Opinions

Why World Metropolitan Day is a time to rethink the future of the city

Why World Metropolitan Day is a time to rethink the future of the city

World Metropolitan Day is more than "just another international day", writes Oscar Chamat, Research and Policy Officer at Metropolis.

Iskandar shows Malaysia’s smart cities’ promise but only if they keep citizens in mind

Iskandar shows Malaysia’s smart cities’ promise but only if they keep citizens in mind

Malaysia can show how to build a smart city from scratch but it’s not without its challenges, writes Skymind CEO Shawn Tan

Overcoming the innovation gap

Overcoming the innovation gap

There is a gap between the aspirations of cities and the true capabilities of smart city technology, writes Anders Lisdorf.

Could FWA be the answer to keeping people connected during the global pandemic?

Could FWA be the answer to keeping people connected during the global pandemic?

Fixed Wireless Access’s speed and flexibility could have it serve a crucial role in helping businesses and public services rebuild in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, writes James Bristow, SVP EMEA, Cradlepoint

The 14 pillars of a smart city

The 14 pillars of a smart city

Strategies must take a holistic approach encompassing people, institutions, structures and operations, say Clint Vince, founder of Dentons’ Smart Cities and Communities Think Tank, and Jennifer Morrissey, counsel at Dentons.

Can new satellite constellations bridge the digital divide?

Can new satellite constellations bridge the digital divide?

Christian Mildner explains how new mega-constellations could provide high-speed broadband to the underserved and provide competitively priced network services in urban areas.