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Cincinnati Bell is a provider of integrated communications solutions for residential and business customers. Its solutions include local and long-distance voice, data, high-speed Internet, and video entertainment services. The company offers next-generation cloud communications, internet connectivity, mobile marketing, and Wi-Fi solutions specifically designed for small businesses. It also offers enterprise businesses end-to-end communications and IT solutions.

TypePublic
Founded1873
HQCincinnati, OH, US
Websitecincinnatibell.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureA

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)4,400(+3%)
Job Openings25
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.6 B(+2%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$15.4
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Cincinnati Bell

Leigh R. Fox

Leigh R. Fox

President & Chief Executive Officer
Andrew R. Kaiser

Andrew R. Kaiser

Chief Financial Officer
Christi H. Cornette

Christi H. Cornette

Chief Culture Officer
Thomas E. Simpson

Thomas E. Simpson

Chief Operating Officer
Suzi Maratta

Suzi Maratta

Vice President & Corporate Controller
Kevin J. Murray

Kevin J. Murray

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
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Cincinnati Bell Office Locations

Cincinnati Bell has an office in Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH, US (HQ)
221 E 4th St
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Cincinnati Bell Financials and Metrics

Cincinnati Bell Revenue

Cincinnati Bell's revenue was reported to be $1.56 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

409.9m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

189.8m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

46.3%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

(5.6m)

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

32.6m

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2021)

785.2m

Closing stock price (21-Jul-2021)

15.4

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

6.7m

EV

2.8b
Cincinnati Bell's current market capitalization is $785.2 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.2b1.3b1.4b1.5b1.6b

Revenue growth, %

(13%)9%7%12%

Cost of goods sold

678.9m761.3m698.7m784.6m

Gross profit

506.9m527.2m679.5m752.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

278.2m294.0m289.2m295.7m296.8m386.7m379.6m384.2m382.5m409.9m

Cost of goods sold

154.8m165.4m162.6m149.4m152.3m197.7m197.7m195.5m194.7m193.7m193.4m220.1m

Gross profit

123.4m128.6m126.6m146.3m144.5m189.0m181.9m188.7m187.8m189.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

44%44%44%49%49%49%48%49%49%46%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

9.7m17.8m15.4m11.6m12.2m

Accounts Receivable

178.6m239.8m342.8m307.7m369.6m

Prepaid Expenses

15.0m22.2m30.7m28.3m33.5m

Inventories

22.7m44.3m46.5m44.6m35.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

102.1m35.1m(69.8m)(66.6m)(55.6m)

Depreciation and Amortization

182.2m193.0m252.0m304.9m293.4m

Inventories

(6.2m)(16.6m)2.2m5.0m

Accounts Payable

(13.1m)22.4m95.1m(40.0m)15.8m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

60.4m62.5m51.3m(8.3m)(22.1m)(39.8m)(26.9m)(32.4m)(46.0m)(41.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

45.8m92.8m140.1m51.2m102.1m177.6m79.4m153.6m229.1m74.2m148.9m220.8m

Inventories

(5.6m)(5.9m)(1.7m)(4.4m)10.6m1.5m7.5m5.6m(600.0k)

Accounts Payable

5.8m9.9m2.4m3.6m3.0m16.4m(74.8m)(63.8m)(76.4m)(5.3m)(21.8m)(56.6m)(33.9m)
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

348.8k

Debt/Equity

-9.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.8 x

Financial Leverage

-12.7 x
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Cincinnati Bell Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Fiber Route Miles

9.6 k10.9 k16.5 k17 k

Video Subscribers (Cincinnati)

137.6 k146.5 k139.9 k135.1 k

Video Subscribers (Hawaii)

48.8 k42.7 k

Voice Subscribers (Cincinnati)

96.2 k105.9 k107.6 k106.8 k
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Cincinnati Bell Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Hawaiian Telcom, Inc.July 10, 2017$650 m
OnX Enterprise Solutions Ltd.July 10, 2017$201 m
CyrusOne LLCMay 12, 2010$525 m
GramTelJanuary 07, 2008$20 m
eGIXDecember 06, 2007$18 m
BRCOMNovember 09, 1999
CBTS LLC
CBTS Technology Solutions India LLP
CBTS Technology Solutions LLC
CBTS Virginia LLC
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Cincinnati Bell Revenue Breakdown

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Cincinnati Bell revenue breakdown by business segment: 36.6% from IT Services and Hardware and 63.4% from Entertainment and Communications

Cincinnati Bell Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Cincinnati Bell Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Cincinnati Bell Online and Social Media Presence

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Cincinnati Bell Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    75/100

  • CEO Rating

    D+

    62/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    67/100

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Cincinnati Bell News and Updates

Cincinnati Bell Inc. Announces Extension Of Expiration Time With Respect To Previously Announced Consent Solicitations For 7 1/4% Notes Due 2023, 7.000% Senior Notes Due 2024, 8.000% Senior Notes Due 2025 And 6.30% Debentures Due 2028 And Change To Consent Fees Payable To Consenting Holders With Respect To Consent Solicitations For 7 1/4% Notes Due 2023 And 6.30% Debentures Due 2028

CINCINNATI, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Bell Inc. ("Cincinnati Bell" or the "Company") today announced that it is (1) extending the expiration time (the "Expiration Time") for its previously announced solicitations of consents (the "Consent Solicitations") with respect to...

Cincinnati Bell Inc. Announces Extension Of Expiration Time With Respect To Previously Announced Consent Solicitations For 7 1/4% Notes Due 2023, 7.000% Senior Notes Due 2024, 8.000% Senior Notes Due 2025 And 6.30% Debentures Due 2028

CINCINNATI, April 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Bell Inc. ("Cincinnati Bell" or the "Company") today announced that it is extending the expiration time (the "Expiration Time") for its previously announced solicitations of consents (the "Consent Solicitations") with respect to...

Cincinnati Bell Inc. Announces Supplement To Consent Solicitation Statement With Respect To Consent Solicitations For 7.000% Senior Notes Due 2024 And 8.000% Senior Notes Due 2025

CINCINNATI, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Bell Inc. ("Cincinnati Bell" or the "Company") today announced that it has made available to Holders of its 7.000% Senior Notes due 2024 (the "2024 Notes") and Holders of its 8.000% Senior Notes due 2025 (the "2025 Notes" and, together...

Cincinnati Bell Inc. To Be Acquired By Macquarie Infrastructure Partners In $2.9 Billion Transaction

CINCINNATI, March 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) ("Cincinnati Bell" or "the Company"), together with Macquarie Infrastructure Partners ("MIP"), today announced an agreement through which a MIP-controlled subsidiary will acquire all outstanding shares of...

Cincinnati Bell to be acquired by Macquarie Infrastructure in all-cash deal valued at $2.9 billion

Cincinnati Bell Inc. said Friday it has reached agreement to be acquired by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners in an all-cash deal valued at about $2.9 billion. Under the terms of the deal, Macquarie will pay $15.50 for each Cincinnati Bell share, equal to a 101% premium to the closing per share pri…

Cincinnati Bell Inc. Announces Update To Transaction Process

CINCINNATI, March 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As previously announced, Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) has received a binding proposal from Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Inc. ("MIRA") that Cincinnati Bell's Board of Directors, in consultation with its legal and financial advisors,...
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Cincinnati Bell Blogs

Father's Day activities your Dad will love

Summer has finally arrived and Father’s Day will be here soon (Don't worry, I had to look it up too…it’s June 20th). With vacations, home projects, graduations, summer sports and more- it can sneak up on you fast. If you don't quite know what you're going to do yet and are looking for so…

Why you need to start paying attention to your internet's upload speed

If you work from home, livestream on social media, or game a lot, then you should find upload speeds important. And the more people you have in your home doing these types of things, the more important it becomes. Your internet's upload speed determines how fast you can send content to t…

Oscars cram session: 8 nominees you can watch right now on Fioptics On Demand

The 93rd Academy Awards takes place this Sunday, April 25, at 8 p.m. on ABC (Fioptics Channel 509). Are you ready? The Oscars are a viewing event on par with any sporting event and just like with sports, it’s always more fun to have a rooting interest. Below are 8 Oscar-nominated movies…

A Guide to Spring: 11 things to do in Cincinnati

The snow has passed and warm weather is finally here. Spring is in the air! There are many activities you can enjoy around Greater Cincinnati on the sunny, or even rainy, days to come. Start exploring the city and all it has to offer before summer even begins.

5 ways your internet could be better with Premier

The expectation to be connected whenever and wherever becomes more prevalent each day. A fast and reliable internet connection is a must for everyone. With Cincinnati Bell's Premier, you have access to a host of premium features and services designed to help you get more out of your inte…

6 Reasons Having a Landline Phone is Still a Good Idea

I know how much we all love our cell phones. They’re small(ish), seem to have infinite capabilities, are stylish, and keep the whole world at our fingertips. With the rise of smartphones, landlines have become somewhat of an afterthought. In fact, according to a study done by the Nation…
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Cincinnati Bell Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cincinnati Bell founded?

    Cincinnati Bell was founded in 1873.

  • Who are Cincinnati Bell key executives?

    Cincinnati Bell's key executives are Leigh R. Fox, Andrew R. Kaiser and Christi H. Cornette.

  • How many employees does Cincinnati Bell have?

    Cincinnati Bell has 4,400 employees.

  • What is Cincinnati Bell revenue?

    Latest Cincinnati Bell annual revenue is $1.6 b.

  • What is Cincinnati Bell revenue per employee?

    Latest Cincinnati Bell revenue per employee is $354.5 k.

  • Who are Cincinnati Bell competitors?

    Competitors of Cincinnati Bell include Everstream, 16WiFi and Spark New Zeland.

  • Where is Cincinnati Bell headquarters?

    Cincinnati Bell headquarters is located at 221 E 4th St, Cincinnati.

  • Where are Cincinnati Bell offices?

    Cincinnati Bell has an office in Cincinnati.

  • How many offices does Cincinnati Bell have?

    Cincinnati Bell has 1 office.