Washington, D.C.  20549



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

Date of Report: August 4, 2010

(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

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Form 8-K

Cincinnati Bell Inc.

Section 2 - Financial Information

Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On August 4, 2010, Cincinnati Bell Inc. reported its financial results for the second quarter 2010. The earnings release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.

Section 7 - Regulation FD

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure

On August 4, 2010, John F. Cassidy, the Company's president and chief executive officer, Gary J. Wojtaszek, the Company’s chief financial officer, and Brian A. Ross, the Company’s chief operating officer, will present second quarter 2010 results. The presentation will be webcast both live and on-demand. To listen, go to the Investor Relations section of www.cincinnatibell.com, 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 August 4, 2010
Exhibit 99.2 Presentation made during the Cincinnati Bell second quarter 2010 earnings conference call on August 4, 2010

Form 8-K

Cincinnati Bell Inc.

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 successfully integrate acquisitions and realize the expected revenue, profitability, and cash flows from those acquisitions; 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 stoppage 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; and disruption in the company’s back-office information technology systems, including its billing system. 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 August 4, 2010.  Cincinnati Bell anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause its estimates to change.


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.







/s/ Christopher J. Wilson

Christopher J. Wilson

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary



August 4, 2010

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.



Press release dated August 4, 2010


Presentation made during the Cincinnati Bell second quarter 2010 earnings conference call on August 4, 2010