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Whitepaper explores Covid-19's impact on the future of connectivity

Whitepaper explores Covid-19's impact on the future of connectivity

An 80 per cent surge in wi-fi upload traffic during the Covid-19 pandemic is re-affirming the need for wi-fi 6/6E and wi-fi mesh adoption, states ABI Research.

Next-gen e-bike features smart voice navigation

Next-gen e-bike features smart voice navigation

Hellobike says that the navigation system on its Yunqi electric bike helps citizens focus on the road as well as maintain social distancing.

San Francisco installs Wi-Fi ‘SuperSpots’ for distance learning during Covid-19 lockdown

San Francisco installs Wi-Fi ‘SuperSpots’ for distance learning during Covid-19 lockdown

The 25 SuperSpot devices will be located in areas where there are a lot of students lacking internet connectivity.

Smart home devices to lead in third wave of the wireless home

Smart home devices to lead in third wave of the wireless home

Devices such as smart thermostats, video cameras and smart appliances will overtake the smart TV and account for more than 60 per cent of wi-fi devices in use.

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.

Signify smart pole aims to "turbocharge" smart cities

Signify smart pole aims to "turbocharge" smart cities

The new BrightSites pole provides an all-in-one solution to accommodate a wide variety of IoT applications and always-on connectivity as well as LED lighting.

St Petersburg realises its vision of a connected community

St Petersburg realises its vision of a connected community

The city in Florida is using a small business sponsorship model to roll-out free public wi-fi, which it hopes will bridge the digital divide.

Singapore crowned fibre city champion

Singapore crowned fibre city champion

The smart nation tops the inaugural FTTH Council Asia-Pacific ranking of cities with the most advanced fibre-to-the-home coverage.

JCDecaux street furniture to boost France's connectivity

JCDecaux street furniture to boost France's connectivity

The outdoor advertising company is supporting telecoms operators to roll out small cells in 10 French cities this year