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Encyclopedia > Cincinnati Bell
Cincinnati Bell, Inc.
Type Public (NYSE: CBB)
Founded 1873
Location Cincinnati, Ohio
Key people Jack Cassidy, President & CEO
Industry Fixed Line Communications
Products Telecom
Revenue
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Employees
Website www.cincinnatibell.com
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Cincinnati Bell is the dominant telephone company for Cincinnati, Ohio and its nearby suburbs in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. The parent company is named Cincinnati Bell Inc. The ILEC (original phone company) subsidiary uses the name Cincinnati Bell Telephone, and other subsidiaries handle services such as payphones, long distance (IXC operations), and mobile phone (cellular) services. Image File history File links Logo_cincinnati_bell. ... A public company is a company owned by the public. ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calaber). ... Cincinnati is a city in southwestern Ohio, United States that lies on the Ohio River and is the county seat of Hamilton CountyGR6. ... BlackBerry 7100t Telecommunication refers to communication over long distances. ... Telecommunication is the extension of communication over a distance. ... In business, revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives from its activities, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... EBIT stands for Earnings before Interest and Taxes (operating income). ... Net income is equal to the income that a firm has after subtracting costs and expenses from the total revenue. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... TATA Engineering and Locomotive Company A telephone company (or telco) provides telecommunications services such as telephony and data communications. ... Cincinnati is a city in southwestern Ohio, United States that lies on the Ohio River and is the county seat of Hamilton CountyGR6. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 38th 94,321 km² 225 km 435 km 1. ... Official language(s) English Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 37th 104,749 km² 225 km 610 km 1. ... ILEC or Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier is a local telephone company that was in existence at the time of the breakup of AT&T, for example, the Baby Bells and GTE. They compete with upstart Competitive Local Exchange Carriers. ... In business, a subsidiary is a company controlled by another, usually large—and often multinational—company or corporation. ... A payphone or pay phone is a public telephone, with payment by inserting money (usually coins) or a debit card (a special telephone card or a multi-purpose card) or credit card before a call is made. ... In the United States, Interexchange carrier (or IXC) is a legal and regulatory term for a telecommunications company, commonly called a long-distance telephone company, such as AT&T, MCI, and Sprint. ...


Cincinnati Bell started out as the City and Suburban Telegraph Company and was providing telegraph lines between homes and businesses in 1873, three years before the invention of the telephone. In 1878, it gained exclusive rights to the Bell franchise within a 25 mile radius of Cincinnati; it has substantially the same ILEC territory today: small yet straddling a 3-state area. Telegraphy (from the Greek words tele = far away and grapho = write) is the long distance transmission of written messages without physical transport of letters, originally over wire. ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calaber). ... The telephone or phone (Greek: tele = far away and phone = voice) is a telecommunications device which is used to transmit and receive sound (most commonly voice and speech) across distance. ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... ILEC or Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier is a local telephone company that was in existence at the time of the breakup of AT&T, for example, the Baby Bells and GTE. They compete with upstart Competitive Local Exchange Carriers. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ...


Cincinnati Bell and Southern New England Telephone were the only two companies in the old Bell System that were owned independently of AT&T (AT&T held only minority interests in these two companies); therefore, neither is considered a Regional Bell operating company (RBOC). SNET was bought by SBC, an RBOC, in 1998, but Cincinnati Bell has remained independent. The Southern New England Telephone Company (commonly referred to as SNET by its customers) started operations on January 27, 1878 as the District Telephone Company of New Haven. ... The Bell System was a trademark and service mark used by the US telecommunications company American Telephone & Telegraph Company (AT&T) and its affiliated companies to co-brand their extensive circuit-switched telephone network and their affiliations with each other. ... AT&T Inc. ... The current local phone company boundaries. ... SBC Communications NYSE: SBC is an American telecommunications company based in San Antonio, Texas. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


During the 1990s, Cincinnati Bell acquired a nationwide transmission network formerly known as IXC Communications, and changed its corporate name to "Broadwing Communications," although the local telephone operations continued to operate under their traditional name. In the 2000s, the holding company divested the long-distance operation and changed its name back to Cincinnati Bell. Cincinnati Bell is one of the only two companies (the other being BellSouth) that continues to use the Bell logo in their corporate logo, designed in 1969, by Saul Bass. Its stock is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange with the stock symbol CBB. The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive, the last decade of the 20th Century. ... Saddam Hussein shortly after his capture Major controversy over U. S. presidential election (November 7-December 13, 2000) September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on New Yorks World Trade Center and Virginias Pentagon killing almost 3000 people. ... BellSouth Corporation NYSE: BLS is a U.S. telecommunications company based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... Saul Bass Saul Bass (May 8, 1920 - April 25, 1996; pronunciation of name unknown) was a graphic designer, but is best known for his design on motion picture title sequences, which is thought of as the best such work ever seen. ... See stock (disambiguation) for other meanings of the term stock In financial terminology, stock is the capital raised by a corporation, through the issuance and sale of shares. ... A publicly traded corporation often refers to a company whose shares are traded on the open market, such as a stock market. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), also nicknamed the Big Board, is the largest stock exchange in the world (by dollar volume) and second largest by number of listings. ... A stock symbol or ticker symbol is a shorthand code used to uniquely identify shares of a publicly-traded corporation on a particular stock market. ...


See also

AT&T Inc. ... The Bell System was a trademark and service mark used by the US telecommunications company American Telephone & Telegraph Company (AT&T) and its affiliated companies to co-brand their extensive circuit-switched telephone network and their affiliations with each other. ... The break up of AT&T was initiated in 1974 by the U.S. Department of Justice anti-trust suit against the telephone monopoly. ...

External links

  • Cincinnati Bell's corporate information site


American mobile phone companies
Alltel | Cincinnati Bell Wireless | Cingular Wireless | Cricket Communications | Dobson Cellular | Edge Wireless | Midwest Wireless | Sprint Nextel Corporation | T-Mobile | U.S. Cellular | Unicel | Verizon Wireless
Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO)s: 7-Eleven Wireless | Amp'd Mobile | Boost Mobile | MetroPCS | Mobile ESPN | Qwest Wireless | TracFone | Virgin Mobile
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Cincinnati Bell: Information from Answers.com (3631 words)
Cincinnati Bell started out as the City and Suburban Telegraph Company and was providing telegraph lines between homes and businesses in 1873, three years before the invention of the telephone.
Cincinnati Bell and Southern New England Telephone were the only two companies in the old Bell System that were owned independently of ATandT (ATandT held only minority interests in these two companies); therefore, neither is considered a Regional Bell operating company (RBOC).
During the 1990s, Cincinnati Bell acquired a nationwide transmission network formerly known as IXC Communications and changed its corporate name to "Broadwing Communications," although the local telephone operations continued to operate under their traditional name.
Cincinnati Bell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (460 words)
Cincinnati Bell is the dominant telephone company for Cincinnati, Ohio and its nearby suburbs in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky.
Cincinnati Bell is one of three American companies that continue to actively promote itself under the "Bell" name.
Cincinnati Bell purchased the 20% Cingular owned on February 17, 2006, for $80 million.
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