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 *
ZRNO JOHN M

(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)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/03/2013
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               25,000 I By Family Limited Partnership (1)
Common Stock (2) 05/03/2013   A   19,663 A $ 3.56 84,267 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 (3) $ 4.245             04/23/2004 04/23/2014 Common Stock 9,000   9,000 D  
Option to Buy (3) $ 3.87             04/29/2005 04/29/2015 Common Stock 9,000   9,000 D  
Option to Buy (3) $ 4.195             04/28/2006 04/28/2016 Common Stock 9,000   9,000 D  
Option to Buy (4) $ 4.62             01/03/2007 01/03/2017 Common Stock 48,400   48,400 D  
Option to Buy (5) $ 5.31             05/03/2007 05/03/2017 Common Stock 9,000   9,000 D  
Phantom Shares (6)               (7)   (7) Common Stock 6,000   13,500 D  
Phantom Shares (6)               (7)   (7) Common Stock 6,000   19,500 D  
Phantom Shares (6)               (7)   (7) Common Stock 6,000   25,500 D  
Phantom Shares (6)               (7)   (7) Common Stock 6,000   31,500 D  
Phantom Shares (6)               (7)   (7) Common Stock 6,000   37,500 D  
Phantom Shares (6)               (7)   (7) Common Stock 6,000   43,500 D  
Phantom Shares (6)               (7)   (7) Common Stock 6,000   49,500 D  
Explanation of Responses:
1. Shares held by Zrno Family Limited Partnership
2. Restricted shares granted under the 2007 Stock Option Plan for Non-Employee Directors which is a Rule 16b-3 Plan.
3. Option shares granted under the 1997 Stock Option Plan for Non-Employee Directors which is a Rule 16b-3 Plan.
4. Option shares granted under the 1997 Stock Option Plan for Non-Employee Directors which is a Rule 16b-3 Plan. Under the terms of 1997 Stock Option Plan for Non-Employee Directors which is a Rule 16b-3 Plan, reporting person elected to defer a percentage of his annual retainer fee and per meeting fees in exchange for options.
5. Option shares granted under the 2007 Stock Option Plan for Non-Employee Directors which is a Rule 16b-3 Plan.
6. One for one conversion.
7. Phantom shares are payable in cash following retirement or termination of the reporting person's affiliation with the Company.
Christopher J. Wilson, Attorney-in-fact for John M. Zrno 05/13/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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