Partner spotlight: Qualcomm, Veolia, Enevo, ABB, Saudi Telecom

Wed, 2015-06-17 06:00 -- Liz Enbysk

Qualcomm takes on the 1000x mobile data challenge with MuLTEfire… Veolia will operate Ireland's largest biomass plant… Enevo pilots its smart waste bins in Washington, D.C. area… ABB strengthens the electric grid in New York and Massachusetts… Saudi Telecom gets a nice shout-out from the UK Telegraph.

Partner spotlight: Read up on wins for Itron, Bechtel, Cubic, Ooredoo, Bit Stew

Fri, 2015-06-12 06:00 -- Liz Enbysk

Itron's game-changing OpenWay Riva scores wins… Bechtel working with Google on Nashville's ultra-fast Internet roll out… Cubic and Chicago Transit Authority take ITS honors for innovation… Ooredoo a triple winner in Asia Communications Awards… Bit Stew Systems partnership helps utilities in Asia and Australia.

How Verizon is helping communities recover from disasters

Wed, 2015-06-10 06:00 -- SCC Staff

The ability to communicate ranks right up there with food and shelter after a disaster. Verizon has invested in a wide range of emergency services that have helped connect communities after hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires. It not only helps victims, but also those coming to their aid.

Smart hospitality: Ooredoo rolls out a high-tech welcome mat for Qatar tourists

Wed, 2015-06-03 06:00 -- SCC Staff

Qatar’s ambitious plan to draw more tourists is getting a boost from Ooredoo, the country's top communications company. Ooredoo is working with the hospitality industry to give travelers what they want via a smart hospitality suite. There's a lesson here for other regions eager to attract more visitors.

How Montreal plans to get smart

Wed, 2015-05-20 06:00 -- SCC Staff

Seeing how other cities cement their smart city actions plans can often help gel your own. Montreal just wrapped up its smart city road map after months of consultation with the public as well as local experts and researching global models. Click to learn what tops the Canadian city's smart city to-do list.

15 top-ranked IoT cities (and why yours should be on the list)

Wed, 2015-05-13 06:00 -- Doug Peeples

IoT Analytics has ranked the top 15 emerging Internet of Things cities in the world. Wondering why it matters if cities are on the IoT bandwagon? A white paper from Verizon offers some compelling reasons. Click to download it – and to see which cities are leading the way.