D.C. targets transportation, environment in latest civic app challenge
Programmers will pursue grants to develop applications that make the most of the incoming generation of high-speed wireless infrastructure.
5G technology will be the backbone of smart cities, as long as it's secured, retired generals say
Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James L. Jones and retired Air Force Major General Robert Wheeler were both optimistic that the next wave of wireless technology will be the safest.
Palo Alto renews its quest to build a citywide fiberoptic network
The municipal network would give residents the same quality of broadband service enjoyed by the Silicon Valley hub's biggest corporate neighbors, city CIO Jonathan Reichental told StateScoop.
Not waiting for the feds, Ohio representatives approve rural broadband fund
If passed by the state Senate by the end of the year, an additional 0 million in annual funding would be made available for new networks.
New York adds bus info to LinkNYC kiosks, starting in Brooklyn
The free Wi-Fi kiosks will show real-time information about city buses, with the other four boroughs to follow "in the coming weeks."
Colorado's rural broadband push may foreshadow a national trend
With three new laws on the books and more cities and counties opting out of a restrictive state law with each election cycle, Colorado's renewed interest in broadband is also paralleled on a national scale.
San Francisco prioritizes net neutrality in latest citywide fiber report
A "Blue Ribbon" panel leading development of citywide high-speed internet makes new calls for citizen privacy and measures to stop providers from blocking or throttling content.
San Francisco asks vendors for citywide fiber that is net neutral, secure
The city has officially begun its procurement process to build a gigabit network that blankets the city.
Under a new mayor, Seattle CTO Michael Mattmiller resigns
After four years of service, the city's head technology official says it's time to return to the private sector.