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PhoneTag Rapidly Activates Services for Cincinnati Bell

Monday, October 10, 2011

PhoneTag Rapidly Activates Services for Cincinnati Bell09:30 EDT Monday, October 10, 2011 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Ditech Networks (Nasdaq:DITC), a leading provider of advanced voice processing solutions, today announced that Cincinnati Bell has selected Ditech's PhoneTag solution for voicemail-to-text services. The PhoneTag voice-to-text platform enables service providers to deliver new messaging solutions that add value to traditional voicemail for consumer and business customers. “Cincinnati Bell was very impressed with the availability and responsiveness of the Ditech team during our recent changeover,” said Karen Bruce, director of wireless data services at Cincinnati Bell. “Within 48 hours, our platform was integrated and operating with the PhoneTag service, and we are pleased with its performance.” PhoneTag offers a breadth of voice-to-text services, from mass market automated to enterprise-ready hybrid solutions. PhoneTag services are also available in multiple languages. “We were very pleased to be selected by Cincinnati Bell as they have a lot of experience among U.S. mobile carriers in delivering voicemail-to-text services,” said Ken Naumann, President and CEO of Ditech Networks. “We have added a lot of flexibility into the PhoneTag platform to quickly and cost-effectively enable new carriers to rapidly roll out service, and I am happy that Ditech could demonstrate this to Cincinnati Bell.” About Ditech Networks Ditech Networks provides advanced voice processing solutions that perform tasks spanning from voice-enabled Web 2.0 and unified communications services to voice quality enhancement. Ditech believes in the power and simplicity of human speech; its solutions deliver high-quality voice communication and it is currently developing compelling voice capabilities to new communications methods like social networking and text messaging, allowing consumers to use voice in ways that make sense in today's Web 2.0-savvy world. Leveraging over 20 years of deployments with communications providers around the world, Ditech's products help global communications companies meet the multiple challenges of service differentiation, network expansion and call capacity, by delivering consistent, dependable voice quality. Ditech's customers include Verizon, Sprint/Nextel, Orascom Telecom, AT&T, Telus, and West Corporation. Ditech Networks is headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information, visit www.ditechnetworks.com. 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 such as managed services and technology staffing. For more information, visit www.cincinnatibell.com. Ditech NetworksKarl Brown, VP of Marketing, 650-623-1346 (Media)kbrown@ditechnetworks.comorBill Tamblyn, CFO, 650-623-1309 (Investors)