Cincinnati Bell Fioptics Launches Online Video Services From HBO®, HBO GO® and MAX GO®

  Cincinnati Bell Fioptics Launches Online Video Services From HBO®,HBO GO®
  and MAX GO®

    More Than 1,700 Titles Now Available Online to Fioptics Customers Who
   Subscribe to HBO,With Over 400 Additional Titles Available to Cinemax®

Business Wire

CINCINNATI -- June 19, 2013

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB), the region’s leading provider of communications
services for homes and businesses, today announced that premium online video
destinations HBO GO® and MAX GO® are now available at no additional cost to
Fioptics video customers who subscribe to HBO® and/or Cinemax®. Qualifying
Fioptics customers will have free, unlimited access to the corresponding
online services at any time, on any computer in the United States with a
high-speed Internet connection, and iPad®, iPhone®, iPod touch® as well as
select Android™ devices. In addition, HBO subscribers can enjoy even more ways
to watch on Xbox 360®, Samsung Smart TVs™ Roku® and Kindle Fire.

“HBO GO is one of the most popular requests we receive from Fioptics customers
and we’re pleased to now offer this exciting service for them,” said Michael
Morrison, Director of Fioptics at Cincinnati Bell. “As we continue to expand
our Fioptics footprint we plan to offer even more services that enhance the
customer’s viewing experience.”

HBO GO, which offers more than 1700 titles online, allows Fioptics’
authenticated HBO customers to instantly watch every episode of every season
of the best HBO shows including current series like Game of Thrones^®, ^  True
Blood^®, and Boardwalk Empire^®, classics like The Sopranos^®, Sex and the
City^®  and Deadwood^®, plus HBO original films, miniseries, sports,
documentaries, and specials as well as a wide selection of blockbuster

HBO’s sister service, MAX GO, adds more than 400 titles of Cinemax programming
online, providing instant access to hundreds of Hollywood hit movies, indies,
cult favorites, the MAX After Dark series as well as new and exclusive,
primetime high-impact drama series like Strike Back℠, specifically created for
the channel.

With the online services, Fioptics customers get most new titles
simultaneously with their premiere on the networks; the ability to create a
“Watchlist” that keeps track of bookmarked content for later viewing; bonus
content including interviews, recaps, and behind-the-scenes extras; and
customizable views showing titles in slideshow, grid or list format. In
addition, HBO GO can be personalized through a “Series Pass^®” capability
which automatically alerts viewers to new episodes of favorite HBO programs
when they arrive on the service.

HBO GO and MAX GO are the latest additions to HBO’s digital offerings and a
perfect complement to HBO On Demand^® and Cinemax On Demand^® with even more
viewing choices. On both services, most programming is available in high

To access online, Fioptics customers who subscribe to HBO and Cinemax can go
to and, or simply log onto the App Store or Google Play.
Subscribers can sign in with their My Account user ID and password and are
validated through Clearleap Inc.’s authentication solution. After validation,
customers can then make their viewing selection and begin watching.

About Cincinnati Bell

With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) provides
integrated communications solutions—including local and long distance voice,
data, high-speed Internet, entertainment, and wireless 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 Cincinnati Bell for efficient, scalable office
communications systems and end-to-end IT solutions. Cincinnati Bell is the
majority owner 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

HBO GO^®and MAX GO^®are only accessible in the US where a high speed
broadband connection is available. Minimum connection of 3 Mbps required for
HD viewing. Select titles not available in HD. Minimum 3G connection is
required for viewing on mobile devices. Some restrictions may apply. ©2012
Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved. HBO^®, Cinemax^®and related
channels and service marks are the property of Home Box Office, Inc.

iPad^®, iPhone^®and iPod touch^®are trademarks of Apple Inc.

Android^TMis a trademark of Google Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to
Google Permissions.

Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. HBO GO is
not compatible with all models of Samsung^®Smart TVs.

Roku and the Roku logo are trademarks of Roku Inc. in the United States and
other countries.

For Xbox 360^®users, an Xbox LIVE^®Gold subscription and HBO subscription
through participating TV providers, are required.


Cincinnati Bell Corporate Communications
Angela Ginty, 513-397-7144
HBO Corporate Affairs
Laura Young, 212-512-5948
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