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Where's the return on investment?

Where's the return on investment?

Delivering a return on investment for smart cities requires three dimensional change, writes Itai Dadon, head of smart cities and IoT, Itron.

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

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.

Fibre can transform society but only if governments are prepared to give a helping hand

Fibre can transform society but only if governments are prepared to give a helping hand

Governments need to do more to help fibre providers widen their networks, writes Stuart Large, Product Line Director & Business Development at Fotech.

Connected Cities: Has the future changed in light of Covid-19?

Connected Cities: Has the future changed in light of Covid-19?

The Covid-19 pandemic should force us to change how we use buildings, argues Meagan Crawford, Executive Director of Urban Economic

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.