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Press release from Business Wire

Free Fioptics Wi-Fi Internet Now on Fountain Square

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Free Fioptics Wi-Fi Internet Now on Fountain Square16:11 EDT Wednesday, March 30, 2011 CINCINNATI (Business Wire) -- Cincinnati Bell, Inc. (NYSE:CBB) announced today thatFioptics high-speed Internet is now available on Fountain Square just in time for the Cincinnati Reds Opening Day. This free Wi-Fi HotSpot service is delivered on the fastest network in Cincinnati and makes Fountain Square even more of a destination for Cincinnatians and visitors. Cincinnati Bell will be on Fountain Square on March 31, 2011, starting at 9 a.m. to celebrate “Free Wi-Fi on the Square” and Cincinnati Reds Opening Day. Cincinnati Bell is the presenting sponsor of the Opening Day series and will feature the Fioptics Cruiser in the Opening Day Parade. Stop by the Cincinnati Bell booth on Fountain Square for the last chance to win Opening Day tickets and experience the free Fioptics Wi-Fi service. “Fountain Square is the heart of the city and we hope that people will enjoy the free service,” said Bill Donabedian, Managing Director of Fountain Square. “We'd like to thank Cincinnati Bell for installing the Fioptics Wi-Fi HotSpot to make Fountain Square a better place to gather, connect and celebrate.” “We've been a proud part of this community for more than 130 years and we're excited to share our next generation Fioptics Internet service with the people of Cincinnati,” said Darrick Zucco, Vice President and General Manager of Consumer Market for Cincinnati Bell. Cincinnati Bell Fioptics delivers state-of-the-art high speed Internet and digital television service via a fiber optic network. The fiber optic network allows Cincinnati Bell to offer digital television with over 325 channels and the fastest high speed Internet in the area with speeds ranging from 10Mbps to 100Mbps. All Fioptics and ZoomTown high speed Internet customers have free access to more than 350 Wi-Fi HotSpots, including Cincinnati's Fountain Square. About Cincinnati Bell Inc. With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell 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. Fioptics offers customers competitive pricing and the first true quad-play bundle in Cincinnati – wireless, TV, Internet and home phone service, all from one provider. Fioptics launched in 2009 and services are currently available to over 85,000 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. Cincinnati BellTim Bracken, 513-397-7974Tim.Bracken@CinBell.com