Boston spends $10 million to expand fiber to schools, housing, city buildings
April 21, 2017
A rare procurement arrangement will open vendors to bid on chunks of the network, which will serve the city on an open-access model.
A new partnership announced by the state with Microsoft and the Internet of Things Consortium is designed to bolster the skills of low-income residents.
Following an arson that created massive traffic delays, the city threw together a digital tool it now hopes to fund permanently.
The state becomes one of the first to extend its informational and transactional services onto Amazon's voice-driven platform.
Mayoral support and cross-sector collaboration on a new open data policy and portal marks a state first in governance.
The new official will support the efforts of the chief information security officer and act as the state's homeland security adviser.
Applications are open for projects that would create real-world test beds for connectivity and advanced wireless technology.
Officials in Portland and Multnomah County, Oregon, say data, partnerships and political willpower can help them hit their goal of operating on fully renewable energy by 2050.
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