The launch of the iPhone in 2007 took mobile operators by complete surprise – they simply weren’t prepared for the huge increase in mobile data usage generated by the devices, says Dr. Stamatis Georgoulis, product director, Cobham Wireless.
At Smart City Expo World Congress, the international event on smart cities, Guangdong Rongwen Energy Technology Group (Rongwen) and Silver Spring Networks, Inc. announced their selection to connect smart LED street lights in Guangzhou, China.
Italtel, a telecommunications company in IT system integration, managed services, Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) and all-IP solutions, has launched an Open Innovation Programme, which will see it collaborate with start-ups and new businesses to leverage emerging technologies for applications such as Industry 4.0, Smart Cities and Digital Healthcare.
When we think of the applicable functionality that a hybrid connectivity solution would provide, multiple use cases come to mind. Everything from connected solar panels to smart cities to point of sale monitoring to security benefit from a lower cost, more reliable hybrid connectivity solution.
TM Forum, the industry association driving digital transformation through collaboration, has extended its partnership agreement with Labcities, the global smart city business network and marketplace. While Labcities will continue to operate as an independent entity, this partnership expands TM Forum’s global collaboration
Huawei is participating in the Smart City Expo World Congress 2017 (SCEWC) in Barcelona under the theme of “Leading New ICT, Creating a Smart City Nervous System”. This highlights how a Smart City can be like a living organism that works seamlessly to continuously learn and enhance the city’s services.
At Smart City Expo in Barcelona (Spain), Libelium has unveiled a cloud software service to enhance its wireless sensor platform with intelligence based solutions. The Spanish company has released the first Programming Cloud Service that will reduce development costs,
Future Cities Catapult have released its first global review of smart city strategies at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona. The report looks at 21 smart city strategies from around the world including New York, Berlin, Sao Paulo and Manchester.
So-called “smart cities” have less pollution, safer streets, and better quality of life for citizens. But many finance officers struggle to fund the upgrades that will make their cities smart. To help, Cisco introduced the City Infrastructure Financing Acceleration Program.
Inmarsat has announced the formation of a new strategic partnership with international telecommunications provider JT Group (formerly Jersey Telecom), that will enable Inmarsat to deliver a holistic connectivity solution for Internet of Things (IoT) technology. The global network will combine Inmarsat’s existing satellite communication infrastructure and cellular data provided by JT.