Cincinnati Bell Appeals to Sports Fans with Addition of BTN2Go
TV Everywhere App is a 24/7 Live Simulcast of the Big Ten Network
CINCINNATI -- September 20, 2013
Cincinnati Bell, the region’s leading provider of communications services for
homes and businesses, today announced the addition of the BTN2Go app to its TV
Everywhere service, offering a free 24/7 live simulcast of the Big Ten Network
(BTN) and more.
“We are committed to providing our customers with convenience and value in all
the services we offer,” said Michael Morrison, director of Fioptics at
Cincinnati Bell. “The addition of BTN2Go to our Fioptics lineup allows our
sports-loving customers increased access to Big Ten Sports anytime, anywhere
at no additional charge.”
BTN2Go offers BTN programming, including live feeds of game telecasts, as well
as Extra Football Game Channels. Viewers have on-demand access to BTN’s deep
video archive, including current season games from the Big Ten Conference’s
television partners. In addition, original series such as The Journey, Big Ten
Elite as well as Big Ten’s Best and The Big Ten’s Greatest Games, and game
highlights are available.
Cincinnati Bell’s TV Everywhere provides customers with access to some of the
best shows, movies and live streams from their computers, tablets or
smartphones. To check out all the apps available to Bell’s Fioptics
subscribers, visit http://cincinnatibell.com/tve.
Cincinnati Bell launched Fioptics in 2008, and services are now available to
more than 240,000 homes and businesses throughout Greater Cincinnati and
Northern Kentucky. To learn more about Fioptics—including services available
in your neighborhood—go to www.cincinnatibell.com/fioptics.
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 CBTS, a wholly-owned subsidiary, 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 visit www.cincinnatibell.com.
A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, BTN is the
first internationally distributed network dedicated to covering one of the
premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 800 events, all
in HD, the 24/7 network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans and
alumni across the country, allowing them to see their favorite teams,
regardless of where they live. BTN2Go is the 24/7 simulcast of BTN that
delivers live and on-demand programming via the internet, smartphones and
tablets to customers of participating video providers. Events include
football, men’s and women’s basketball games; dozens of Big Ten Olympic sports
and championship events; studio shows; and classic games. The network
televises and streams more Olympic sporting events and women’s sports than has
ever been aired on any other network. Original programming highlights
activities and accomplishments of some of the nation’s finest universities.
The groundbreaking Student U initiative provides real-world experience for
students interested in careers in sports television. The network is in more
than 52 million homes across the United States and Canada, including carriage
by all the major video distributors, such as DIRECTV, DISH, Verizon FiOS, AT&T
U-Verse, Charter Communications, Comcast Xfinity, Time Warner Cable,
Cablevision, Cox Communications, Mediacom, RCN, WOW!, Rogers Cable, Shaw and
Shaw Direct (Canada) and approximately 300 additional video providers across
North America. For additional information, go to www.BTN.com.
Angela Ginty, 513-397-7144
Director, Corporate Communications
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