refresh your page. Whatever the issue is that's caused you to think about your Wi-Fi speed, you should feel comforted knowing there is often a quick fix that can help restore your speed and connection. 

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      Topics: Internet, Technology, Smart Home

      Playlists & Recipes to Make your Super Bowl Sunday a Touchdown

      Posted by Brianna on Feb 1, 2019 2:30:00 PM

      Everyone knows the Super Bowl. Some people watch for the game, some for the halftime show, some for the commercials, and some just because it is on. Regardless of why you watch, and regardless of if you’re a football fan, the Super Bowl is a mecca of entertainment.

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      Topics: Streaming, Internet

      Top Time-Saving Apps for Families

      Posted by Allison on Jan 30, 2019 12:30:00 PM

      Time is something we always want and need more of throughout the day. With a busy schedule, a full-time job, a family, all of your interests, distractions, and a million other little things, it’s hard to find extra time when you need it. Even just a few minutes can make a big difference. To try to make some extra time in my busy schedule, I use apps to keep my life simple and my day easy to manage. Whether you are looking for an app to help you save time on your morning commute, or an app to sync your connected home devices together, there is something for everyone.

      I don’t want to waste your time (pun intended) so we will get right to it. Here are 18 apps that will save you the time you deserve!

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      Topics: Internet, Technology

      Best Original Shows to Stream on Netflix, Hulu & Amazon Prime

      Posted by Allison on Jan 22, 2019 10:45:41 AM

      This time of year is perfect for streaming Netflix, Hulu & Amazon Prime Video. The cold air mixed with the short days makes a perfect combination for binge watching your favorite shows. Once I get the time to actually sit down and get comfortable, I am always asking myself “What do I want to watch?”  This starts a long process of me clicking through all the options and flipping back and forth from Netflix to Prime, Prime to Hulu, and Hulu back to Netflix. Sometimes it feels like it takes more time to look up a good show or movie to watch than it actually takes to watch the show.

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      Topics: Streaming, TV, Internet

      Why You Need 1 Gig

      Posted by Allison on Jan 10, 2019 4:24:46 PM

      Let’s talk about 1 Gig. How much do you really know about 1 Gigabit Internet? You might be asking yourself; just how fast is gigabit Internet?

      1 Gbps (gigabit per second or 1024 megabits) is the fastest Internet connection available in Cincinnati, allowing you to access your favorite online content faster than ever before. With the rise in household streaming and gaming, number of handheld devices, and smart home devices, there is an ever-increasing need for speed. 1 Gbps is a breakthrough service that will dramatically change the way you connect and bring the world into your home. It’s the Internet experience of the now!

      Why do I need 1 Gigabit Internet?

      Now that we know a little bit about why 1 Gig matters, let’s talk about what you can do with 1 Gigabit speeds, and which trust me, is a lot. Here are just a few of the exciting features unique to these breathtaking speeds.

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      Topics: Streaming, Internet, Technology

      A Connected Home - Holiday Edition

      Posted by Allison 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: Internet, Technology, Smart Home

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