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.
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.
As the world moves to mega cities and mega regions, Africa is poised to get one of its own. See why Johannesburg's mayor believes getting smarter as it gets bigger will help transform the economy – and what a Cisco GM says about smart city progress elsewhere in Africa.
Connected cities spur innovation and ensure continuing competitiveness, writes George Karayannis in the latest installment of his series on the new smart city standard. Click to see how your city measures up against telecommunications and innovation indicators.
It's rare to find anyone who doesn't send text messages, but in the U.S. there's one large group that still can't receive them: 911 operators. The FCC is pressing wireless carriers to make the technology available, but not everyone in law enforcement agrees it's the right way to go. Cost is an issue too.
Communities wired for gigabit appear to have an economic advantage, but Congress is making it harder for cities to provide the service themselves when companies won’t. Read more about the new restrictions and how they could impede smart city progress.
Enevo wins smart waste collection deal in Czech Republic … Saudi Telecom installs 4G and 3G sites in the Kingdom … Camgian Microsystems CEO talks IoT and Big Data … DNV GL No. 1 again, says Environmental Finance magazine. Get the details.
Wireless networking specialist GOWEX and networking giant Cisco are teaming up to promote a comprehensive smart Wi-Fi connectivity solution for cities around the world. Expect to see more smart wireless cities in the near future.