Opinions

Creating truly open cities: why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter

Creating truly open cities: why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter

Interoperability is the way forward for dynamic and effective smart cities, writes Gianni Minetti, CEO at Paradox Engineering

Smart cities are only as good as their connectivity

Smart cities are only as good as their connectivity

The promise of smart cities needs a strong network to back it up, writes Jamie Hayes, Mobile Network Operators Director, BT Wholesale.

Taking a security-first approach to smart cities

Taking a security-first approach to smart cities

Smart cities should learn from decades of cybersecurity practice when building networks, writes Neil Correa, security strategist, Micro Focus

Accelerating city digitisation and avoiding silos with interoperable IoT data model and LPWA networks

Accelerating city digitisation and avoiding silos with interoperable IoT data model and LPWA networks

Open and interoperable data models will help cities speed up the deployment of smart technologies, writes Stephane Dejean, Chief Marketing Officer at Kerlink.

Towards the smart cities of 2025

Towards the smart cities of 2025

From tech trends to behavioural shifts and new ways to make smart cities economically sustainable, Matthew James Bailey explores what the next five years could look like.

Network choices for the smart city? Start with a spreadsheet, not a datasheet, says Will Franks, Telensa

Network choices for the smart city? Start with a spreadsheet, not a datasheet, says Will Franks, Telensa

The smartest cities will have multiple networks, each one supporting a service set and chosen because it is the best way to deliver defined business benefits