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Melbourne chosen as next pilot city for Uber Air

Melbourne chosen as next pilot city for Uber Air

It will join Dallas and Los Angeles with test flights due to begin in 2020 with a view to commercial operations commencing in 2023.

Melbourne maps its metropolitan forests

Melbourne maps its metropolitan forests

The city wants to better understand where its trees exist and why and assess what can be done to protect and expand its urban forests.

Melbourne establishes testbed for 5G and IoT

Melbourne establishes testbed for 5G and IoT

The city wants to bring together "the best minds" to help envisage the future and enable the testing of emerging technologies in a managed environment.

Melbourne makes major investments in parks, waste and water

Melbourne makes major investments in parks, waste and water

The city is investing more than $19m in capital works to respond to the impact of climate change, better manage its parklands and urban forests and conserve water.

Singapore crowned fibre city champion

Singapore crowned fibre city champion

The smart nation tops the inaugural FTTH Council Asia-Pacific ranking of cities with the most advanced fibre-to-the-home coverage.

Melbourne refuses permission for supersized advertising

Melbourne refuses permission for supersized advertising

The Australian city has refused 81 applications to display advertising on public phone booths from JCDecaux, stating that the signage is not low impact.