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Press release from Business Wire

Free Phone Call from Santa Brought to You by Cincinnati Bell

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Cincinnati Bell giving free, customized phone calls from the North Pole</i> </p>

Monday, November 21, 2011

Free Phone Call from Santa Brought to You by Cincinnati Bell15:44 EST Monday, November 21, 2011 CINCINNATI (Business Wire) -- Cincinnati Bell announced today its “Santa Calls” program is back by popular demand. Users can schedule a free phone call from Santa customized with their child's name and choose one of four holiday messages. Since its launch in 2006, more than 400,000 Santa Calls have been placed. Calls from Santa are powered by OneCommand and are free of charge. Users can schedule a call online or from a smartphone to any home or mobile phone number with a 513, 859, 937, or 812 area code. Santa begins his message after the recipient says “Hello” with the chosen holiday message. For recipients who have Caller ID service, the call appears as though it's coming straight from the North Pole. “This is a great holiday program we enjoy providing every year for the community,” says Jane Weiler, senior interactive marketing manager at Cincinnati Bell. “The look on children's faces when they receive a call from Santa is priceless and we're happy to be able to add to their excitement during the holidays.” To schedule a call from Santa, visit www.cincinnatibell.com/holiday online or www.cincinnatibell.com/mobileholiday from a smartphone. Calls must be scheduled by 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 23, 2011 and no calls can be delivered after 9 p.m. on Dec. 24, 2011. About Cincinnati BellWith 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. For Cincinnati BellLisa McLaughlin, 513-368-1860lisa.mclaughlin@gyro.com