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Highest city in the world deploys fibre broadband
06 Jan 2021
The deployment of an optical broadband network in the Bolivian city of Potosí will open up an array of opportunities that the city, its people and businesses have not had before.
City-led clean infrastructure projects can help build back a stronger US
08 Dec 2020
Report sets out to demonstrate how cities can be “critical drivers” of solutions for the multiple short-term challenges created by Covid-19 as well as emerging long-term challenges of climate change.
South Bay Fibre Network launches in Southern California
26 Nov 2020
The regional fibre network is being viewed by many as a model for government innovation, smart city applications, and a major building block for the region’s economic and social future.
Greensboro chosen as a Smart Gigabit Community
13 Nov 2020
A Greensboro Ignite steering group consisting of members from the public, private, and philanthropic sectors, will be formed to accelerate the city’s innovation activities.
Canada's utility pole infrastructure to be upgraded to smart city green poles
22 Oct 2020
As part of the urban infrastructure agreement between Nokia and Greener Acres Canada, smart city green poles will be produced from nearly 50,000 tons of e-waste collected annually in Ontario.
Ignite Cities supports vulnerable families with Covid-19 wi-fi programme
11 Sep 2020
The project, which has launched in Chicago, Columbia, Miami and New Orleans, provides wi-fi access locations and relief for families struggling through the pandemic.
Seat Pleasant rolls out telehealth system in COVID-19 effort
27 Mar 2020
Seat Pleasant calls itself “the world’s first authentic small smart city” and has a high proportion of low-income and vulnerable people, making it an ideal launch location for the technology, which could be expanded nationally.
Consortium to deploy LTE wireless network for Grand Paris Express metro
13 Mar 2020
The private wireless network project will provide critical, high-speed wireless connectivity services to meet future operational and maintenance requirements.
Glasgow unveils high-tech tower blocks
09 Sep 2019
A public-private project has equipped the 20-storey building in the Scottish city with IoT technology, free fibre-optic broadband and will provide digital inclusion classes.
OneWeb to introduce high-speed internet for the Arctic in 2020
04 Sep 2019
There will be enough capacity to give “fibre-like” connectivity to hundreds of thousands of homes, planes, and boats, connecting millions across the Arctic.
Ericsson sets out its vision for cellular IoT
02 Feb 2019
The company’s evolutionary concept describes how cellular IoT can move from more basic use cases such as smart metering to autonomous vehicles
CityFibre injects £2.5bn to build fibre broadband in the UK
26 Oct 2018
Provider claims it will deliver a “superior backbone” for mobile operators’ existing locations, enabling the roll-out of 5G and IoT technology
5G network turned on in four cities
05 Oct 2018
Verizon has switched on the world’s first commercial 5G network in the US cities of Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and parts of Sacramento
Portsmouth takes next steps on the road to smart
08 Aug 2018
The Virginian city is undertaking a citizen connectivity study to explore how it will use the its planned fibre-optic backbone network
Broader choice for Bostonians
23 Jul 2018
The city has announced a partnership with Verizon which means all citizens will have a choice of providers for fast and affordable broadband
Partnership builds out Bradford infrastructure
20 Jun 2018
The companies aim to deliver a city-wide network that can provide enough capacity for services today and in the future
Espoo named most intelligent community
07 Jun 2018
The Finnish city becomes the first European city to claim the top award in the Intelligent Community Forum programme since 2011
City councils see the light
19 Apr 2018
El Monte and Carson in LA county are driving ahead with wireless LED systems as part of the Smart & Safe Parks initiative
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
14 Dec 2020
Rethinking the urban jungle through biophilic building design
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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