Cincinnati’s new Wi-Fi plan | News | newsrecord.org

Cincinnati took its first steps on Tuesday toward bringing affordable, quick Wi-Fi to the metropolitan area.

Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld and City Manager Harry Black gave a presentation about the proposal to the Cincinnati City Council’s Education and Entrepreneurship Committee. “The mission is to create useful, cost effective solutions that bridge the digital divide and open doors to future innovations benefiting residents and businesses,” Black said.

Sittenfeld said the project will begin downtown and in other dense urban areas, with plans to gradually expand out.

A solid infrastructure will result in internet access to improve work efficiency for public services like the police and other city agencies.

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Parker Malatesta | News Editor Mar 22, 2017