TIA Urges DC to Invest in Connectivity Infrastructure to Advance Smart Communities

Joint Letter Sent Today Welcomes House E&C Subcommittee Focus on 'Smart' Technology at Local Level

Arlington, Va. (March 16, 2017) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today  applauded action in the U.S. House on policy measures to enhance the deployment of "smart" technology at the local level. In a letter sent to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, TIA and several other groups offer support for a Smart Communities Bill that promotes the use of advanced technologies and systems.

Silver Spring Networks Deploys Internet of Things Platform in Ireland

Accelerate Internet of Things Opportunities in the West of Ireland

Today at the Energy Ireland Conference 2016, Silver Spring Networks, Inc. announced it has commenced a smart city and energy efficiency program in Crossmolina, County Mayo, in the West of Ireland.

Wireless Broadband Alliance and UCLG liaise on development of Connected Cities

Partnership will play key role in development of Wireless Global Congress and Connected City Advisory Board

Singapore

The Wireless Broadband Alliance today announced that it has signed a formal agreement with United Cities and Local Governments Committee of Digital and Knowledge-based Cities (UCLG-CDC) to work closely together on the development of Connected City initiatives. The partnership will play an integral role in the development of the Connected City Summit at the WBA Wireless Global Congress, taking place on 28th June in Liverpool.

Connected Devices Seen as Building Blocks of Smart Cities

Local government spending on Smart Cities may reach 25% of all government external spending on IoT by 2018

One of the key limiting factors to growth of IoT beyond existing objects is that many envisioned use cases involve low value. There is a need for improvements in both on the demand side (higher valued use-cases) and the supply side (lower cost of inputs for IoT by way of less expensive components and service costs). >> Read more
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Understanding and Capitalizing on Smart City Opportunities

Smart Cities Opportunities - Exclusive Market Research ReportSmart City solutions providers are taking a more integrated approach to the design and implementation of infrastructure and service capabilities. Features and functionality must be blended to work efficiently across many industry verticals, and to address the needs of disparate market segments with multiple overlapping, and sometimes mutually exclusive, requirements.

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Internet of Things (IoT) in Public Infrastructure: Smart Cities

We see great synergy coming in public and commercial IoT initiatives, but it will take up to twenty years fully develop

We believe that Smart Cities represents an opportunity in the public sector as we expect IoT to support various infrastructure initiatives including Smart Grids and other critical areas. Major IoT initiatives will begin to be impactful starting in 2020 as critical adoption points are reached and major issues, such as interoperability and security, are solved initially through preliminary solutions. >> Read more
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Understanding and Capitalizing on Smart City Opportunities

Smart Cities Opportunities - Exclusive Market Research ReportSmart City solutions providers are taking a more integrated approach to the design and implementation of infrastructure and service capabilities. Features and functionality must be blended to work efficiently across many industry verticals, and to address the needs of disparate market segments with multiple overlapping, and sometimes mutually exclusive, requirements.

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Smart Cities Seen as Major Driver of ICT Innovation for the Next Three Decades

To encourage a thriving culture, cities must attain economic, social, and environmental sustainability

Global metropolitan areas are facing unprecedented challenges as the pace of urbanization is increasing at a pace that is testing the ability of city planners to meet the current and anticipated needs of its citizens. Each day, more than 150 thousand people get added in urban areas, either because of migration or births. Between now and 2050, the world’s urban population is expected to grow by more than 70%.

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