Cincinnati Bell, doing enterprise as Altafiber, is a regional telecommunications service provider based in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. It provides fiber-optic Internet, landline telephone, and IPTV firms by the use of its subsidiaries Hawaiian Telcom, and Cincinnati Bell Telephone, which are the incumbent native alternate carriers for Hawaii, and the Greater Cincinnati metropolitan area (aka “The Tri-State”). Other subsidiaries moreover current enterprise information experience firms and prolonged distance calling.
Cincinnati Bell was based mostly in 1873 as a telegraph agency, and was, for lots of its historic previous, a Bell System franchisee. In the Nineteen Nineties, the company expanded into Internet entry and mobile phone firms. Cincinnati Bell divested its mobile phone service in 2014, to have the ability to consider enterprise and fiber-optic firms. It was acquired by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets in September 2021, and rebranded as Altafiber in March 2022.
Who Owns Cincinnati Bell?
Cincinnati Bell is owned by the Macquarie Group Limited, an Australian worldwide financial firms group. Headquartered and listed in Australia (ASX: MQG), the company employs better than 17,000 employees in 33 markets, is the most important infrastructure asset supervisor on the earth, along with Australia’s prime ranked mergers and acquisitions adviser, with better than A$737 billion in property under administration.
Macquarie Group was based mostly December 10, 1969, as Hill Samuel Australia Limited, a subsidiary of the UK’s Hill Samuel and Co. Limited.