SUWANEE, Ga., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Bell, Inc. today launched its new Fioptics TV Everywhere app in support of its popular Fioptics TV Service. With this app, Cincinnati Bell Fioptics customers can now access fast and reliable video streaming throughout the home. This new service is made possible by ARRIS Group Inc.'s (NASDAQ: ARRS) Whole Home Solution Mobile and SecureMedia® technologies.
The combination of ARRIS Whole Home Solution Mobile technology and proven SecureMedia content protection delivers the TV Everywhere experience Cincinnati Bell Fioptics customers crave. ARRIS Consumer Entertainment Index found 41 percent of North American tablet owners, and 38 percent of smartphone owners use their devices to view content in the bedroom. Now, Cincinnati Bell Fioptics customers can enjoy some of the best shows, movies and live streams on their iOS or Android-based tablet or smartphone from any room inside their homes.
"ARRIS Whole Home Solution Mobile and SecureMedia technologies allow us to deliver the kind of versatile viewing experience our subscribers demand," said Mark Fahner, vice president, consumer & SMB product operations, Cincinnati Bell Inc. "With the launch of our TV Everywhere app, Fioptics customers now have more freedom and control over when and where they choose to watch their favorite TV shows."
ARRIS Whole Home Solution Mobile delivers a differentiated mobile device video subscriber experience that integrates with Cincinnati Bell's existing back-office systems. Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics TV Everywhere service offers personalized, device-specific, and future-ready features, converged into a single, intuitive user interface for the subscriber.
"Cincinnati Bell is taking an exciting step forward to deliver their TV Everywhere entertainment choices to subscribers using ARRIS Whole Home Solution Mobile and SecureMedia content protection," said Debbie Stackis, SVP & GM, consumer solutions, ARRIS. "Consumers want to watch more media on more screens. Now, Cincinnati Bell can provide its subscribers with that multiscreen experience around the home…on the devices they want, any time they want, all while protecting studios' rights."
About Cincinnati Bell, Inc.
With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell, Inc. (NYSE: CBB) provides integrated communications solutions, including local and long distance voice, data, high-speed Internet and entertainment services 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. Cincinnati Bell owns approximately 44% of CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE), which provides best-in-class data center colocation services to enterprise customers through its facilities with fully redundant power and cooling solutions that are currently located in the Midwest, Texas, Arizona, London, and Singapore. For more information, please visit www.cincinnatibell.com.
ARRIS is a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology. We have continually worked with our customers to transform the experience of entertainment and communications for millions of people around the world. The people of ARRIS are dedicated to the success of our customers, bringing a passion for invention that has fueled our history: We created digital TV, delivered the first wireless broadband gateway and are pioneering the standards and pathways for tomorrow's personalized, Ultra HD, multiscreen, and cloud services. We are dedicated to meeting today's challenges and preparing for the tasks the future holds. Collaborating with our customers, ARRIS will continue to solve the most pressing challenges of 21st century communications. Together, we are inventing the future. For more information: www.arrisi.com
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