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New 4G Network Gives Cincinnati Bell Wireless Customers the Edge on Speed

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

New 4G Network Gives Cincinnati Bell Wireless Customers the Edge on Speed10:23 EDT Tuesday, July 05, 2011 CINCINNATI (Business Wire) -- Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) announced today the launch of its 4G wireless network with speeds that are twice as fast as other national wireless companies* and three times faster than its 3G network. “Every day the people of Greater Cincinnati use wireless phones to share news with friends and family and stream music and video,” said Mike Vanderwoude, vice president and general manager of wireless for Cincinnati Bell. “With our new 4G wireless network, they can do all that and more at speeds that are faster than ever.” In conjunction with the launch of its 4G network, Cincinnati Bell also introduced the Huawei Ascend X 4G, a sleek and stylish smartphone that features the Android 2.2 operating system, a 4.1-inch touchscreen display, a 5-megapixel front- and back-facing camera, and a 1-gigahertz processor. The Ascend X 4G from Cincinnati Bell is available with a limited time, buy-one-get-one-free offer for $99 after mail-in rebate and with a two-year equipment agreement and smartphone data plan. “With our 3G and 4G networks and strong Android, smartphone and tablet product lines, we can provide our customers with access to the cutting-edge wireless technology they crave,” explained Vanderwoude, adding that the company plans to add more 4G phones to its line up in the coming months. Cincinnati Bell's 4G wireless network encompasses Greater Cincinnati and agreements with national wireless companies allow customers to access 4G networks outside of Cincinnati. For more information about Cincinnati Bell's 4G network, wireless rate plans, and a special competitor contract buyout offer, visit www.cincinnatibell.com/4G. *Speed claim based on results of independent field tests conducted in April 2011. 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 enterprise customers in the Midwest and Texas with fully redundant power and cooling solutions. Complementing the colocation products, Cincinnati Bell also offers complex information technology solutions like managed services and technology staffing. For more information, visit www.cincinnatibell.com. Cincinnati BellLisa McLaughlin, 513-368-1860lisa.mclaughlin@gyro.com