Smart Cities News

City Lights: Gunnar Edwin Crawford, Head of Stavanger Smart City

City Lights: Gunnar Edwin Crawford, Head of Stavanger Smart City

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Gunnar Edwin Crawford about his role as head of Stavanger Smart City, Stavanger kommune in Norway

Arctic 5G pilot could improve emergency services and avalanche warnings

Arctic 5G pilot could improve emergency services and avalanche warnings

Telenor is launching the world’s northern-most 5G pilot in Svalbard, Norway.

ViaVan launches first- and last-mile transit solution in Finland

ViaVan launches first- and last-mile transit solution in Finland

Transit solution will allow residents of the Helsinki suburb of Espoo to book on-demand rides and connect to train and Metro stations in the operating zone.

Netherlands and Norway lead the way in electric car adoption

Netherlands and Norway lead the way in electric car adoption

A survey by GoCompare reveals that countries such as Australia and Mexico are lagging behind when it comes to EVs per capita

Norway's first private city adopts City Coin

Norway's first private city adopts City Coin

Liberstad claims to be the first smart city to officially adopt a cryptocurrency as its sole medium of exchange for the payment of city services and workers’ wages

Urban data centres aim to anchor smart city applications

Urban data centres aim to anchor smart city applications

Real-estate and tech firm MIRIS is planning to build 20 data centres in urban locations across Norway to support the delivery of smart city services