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Santa's Back, Bringing Even More Cheer and Saving This Holiday Season
Cincinnati Bell brings back Santa Calls program plus new online fun with "Fast Santa"

CINCINNATI – Nov 22, 2010 – Thanks to Cincinnati Bell, there's a new face in town for the holidays. His name is "Fast Santa" and he's here to spread online fun, saving, and great prizes, too. Fast Santa delivers Cincinnati's fastest 3G network, the hottest phones, and the most reliable service—everything a person needs to keep up with the holiday hustle and bustle.

To help kick off the holiday countdown, Cincinnati Bell is pleased to share these easy steps for meeting Fast Santa:

Fast Santa's Five Steps to Holiday Fun and Saving with Cincinnati Bell
Step One: Meet Fast Santa by going to or Test Fast Santa's snowboarding skills and customize your own Fast Santa to share via Facebook, Twitter, or e-mail. Cincinnati Bell's Facebook page is going to feature weekly contests with great prizes from now until Christmas.
Step Two: Schedule a free call from Santa. Back by popular demand, Cincinnati Bell's "Santa Calls" program has delivered more than 350,000 personalized calls since it began in 2006. Calls from Santa, which are free of charge and scheduled online, can go to any home or mobile phone number with a 513, 859, 937, or 812 area code. For recipients who have Caller ID service, the call appears as though it's coming straight from the North Pole. To hear sample messages and schedule a call, visit or Calls must be scheduled by 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 23, 2010. No calls can be delivered after 9 p.m. on Dec. 24, 2010.
Step Three: Check Cincinnati Bell's Facebook page and follow @CincyBell on Twitter for Black Friday tweets and Facebook posts about special offers and prizes including tickets, gift cards, and a 3G Android phone. Cincinnati Bell plans to post Facebook updates and tweets from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 26.
Step Four: Shop Black Friday specials in stores and online at From easy-to-use flip phones and texting phones to BlackBerry devices, Androids, and more, Cincinnati Bell is offering instant rebates on select models from Nov. 26 through Nov. 28. Most stores are open at 6 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 26. Cincinnati Bell also is going to feature online-only "Cyber Monday" specials on Monday, Nov. 29.
Step Five: Give the gifts they will love, like 3G phones on Cincinnati's fastest 3G network. Cincinnati Bell has more than 13 3G phones to choose from, including the new Alcatel Tribe Pro 3G Android, the Motorola Milestone™, and the BlackBerry® Pearl™. Each of these phones is free with a two-year equipment agreement and mail-in rebate (see stores and go online for certain terms and conditions. Web-only specials are available for free activations, free next-day shipping, and a free Bluetooth® headset.
About Cincinnati Bell Inc.
With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) provides integrated communications solutions—including local, long distance, data, Internet, entertainment, and wireless services—that keep residential and business customers in Greater Cincinnati and Dayton connected with each other and with the world. In addition, businesses nationwide ranging in size from start-up companies to large enterprises turn to Cincinnati Bell for efficient, scalable office communications systems as well as complex information technology solutions including data center colocation and managed services. For more information, visit