Communications Networks

September 21, 2017

FirstNet has landed its most populous state to date, with Texas announcing that it has opted in to the build-out of the public safety LTE network by AT&T. Idaho and Maryland also opted in to FirstNet this week, bringing the total count of opt-in states to 23 out of the 56 U.S.

September 07, 2017

Despite the continued proliferation of the internet and new digital devices, many low-income communities still lack internet access.

August 30, 2017

Indianapolis has been named as the most 'connected city' in the United States. The state is recognized as a continued leader identified when it comes to embracing technology and innovation in order to bridge the 'digital divide'. Mobilitie which is America's largest privately-owned wireless... read more

nairobi cell phone transportation citizen engagement
August 22, 2017

Thanks to cell phones, citizens are more connected than ever. This trend shows no signs of slowing, so governments have an opportunity to leverage this connectivity toward improved services and innovative strategies.

gigabit cities summit 2017 highlights broadband fiber
August 04, 2017

The cities of the future will be reliant on high-speed broadband infrastructure, but getting to that point presents significant obstacles.

July 19, 2017

The Wireless Broadband Alliance is continuing its support for a global Wi-Fi roaming network of public hot spots that has significantly expanded since the WBA launched the project last year. The City Wi-Fi Roaming project started as a celebration of World Wi-Fi Day last year and has been... read more

July 17, 2017

Earlier this year, Verizon and Ericsson used one race, the Indianapolis 500, to try and get ahead in another one - the race to be the first to roll out 5G wireless technology to the masses. While the trial was no doubt a step in the right direction, like most 5G testing it was still done in a... read more

July 07, 2017

“Smart cities” refers to the concept of using technology to bring together physical aspects of cities, from cars and street lights to the buildings and residents, and integrating them through data, analytics, and communication.

July 05, 2017

By now, we've all read and heard about the internet of things. Cars that drive themselves will carry us to buildings that recognize us when we enter, and unless our jobs have been taken over by robots we will be able to do them much more efficiently, thanks to data aggregated from billions of... read more

June 21, 2017

This post is the second in a series of seven chapters intended to help individuals and organisations on the journey to deploying a successful Internet of Things (IoT) transformation.

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