LOVELAND, Ohio – (BUSINESS WIRE) – The City of Loveland is proud to announce a partnership with Cincinnati Bell to realize a “Smart City” vision and bring free public WiFi to Loveland to fuel economic growth.
Working with Loveland, Cincinnati Bell’s UniCity Smart City Practice installed a smart city solution with Wi-Fi coverage that covers most of downtown Loveland from the Little Miami River to the East Loveland Nature Preserve. The community can register via a welcome page under “LovelandFreeWifi”.
This economic development project will enable Loveland to connect with, involve and inform visitors and residents. drive more activity and visits; and ultimately help the local business community thrive.
Loveland is the newest city to partner with UniCity and implement a Smart City solution. UniCity also has partnerships with Wyoming, Fairborn, Covington, Dayton’s Oregon District, Covington Housing Authority, Lockland Village, Montgomery County, and most recently Boone County.
“Loveland City Council is excited about this initiative and all of the benefits Smart City brings to our residents, businesses and visitors,” said Kathy Bailey, Mayor of Loveland City.
“Cincinnati Bell has been connecting businesses and customers for nearly 150 years, and our Wi-Fi and Smart City partnership with the City of Loveland continues that tradition,” said Jason Praeter, president of Cincinnati Bell’s entertainment and communications business. “Connectivity is especially important given the challenges we face as a community. Cincinnati Bell and UniCity are proud to partner with the leadership of the City of Loveland on this important economic development initiative.”
About the city of Loveland
Loveland, Ohio is located about 15 miles northeast of Cincinnati and spans the Counties of Hamilton, Clermont, and Warren. The city has approximately 13,000 residents and is known for its charming historic downtown and location on the beautiful Little Miami River. These properties make Loveland a shopping, dining, and outdoor recreation destination, as well as a popular hub along the Little Miami Scenic Bike Trail. Please visit lovelandoh.gov for more information.
About Cincinnati Bell Inc.
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) provides integrated communications solutions – including local and long distance, data, high-speed Internet, and video – that keep residential and business customers in Greater Cincinnati and Dayton connected with each other and with the World. In addition, corporate customers in the US and Canada rely on CBTS and OnX, wholly owned subsidiaries, for efficient, scalable office communication systems and end-to-end IT solutions. More information is available at www.cincinnatibell.com. Information on the company’s website is not incorporated by reference in this press release.