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EX-99.1 - EXHIBIT 99.1 - CINCINNATI BELL INCa6609373_ex991.htm
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Washington, D.C.  20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report:  February 15, 2011

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

221 East Fourth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio



(Address of principal executive

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (513) 397-9900

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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Form 8-K

Cincinnati Bell Inc.

Section 2 – Financial Information

Item 2.02

Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On February 15, 2011, Cincinnati Bell Inc. reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2010. The earnings release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.

Section 7 – Regulation FD

Item 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure

On February 15, 2011, John F. Cassidy, the Company's president and chief executive officer, Gary J. Wojtaszek, the Company’s chief financial officer, and Theodore H. Torbeck, the president of Cincinnati Bell Communications, will present fourth quarter and full year 2010 results. The presentation will be webcast both live and on-demand. To listen, go to the Investor Relations section of, click on the Webcasts/Presentations tab and follow the instructions for accessing the webcast.

A copy of the presentation to be made during the meeting is attached to this Current Report as Exhibit 99.2.

The information in Items 2.02 and 7.01 and the exhibits attached to this Current Report as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 are being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section nor shall they be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Act of 1934, except as shall be expressly stated by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c)   Exhibits
Exhibit 99.1 Press release dated February 15, 2011
Exhibit 99.2 Presentation made during the Cincinnati Bell fourth quarter and full year 2010 earnings conference call on February 15, 2011

Forward Looking Statements

Certain of the statements and predictions contained in this report constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act.  In particular, statements, projections or estimates that include or reference the words “believes,” “anticipates,” “plans,” “intends,” “expects,” “will,” or any similar expression fall within the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Reform Act.  Actual results or outcomes may differ materially from those indicated or suggested by any such forward-looking statement for a variety of reasons, including, but not limited to:  changing market conditions and growth rates within the telecommunications industry or generally within the overall economy; changes in competition in markets in which the company operates; pressures on the pricing of company products and services; advances in telecommunications technology; the ability to generate sufficient cash flow to fund the company’s business plan, repay the company’s debt and interest obligations, and maintain its networks; the ability to refinance indebtedness when required on commercially reasonable terms; changes in the telecommunications regulatory environment; changes in the demand for the company’s services and products; the demand for particular products and services within the overall mix of products sold, as the company’s products and services have varying profit margins; the company’s ability to introduce new service and product offerings on a timely and cost effective basis; work stoppages caused by labor disputes; restrictions imposed under various credit facilities and debt instruments; the company’s ability to attract and retain highly qualified employees; the company’s ability to access capital markets and the successful execution of restructuring initiatives; changes in the funded status of the company’s retiree pension and healthcare plans; disruption in operations caused by a health pandemic, such as the H1N1 influenza virus; changes in the company’s relationships with current large customers, a small number of whom account for a significant portion of company revenue; disruption in the company’s back-office information technology systems, including its billing system; the company’s ability to integrate successfully the business of Cyrus Networks LLC with the company’s existing operations and to achieve the anticipated benefits of the acquisition of Cyrus Networks LLC; and failure of or disruption in the operation of data centers. More information on potential risks and uncertainties is available in recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Cincinnati Bell’s Form 10-K report, Form 10-Q reports and Form 8-K reports.  The forward-looking statements included in this report represent company estimates as of February 15, 2011.  Cincinnati Bell anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause its estimates to change.


Form 8-K

Cincinnati Bell Inc.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


By: /s/ Christopher J. Wilson
Christopher J. Wilson
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Date: February 15, 2011


Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.


99.1 Press release dated February 15, 2011
99.2 Presentation made during the Cincinnati Bell fourth quarter and full year 2010 earnings conference call on February 15, 2011