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Cincinnati Bell Fioptics Reaches 25,000 Customer Milestone

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Cincinnati Bell Fioptics Reaches 25,000 Customer Milestone12:06 EST Thursday, December 09, 2010 CINCINNATI (Business Wire) -- Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) today announced that more than 25,000 Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky households now subscribe to its Fioptics product suite. Fioptics offers state-of-the-art digital television with more than 325 channels and broadband Internet with speeds up to 100 mbps—the fastest available in the Tri-State. Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics includes digital television, broadband Internet and home phone service delivered through a fiber-optics network. The company launched Fioptics in 2009 and services are currently available to over 70,000 households. Cincinnati Bell plans to steadily expand Fioptics coverage as it completes necessary network upgrades. Areas where Fioptics is available can be found at www.cincinnatibell.com/fioptics. “With Fioptics, we can offer customers competitive pricing and the first true ‘quad-play' bundle in Cincinnati – wireless, digital TV, Internet and home phone service all from one provider and on one monthly statement,” said Darrick Zucco, vice president and general manager of consumer markets. “With download speeds of up to 100 mbps, Fioptics offers the fastest Internet service in Greater Cincinnati.” Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics television offers an expanded selection of high-definition and digital channels including: More than 325 channels, including digital music, local, movie, and sports programming, as well as Indian and Spanish-language packages An extensive lineup of 66 HD channels, with more coming soon Parental controls, HD DVR and Video-on-Demand Broadband Internet options range from 10 mbps up to 100 mbps and all levels include free access to more than 350 WiFi HotSpots, 3GB of back-up storage and wireless networking capabilities. Fioptics' standard rates represent a savings over local competitor pricing. Customers can save even more by adding digital home phone or wireless service to their bundle. For additional information about Fioptics or to order call (513) 565-9890, click on www.cincinnatibell.com/fioptics or visit any Cincinnati Bell retail store. 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, businesses nationwide ranging in size from start-up companies to large enterprises turn to Cincinnati Bell for efficient, scalable office communications systems as well as complex information technology solutions including data center colocation and managed services. For more information, visit www.cincinnatibell.com. For Cincinnati Bell Inc.Lisa McLaughlin, 513-368-1860Email: lisa.mclaughlin@gyrohsr.com