Cincinnati Bell Adds Sony Xperia™ Tablet Z to Mobile Product Lineup

  Cincinnati Bell Adds Sony Xperia™ Tablet Z to Mobile Product Lineup

     Innovative features and design offer unparalleled tablet experience

Business Wire

CINCINNATI -- August 1, 2013

Cincinnati Bell, the region’s leading provider of communications services for
homes and businesses, today announced it will begin selling the new Sony
Xperia™  Tablet Z,  the slimmest and lightest 10.1-inch tablet available.

Utilizing the very best in Sony technology, design, connectivity and
entertainment, the Android™ tablet is built from quality materials, allowing
users to enjoy its features in practically any setting. It is incredibly slim
at 6.9 mm and lightweight at 17.5 ounces. It is the first tablet to run on the
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4 Pro asynchronous quad core processor and is water
resistant, withstanding up to three feet of water for up to 30 minutes.

"Providing remarkable durability and a premium user experience, the Xperia™ 
Tablet Z raises the bar for mobile products, and Cincinnati Bell is excited to
offer this device to our customers," said Michael Gordon, managing director of
Wireless Product Management at Cincinnati Bell. "Combined with our powerful
network and service plans, connectivity has never been so entertaining and

The tablet’s features and design offer a smarter and more innovative
experience than any other product on the market:

  *10.1-inch 1920x1200p full HD Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2
  *Weighs 17.5 ounces
  *Water resistant, able to be submerged for up to 30 minutes at a depth of
    three feet
  *S-Force® Surround 3D Sound technology and Clear Audio+ mode
  *8MP fast capture HD camera
  *Shatter-proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass
  *One-touch connectivity allows users to easily share content with other
    NFC-enabled home entertainment and portable devices
  *1.5 GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4 Pro APQ8064
  *Google™ Android™ 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

The Sony Xperia™  Tablet Z from Cincinnati Bell can be purchased in Cincinnati
Bell stores.

About Sony Mobile Communications

Sony Mobile Communications is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation, a
leading global innovator of audio, video, game, communications, key device and
information technology products for both the consumer and professional
markets. With its music, pictures, computer entertainment and online
businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be the leading electronics and
entertainment company in the world. Through its Xperia™ smartphone and tablet
portfolio, Sony Mobile Communications delivers the best of Sony technology,
premium content and services, and easy connectivity to Sony’s world of
networked entertainment experiences. For more information:


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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


Cincinnati Bell
Angela Ginty, Director, Corporate Communications, 513-397-7144
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