Black & Veatch just released an extensive survey of utilities and found, among other things, that the majority are focused on upgrading their communications infrastructure in the next five years. There was less excitement, however, about moving forward with data analytics. Get the report rundown, and download link, at the site.
New York’s pay phones are vanishing, but nobody will miss them. The replacements that Qualcomm is helping develop will provide everything from free phone calls to gigabit Internet. Learn how the whole project is not only free to taxpayers, but will generate hundreds of millions in city revenue.
People don’t just have three basic needs anymore when it comes to getting their lives back on track after disasters. See what Ooredoo is doing in the Middle East to help disaster victims not only get faster access to food, shelter and clothing -- but critical modern needs as well.
GE tapped for landmark project with Saudi Electricity… Ooredoo's bigger, faster network hits a milestone… Black & Veatch joins San Diego port project… Saudi Telecom and Arabsat launch a satellite ground station – and meet three smart people we think you'll want to watch.
Kenya has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the world, but doctors are making progress thanks to a seemingly unlikely tool. See how Qualcomm and 3G wireless are improving care for those infected.
Observers point to a shift in how China views the participation of foreign companies as it focuses on information security and smart cities development. Read more on that -- plus details on a business development mission to China to promote U.S. cleantech products and services.
The Italian utility has agreed to collaborate with one of China's leading telecommunications companies, a deal Enel says will lead to new advancements in renewable energy, smart grids and electric mobility. Learn about their first project in Chile.
Ooredoo helps meet Algeria's booming demand for mobile data services… Qualcomm white paper highlights mobile learning best practices… Cisco technology helps transform experience of Cystic Fibrosis sufferers… S&C Electric explains smart grid technologies as the foundation of smart cities. Click for these plus news from UST Global, ABB, Siemens and OSIsoft.
Qualcomm launches mHealth center in Beijing... Ooredoo wins cloud deal with Al Jazeera network… Enel's sustainability efforts feted… Gartner calls GE's GIS for utilities a leader… Cisco, Toshiba collaborating on smart communities. Click for these plus more from Opower, Enevo, Siemens, CH2M HILL, Space-Time Insight and Black & Veatch.
Qualcomm taking robotics to the next level… Ooredoo launches 'Freedom' packs for customers with disabilities… Black & Veatch CFO tapped for U.S – Africa campaign… Schneider Electric and Awesense target grid losses. Click to the site for details.