Smart Cities News

Why 5G will help us build smart communities as well as smart cities

Why 5G will help us build smart communities as well as smart cities

Brian Jackson, Head of Surveillance Solutions, BT Enterprise, says being ’smart’ is about connecting communities with the technology to address problems that most people assume can never be solved.


UK cities use digital street units to measure air quality

UK cities use digital street units to measure air quality

Bradford and Birmingham are working with BT and scientists to use sensors integrated within InLink digital hubs to monitor air pollution in real-time.

InLinkUK rolls out call-blocking algorithm to prevent kiosks being used for crime

InLinkUK rolls out call-blocking algorithm to prevent kiosks being used for crime

InLinkUK and BT have worked with the police and local councils on the new technology which aims to cut anti-social behaviour such as drug dealing. Smart crime prevention or surveillance?

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.