Loveland names new leader for broadband division

LOVELAND — Brieana Reed-Harmel, Loveland’s broadband initiative manager since 2016, will lead a recently formed Loveland Water and Power division that will continue the project.

She will serve as division manager of the city’s High-Speed Fiber Enterprise, according to a city news release. In that role, Reed-Harmel’s duties include managing construction and operation of a citywide network that will make fiber-optic internet service available to every home, business and school in Loveland.

Loveland City Council passed a measure in November endorsing the broadband network and granted preliminary approval earlier this month for e issuance of utility enterprise bonds to raise $97 million to fund it.  

The construction of the network will begin in 2019 and is expected to be complete within three to four years.

LOVELAND — Brieana Reed-Harmel, Loveland’s broadband initiative manager since 2016, will lead a recently formed Loveland Water and Power division that will continue the project.

She will serve as division manager of the city’s High-Speed Fiber Enterprise, according to a city news release. In that role, Reed-Harmel’s duties include managing construction and operation of a citywide network that will make fiber-optic internet service available to every home, business and school in Loveland.

Loveland City Council passed a measure in November endorsing the broadband network and granted preliminary approval earlier this month for e issuance of utility enterprise bonds to raise $97 million to fund it.  

The construction of the network will begin in 2019 and is expected to be complete within three to four years.