Cincinnati Bell Taps ATC for Business Partner Program

October 15, 2009

CINCINNATI, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ — Advanced Technology Consulting, Inc. (www.4atc.com) today announced that it has signed a Sales Agency Agreement with Cincinnati Bell Telephone (CBT) to enter its Business Partner Program.

Under the terms of the agreement, ATC will sell CBT’s full portfolio of wireline and wireless services. This includes CBT evolve Business Solutions that address the needs of small, medium and enterprise organizations with offerings such as the LAN Advantage family of data transport services, its multi-tier eVantage packages for converged voice and data services, and eMerge – its fully managed IP solution for enhanced VoIP and unified communications.

Within the first week of operating under the executed agreement, ATC signed contracts for CBT products and services with seven new customers valued at $230,000. The company is awaiting signatures on four additional contracts valued at $125,000.

“ATC is highly respected in the marketplace, and the prototypical company we look for in our Business Partner Program,” said Tom Lewis, sales director, alternate channels, Cincinnati Bell. “We have a solid match with what we’re trying to achieve in having companies represent our products and services.”

“The ATC team is very positive and clearly focused on representing CBT well,” said Beth Kritz, sales manager, business partner program, Cincinnati Bell. “Their commitment to ‘doing the right thing for the customer’ was evident immediately, which makes for a model business partnership.”

“Cincinnati Bell’s products and services reflect a comprehensive understanding of the market and a long-standing commitment to innovation,” said David Goodwin, co-principal, ATC. “Regardless of size, today’s businesses are looking to optimize their voice, data and wireless services. They want to be able to fully leverage next generation technologies without over-spending. Through its evolve Business Solutions, CBT has delivered. At ATC, we are committed to helping companies reduce telecom costs and complexities, so this partnership brings significant advantages.”

About ATC

Advanced Technology Consulting, Inc. removes the complexities of selecting, procuring, managing and maximizing telecom services by leveraging industry expertise and strategic partnerships with 50+ service providers. It derives savings by streamlining key processes and positioning solutions from best-in-class providers, including: Data, Internet, http://www.4atc.com/pages/products/data.htmlVoIP , audio/video/web conferencing, cellular/wireless, Metro Ethernet, and dark fiber. For details, visit www.4atc.com .

About Cincinnati Bell Inc.

With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell provides integrated communications solutions–including local, long distance, data, Internet, wireless, and entertainment 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 and managed services. Cincinnati Bell conducts its operations through three business segments: Wireline, Wireless, and Technology Solutions. For more information, visit www.cincinnatibell.com.

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