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Sunderland latest UK city to benefit from full-fibre investment
15 Jan 2021
The open-access full fibre infrastructure is forecast to boost business productivity and innovation as the CityFibre deployment aims to reach “nearly every home and business" in the UK city.
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.
Podcast: How distributed acoustic sensing can give greater insight into your smart city, with Fotech
13 May 2020
In the latest SmartCitiesWorld podcast, Sarah Wray talks to Chris Shannon, CEO of Fotech Group and Stuart Large, Product Line Director & Business Development.
Sunderland seeks partner to become a ‘neutral host’ 5G city
03 Mar 2020
The move aims to boost connectivity across the city and give citizens and businesses more choice.
Pupils invited to help make Edinburgh a smart city
04 Feb 2020
The pilot programme will encourage pupils to use data science and technologies like the IoT to tackle local issues and help to transform the city.
Use what you’ve got: Tapping fibre networks to ‘listen’ to the city
09 Jan 2020
UK company Fotech is looking to expand its Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) technology to smart cities, extracting new value from existing fibre networks.
The Orbit high-tech development aims to reimagine rural living in Canada
11 Dec 2019
The town’s council wants to realise the best of both worlds: urban benefits within a rural community.
Stirling on track to be CityFibre's first 'Gigabit City' by mid-2020
25 Sep 2019
The CityFibre network in Stirling will serve as a backbone for the future deployment of 5G and a host of Internet of Things and smart city applications.
Singapore crowned fibre city champion
18 Apr 2019
The smart nation tops the inaugural FTTH Council Asia-Pacific ranking of cities with the most advanced fibre-to-the-home coverage.
Vodafone lifts lid on mobile infrastructure of tomorrow
12 Dec 2018
The company is installing small antennae under new and old manhole covers as part of its strategy to improve 4G coverage and pave the way for 5G
Game-changing WTTx network for Ireland
08 Aug 2017
The country will benefit from a pioneering national wireless-to-the-x network to deliver superfast broadband
Elisa and Nokia test 10-gigabit network
18 Apr 2017
XGS-PON technology enables Elisa to deliver new high-speed services to customers in Finland’s Ostrobothnia region
Smart city focus for Asia Pac
05 Jan 2017
The fibre to the home Asia-Pacific Council is making smart cities and digital economies the focus for its next annual conference in Dehli
Opportunities and threats
25 Nov 2016
The boss of one of the UK’s leading data security firms welcomes faster connectivity but warns that it can also mean the ‘surface area’ for attacks is greater
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.
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
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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