FTTH Council Americas Announces Our Newest Member, Cincinnati Bell
Cincinnati Bell is a FTTH Leader Across the Greater Cincinnati Region
Washington, DC (October 11, 2016) — Today the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas is pleased to welcome Cincinnati Bell as a premier member into our growing list of Council members. The Council welcomes members from all companies involved in supporting the deployment of all-fiber, future-proof networks.
Earlier this year, the FTTH Council recognized Cincinnati Bell with its Star Award, celebrating a “person, community or company that has gone above and beyond what is expected in the advancement of fiber to the home.” Along with the honor, the FTTH Council noted Cincinnati Bell’s ongoing investment in fiber across Greater Cincinnati, as well as the company’s economic development and job creation efforts across the region through the support of multiple organizations.
“We are pleased to welcome Cincinnati Bell as our newest member to a growing community of companies and organizations committed to accelerating the deployment of fiber networks,” said Heather Burnett Gold, President and CEO of the FTTH Council. “Cincinnati Bell is a perfect example of a company committed to servicing their community and supporting a fiber enabled future through their FTTH services offered under the brand name Fioptics.”
“Cincinnati Bell sees the FTTH Council as a source of expertise in the world of fiber deployment. While we have been building extensive fiber networks for many years, our operating footprint offers us a variety of fiber deployment challenges. We are always looking for the most optimal solution for enabling our customer base, saving costs and growing revenue share,” said Mike Wolf, Director of Fiber and Access Planning at Cincinnati Bell.
“We want to be certain to leverage the best practices and experiences of our counterparts in the industry as the opportunities in this technology continue to evolve. The FTTH Council brings together a forum for these resources and enables us to be at the leading edge of new technologies and practices. We are excited to be involved with this council in this important industry that continues to shapes the broadband future of the world.”
About the Fiber to the Home Council Americas
The Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas is a non-profit association consisting of companies and organizations that deliver video, Internet and/or voice services over high-bandwidth, next-generation, direct fiber optic connections - as well as those involved in planning and building FTTH networks. Its mission is to accelerate deployment of all-fiber access networks by demonstrating how fiber-enabled applications and solutions create value for service providers and their customers, promote economic development and enhance quality of life. More information about the Council can be found at http://www.ftthcouncil.org.
About Cincinnati Bell Inc.
With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell Inc. (CBB) provides integrated communications solutions – including local and long distance voice, data, high-speed Internet and video – that keep residential and business customers in Greater Cincinnati and Dayton connected with each other and with the world. In addition, enterprise customers across the United States rely on CBTS, a wholly-owned subsidiary, for efficient, scalable office communications systems and end-to-end IT solutions. For more information, please visit www.cincinnatibell.com.
Cincinnati Bell Inc.
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