Rob Shema joins altafiber as Director – Government Affairs and Business Development


CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–altafiber is pleased to announce that Rob Shema is joining the organization as Director – Government Affairs and Business Development. Mr. Shema’s responsibilities will begin in September and will include developing new opportunities and relationships for altafiber to continue to expand its fiber footprint beyond Greater Cincinnati.

Mr. Shema most recently served as CEO of Com Net (CNI) and Independents Fiber Network (IFN), headquartered in Wapakoneta, Ohio. While working for CNI/IFN, Mr. Shema led efforts to expand service offerings on their regional fiber optic network on a commercial and wholesale basis. These service offerings included IPTV video service, fiber optic transport services, IP bandwidth services, dedicated Internet access services and authentication services.

Prior to his tenure at CNI/IFN, Rob spent 16 years at ACA Connects (formerly American Cable Association) where he was EVP Member Services, Finance and Chief of Staff. Rob also spent 9 years at Comcast in various roles (Government Affairs, Public Affairs, Marketing and Programming).

About altafibre

Cincinnati Bell now does business as “altafiber” in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. The Company offers integrated communication solutions to residential and business customers over its fiber optic network, including high-speed Internet, video, voice and data. The company also provides services in Hawaii under the Hawaiian Telcom brand. In addition, the Company’s enterprise customers in the United States and Canada rely on CBTS and OnX, wholly-owned subsidiaries, for efficient and scalable office communication systems and end-to-end IT solutions. For more information, please visit Information on the Company’s website is not incorporated by reference into this press release.


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