Cincinnati Bell Adds Sony Xperia™ Tablet Z to Mobile Product Lineup
Innovative features and design offer unparalleled tablet experience

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 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 easy.”

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.

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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: www.sonymobile.com


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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 visit www.cincinnatibell.com.


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Cincinnati Bell
Angela Ginty, Director, Corporate Communications, 513-397-7144
angela.ginty@cinbell.com