Cincinnati Bell Rings Up Moto for FTTH

HORSHAM, Pa. -- Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT - News) Home and Networks Mobility business today announced that Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB - News) has selected Motorola's gigabit passive optical network (GPON), edge modulation, encryptor and encoding solutions for deployment in its fiber network. Cincinnati Bell's fiber network will enable the delivery of rich personalized media experiences and support multiple high-speed broadband service tiers and advanced video services including the highest quality high-definition TV (HDTV), video-on-demand (VOD) and standard definition television programming available to consumers today.

Cincinnati Bell serves subscribers across southern Ohio and northern Kentucky in single-family and multi-dwelling unit (MDU) environments. Already using Motorola set-tops, the service provider will expand its broadband and video services with the new high-capacity network based on Motorola GPON equipment and extend flexibility with the best-in-class video headend solutions. Cincinnati Bell joins a growing list of worldwide customers, large and small, deploying Motorola's GPON and RF video solutions.

"In selecting a next generation video network solution, we looked for a partner with extensive fiber experience including the proven ability to serve the MDU market," said Darrick Zucco, general manager, Fioptic Services of Cincinnati Bell. "With Motorola's extensive deployed base of GPON equipment in North America and their integrated 1GHz RF video solution, we are confident that as we begin employing fiber into parts of our network, our subscribers will receive the highest quality television and broadband services for many years to come."

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