The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Press release from Business Wire

Score! Cincinnati Bell Fioptics Adds NFL Network Beginning Aug. 16

Monday, August 06, 2012

Score! Cincinnati Bell Fioptics Adds NFL Network Beginning Aug. 1610:34 EDT Monday, August 06, 2012 CINCINNATI (Business Wire) -- Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) today announced the launch of NFL Network as part of its Fioptics programming lineup on Thursday, Aug. 16. NFL Network will be available on channels 209 and 609 (HD). NFL fans in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky will now have Thursday nights blocked out on their calendars when NFL Network begins showing its 13 live games scheduled for the upcoming season. The first game is slated for Sept. 13 with the Green Bay Packers hosting the Chicago Bears and be sure to watch the Cincinnati Bengals battle the Philadelphia Eagles on Dec. 13—only on NFL Network. The complete 2012 schedule is as follows: Date   Home Team   VisitingTeam Sept. 13   Packers   Bears Sept. 20   Panthers   NY Giants Sept. 27   Ravens   Browns Oct. 4   Rams   Cardinals Oct. 11   Titans   Steelers Oct. 18   49ers   Seahawks Oct. 25   Vikings   Buccaneers Nov. 1   Chargers   Chiefs Nov. 8   Jaguars   Colts Nov. 15   Bills   Dolphins Nov. 29   Falcons   Saints Dec. 6   Raiders   Broncos Dec. 13   Eagles   Bengals (Note: all games begin at 8:00 p.m. ET) NFL Network gives fans unprecedented year-round inside access to all NFL events, including the Super Bowl, Playoffs, regular season, preseason, Pro Bowl, Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement weekend, NFL Draft, Scouting Combine, Senior Bowl, league meetings, minicamps and training camps. In addition, NFL Network is the only place on television for fans to view NFL games outside their initial live airings. From original broadcast versions of past Super Bowls, in-week replays of current games, original network telecasts of classic NFL regular season and postseason games, to every preseason game, and an expanded 13-game regular season Thursday Night Football schedule beginning Week 2—NFL Network is truly the year-round destination for football fans. About Cincinnati Bell Inc. With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) provides integrated communications solutions—including local, long distance, data, 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, Cincinnati Bell provides best-in-class data center colocation services to its enterprise customers through its facilities with fully redundant power and cooling solutions that are currently located in the Midwest, Texas, London, and Singapore. Complementing the colocation products, Cincinnati Bell also offers complex information technology solutions such as managed services and technology staffing. For more information, visit About NFL Network NFL Network airs seven days a week, 24 hours a day, on a year-round basis and is the only television network fully dedicated to the NFL and the sport of football. For more information, log on to is the exclusive Internet home of NFL Network. gyro (for Cincinnati Bell)Lisa McLaughlin,