SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
KEATING BRIAN G

(Last) (First) (Middle)
221 EAST FOURTH STREET

(Street)
CINCINNATI OH 45202

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
CINCINNATI BELL INC [ CBB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Vice President
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/13/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 6,745.961 I By Trustee of 401k
Common Stock (1) 03/13/2012 S 74,014 D $4.02 18,933 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Option to Buy (2) $5.655 12/04/2004 12/04/2013 Common Stock 51,000 51,000 D
Option to Buy (2) $3.995 12/01/2005 12/01/2015 Common Stock 50,000 50,000 D
Option to Buy (2) $4.735 12/08/2007 12/08/2016 Common Stock 50,000 50,000 D
Option to Buy (3) $4.91 12/07/2008 12/07/2017 Common Stock 50,000 50,000 D
Stock Appreciation Right (4) $1.39 01/30/2010 01/30/2019 Common Stock 28,492 28,492 D
Option to Buy (3) $2.91 01/29/2011 01/29/2020 Common Stock 50,638 50,638 D
Stock Appreciation Right (5) $2.54 12/07/2011 12/07/2020 Common Stock 79,429 79,429 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. This transaction was made pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on February 14, 2012.
2. Option shares granted under the Cincinnati Bell Inc. 1997 Long Term Incentive Plan which is a Rule 16b-3 Plan.
3. Option shares granted under the Cincinnati Bell Inc. 2007 Long Term Incentive Plan which is a Rule 16b-3 Plan.
4. Stock-settled Stock Appreciation Right (SAR) granted under the Cincinnati Bell Inc. 2007 Long Term Incentive Plan which is a Rule 16b-3 Plan.
5. Cash-settled Stock Appreciation Right (SAR) granted under the Cincinnati Bell Inc. 2007 Long Term Incentive Plan which is a Rule 16b-3 Plan.
Remarks:
Christopher J. Wilson, Attorney-in-Fact for Brian G. Keating 03/15/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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