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Creating connected infrastructure to power MaaS

Creating connected infrastructure to power MaaS

Fujitsu’s Rabih Arzouni explores how public bodies and private companies must work together to ensure the right infrastructure is in place to support MaaS and other transport advances.

Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity

Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity

Ahead of her participation at Smart IoT Connect, Davina Fell, Digital Infrastructure Programme Manager, Southwark Council, talks to Sarah Wray about councils’ connectivity challenges – and opportunities.

Signify smart pole aims to "turbocharge" smart cities

Signify smart pole aims to "turbocharge" smart cities

The new BrightSites pole provides an all-in-one solution to accommodate a wide variety of IoT applications and always-on connectivity as well as LED lighting.

Singapore crowned fibre city champion

Singapore crowned fibre city champion

The smart nation tops the inaugural FTTH Council Asia-Pacific ranking of cities with the most advanced fibre-to-the-home coverage.

Birmingham New Street becomes first UK station to trial 5G

Birmingham New Street becomes first UK station to trial 5G

The Mayor of the West Midlands and commuters and travellers were the first to test speeds as part of Vodafone’s live trial.

BT calls for open access to street furniture

BT calls for open access to street furniture

The company wants an end to exclusive concessions agreements on council-owned furniture to speed up delivery of 4G and 5G services and boost city centre mobile coverage.

Ericsson sets out its vision for cellular IoT

Ericsson sets out its vision for cellular IoT

The company’s evolutionary concept describes how cellular IoT can move from more basic use cases such as smart metering to autonomous vehicles

JCDecaux street furniture to boost France's connectivity

JCDecaux street furniture to boost France's connectivity

The outdoor advertising company is supporting telecoms operators to roll out small cells in 10 French cities this year
Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

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Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

A pioneering initiative between Georgia Power, the City of Atlanta and a cohort of partners is showing what’s next in smart cities and demonstrating the power of public-private partnerships.