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What 5G means for smart cities

What 5G means for smart cities

The speed at which 5G is deployed worldwide will have a significant impact on how soon it will become the defining technology of smart cities, says Babak Beheshti.

Pioneering cities demonstrate fundamentals for PPP success

Pioneering cities demonstrate fundamentals for PPP success

Shobhit Jain, Director of Product Innovation at HERE Technologies, shares his insights on how to succeed with public-private partnerships.

Syracuse partners to advance its smart city 'Surge'

Syracuse partners to advance its smart city 'Surge'

The US city is collaborating with Syracuse University and Microsoft to drive its smart initiatives forward.

Digital Catapult works with five London boroughs to deliver IoT solutions

Digital Catapult works with five London boroughs to deliver IoT solutions

Croydon, Kingston-upon-Thames, Merton, Richmond-upon-Thames and Sutton will work with the innovation centre on relevant use cases for citizens and local businesses.

Why city leaders must champion the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) to tackle the ticking global healthcare timebomb

Why city leaders must champion the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) to tackle the ticking global healthcare timebomb

Cities play a growing role in improving the health of the general public.

Telco and carmaker join forces to make Spain's roads safer for cyclists

Telco and carmaker join forces to make Spain's roads safer for cyclists

Telefónica and SEAT will work with Spain’s Directorate General for Traffic to deploy Internet of Things technology to reduce accidents on Spanish roads.

Georgia Tech and Delta Airlines collaborate with Peachtree Corners testbed

Georgia Tech and Delta Airlines collaborate with Peachtree Corners testbed

The organisations will help to advance autonomous vehicle and infrastructure research at the Curiosity Lab, a 5G-enabled smart city living lab in the Atlanta suburb.

Glasgow unveils high-tech tower blocks

Glasgow unveils high-tech tower blocks

A public-private project has equipped the 20-storey building in the Scottish city with IoT technology, free fibre-optic broadband and will provide digital inclusion classes.

Smart cities to reach 50 million low power IoT connections by 2024

Smart cities to reach 50 million low power IoT connections by 2024

The smart cities sector is primed for disruption by low power Internet of Things technologies, according to a report by Juniper Research.

St Louis launches smart city technology integration pilot

St Louis launches smart city technology integration pilot

The Department of Homeland Security is collaborating with the city and the Open Geospatial Consortium on the project which will involve testing an interoperability framework.