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Canada's utility pole infrastructure to be upgraded to smart city green poles

Canada's utility pole infrastructure to be upgraded to smart city green poles

As part of the urban infrastructure agreement between Nokia and Greener Acres Canada, smart city green poles will be produced from nearly 50,000 tons of e-waste collected annually in Ontario.

First public autonomous car trials begin in Oxford

First public autonomous car trials begin in Oxford

A fleet of six Ford Mondeo vehicles capable of Level 4 autonomous driving will complete a nine-mile round trip from Oxford Parkway station to the UK city’s main train station.

Test area for robotic vehicles under development in Tampere

Test area for robotic vehicles under development in Tampere

The goal is to develop a secure and reliable test network that utilises Nokia’s cloud-based private LTE test network in the suburb of Hervanta.

Sunderland named smart city of the year

Sunderland named smart city of the year

The UK city won top place in the national Digital Leaders 100 Awards and was recognised for prioritising digital transformation for the wider benefit and creating opportunities for communities and businesses alike.

Spark switches on 5G in Auckland and demonstrates smart city applications

Spark switches on 5G in Auckland and demonstrates smart city applications

It has partnered with Auckland Transport to install an IoT-enabled infrastructure in the Wynyard Quarter to demonstrate connected lighting, smart parking, smart benches and smart bins.

Smart city market set to grow by $2118bn by 2024

Smart city market set to grow by $2118bn by 2024

A report from Technavio said the decreasing price of connected devices is expected to fuel the market and highlights the smart governance and education segments as key areas for growth.

Customer engagement firm joins smart city ecosystem

Customer engagement firm joins smart city ecosystem

CSG has joined the joined the global technology and innovation accelerator, the Innovation Corridor, to support the development and proliferation of smart cities.

Live your life smarter: miracles by 5G and AI on power grids

Live your life smarter: miracles by 5G and AI on power grids

Huawei’s 5G and AI solutions are improving the operations of Shenzhen’s power grid.

Utility company launches fibre-to-the premise in Traverse City

Utility company launches fibre-to-the premise in Traverse City

Traverse City Light & Power’s new fibre infrastructure will also provide the Michigan city with a critical platform to innovate and deliver smart city services.

Smart cities predicted to create growth opportunities worth $2.46 trillion by 2025

Smart cities predicted to create growth opportunities worth $2.46 trillion by 2025

Frost & Sullivan analysts are calling on technology leaders to assess the emerging opportunities resulting from Covid-19 and innovate to build company-, society-, and consumer resilience.