October 13, 2015, New Orleans, LA – SCTE Cable-Tec Expo Minerva Networks, the leading provider of software solutions for the delivery of connected entertainment services, today announced that Cincinnati Bell Inc. has deployed Minerva’s platform to offer enhanced television services. Cincinnati Bell’s next-generation Fioptics TV service is now available to new subscribers in most areas, and will be made available in all remaining areas next year.
Partnering with Minerva, Cincinnati Bell is able to offer a full range of premium features including Whole Home DVR, Video on Demand, Pay-per-View, Catch-Up TV, Restart TV and a robust HD channel lineup.
“Working closely with Minerva and its eco-system partners, we intend to deliver an entertainment experience that will delight our customers,” said Mark Fahner, Vice President of Consumer Product Operations at Cincinnati Bell. “The Minerva platform provides us with the stability and flexibility we need to quickly introduce new services that will keep us ahead of the competition.”
“Cincinnati Bell came to us with very specific goals and milestones,” said Eric Freund, Vice President of Product Marketing at Minerva. “Collaborating closely with our partners, we were able to deliver a solution that we feel has met all of Cincinnati Bell’s short term goals while positioning the company for strong future growth through product innovations that will continue to enhance the entertainment experience.”
About Minerva Networks
Minerva is the leading provider of carrier-class solutions for the delivery of connected entertainment services. Over 300 operators worldwide have deployed Minerva’s service delivery platform.
For more information, visit www.minervanetworks.com
About Cincinnati Bell
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 video – 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 effectively owns approximately 11 percent of CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE), which is held in the form of CyrusOne common stock and CyrusOne LP partnership units. CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties and provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for its customers. For more information, please visit www.cincinnatibell.com.