WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

                          Date of Report: July 29, 2003

                              CINCINNATI BELL INC.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

             Ohio                         1-8519                 31-1056105
 (State or other jurisdiction    (Commission File Number)      (IRS Employer
      of incorporation)                                      Identification No.)

            201 East Fourth Street
               Cincinnati, Ohio                                       45202
   (Address of principal executive offices)                         (Zip Code)

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

FORM 8-K                                                   CINCINNATI BELL INC.


Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) issued a Press Release on July 28, 2003
announcing that that John F. Cassidy has been named president and chief
executive officer of the company.

A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.


         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.

                                   CINCINNATI BELL INC.

                                   By:  /s/ Jeffrey C. Smith
                                        Jeffrey C. Smith
                     Chief Human Resources Officer, General
                         Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Date:  July 29, 2003

                                  Exhibit Index

  Exhibit No.                       Exhibit                     Page No.
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     99.1            Press Release dated July 28, 2003