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: December 5, 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 on December 4, 2003 the election of
Michael G. Morris, (57) chairman, president and chief executive officer of the
Northeast Utilities system, to the company's board of directors, effective
immediately. 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:  December 5, 2003

                                  Exhibit Index

  Exhibit No.                        Exhibit                          Page No.
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    99.1                    Press Release of the Company dated
                            December 4, 2003