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: August 19, 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. announced that Thomas L. Schilling has stepped down as
chief financial officer of the company, effective August 17, 2003, and will
serve as a consultant to the company through the end of the year. A copy of the
Company's 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/ Christopher J. Wilson
                                            Christopher J. Wilson
                                            Vice President and General Counsel

Date:  August 19, 2003

                                  Exhibit Index

  Exhibit No.                    Exhibit                            Page No.
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     99.1            Press Release of the Company dated
                     August 18, 2003