Smart Cities News

Cities want 5G to work – but terms and conditions apply

Cities want 5G to work – but terms and conditions apply

Martin Brynskov, Chairman, Open & Agile Smart Cities, says smart cities offer a huge market for telcos but notes that “terms and conditions apply".

Deutsche Telekom sets up municipal advisory board

Deutsche Telekom sets up municipal advisory board

The company is working with representatives from cities and municipalities on issues relating to broadband expansion, 5G and digitisation.

London signs up to international smart city coalition

London signs up to international smart city coalition

The Greater London Authority has joined Open & Agile Smart Cities, the international network that supports cities and communities in their digital transformation.

AT&T and  San José join forces to close digital divide

AT&T and San José join forces to close digital divide

IoT solutions will expand community wi-fi and smart city solutions will be used to address critical issues and help make San José one of the most innovative cities in Silicon Valley.

Canada announces its Smart Cities Challenge winners

Canada announces its Smart Cities Challenge winners

Four cities have been chosen from 20 finalists, which spent the last year working with residents and partners to turn their smart ideas into practical plans.

Glasgow bids to become UK's first net zero city

Glasgow bids to become UK's first net zero city

The city council and ScottishPower say they will work together towards achieving net zero carbon emissions ahead of Scotland’s 2045 nationwide target.

Melbourne makes major investments in parks, waste and water

Melbourne makes major investments in parks, waste and water

The city is investing more than $19m in capital works to respond to the impact of climate change, better manage its parklands and urban forests and conserve water.

Mayor accelerates expansion of San Francisco bike lanes

Mayor accelerates expansion of San Francisco bike lanes

The Californian city will create 20 miles of new protected bike lanes and put in place increased enforcement to protect cyclist safety.

Former Kansas City CIO launches smart city consultancy

Former Kansas City CIO launches smart city consultancy

B2 Civic Solutions claims to have developed a replicable model for identifying, planning and resourcing smart solutions for communities of all sizes.

The ‘move fast and break things’ era is over, say UK tech workers

The ‘move fast and break things’ era is over, say UK tech workers

Almost one in five UK tech workers surveyed by Doteveryone said they have quit jobs over ethical or moral concerns.