Cities should avoid building an IT 'Frankenstein,' says local CIO

by • 12 months ago

Planning ahead for interoperability is critical for cities, Carlsbad, California's chief innovation officer, David Graham, told an online conference.

Bill Gates dedicates $80 million to building a smart city from scratch

by • 4 years ago

The planned city would focus on connectivity, new technologies and autonomous vehicles.

Wireless carriers approved for new right of way privileges in Delaware

by • 4 years ago

Granting companies permission to install new small cell wireless devices in public is hoped to drive economic growth in the state.

How the Internet of Things is transforming energy, lighting and traffic in San Leandro

by • 5 years ago

The future of the city's infrastructure and operations hinge on development of an evolving sensor network and internet backbone, the California city CIO says.

Boston spends $10 million to expand fiber to schools, housing, city buildings

by • 5 years ago

A rare procurement arrangement will open vendors to bid on chunks of the network, which will serve the city on an open-access model.

Broadband report: Prohibitive state rules run counter to popular opinion

by • 5 years ago

A new report from the Pew Research Center shows public opinion aligns with city leaders and runs counter to positions held by many states and Big Telecom lobbyists.

Cincinnati seeks broadband vendor for smart city backbone

by • 5 years ago

The city is looking for a partnership that would provide a starting point for an emerging network of connected devices.

House subcommittee considers rural-friendly broadband regulations, 'dig-once' requirement for highway projects

by • 5 years ago

Two new broadband bills could promote rural broadband growth through streamlined permitting and a new requirement that would pair internet backhaul with federal highway infrastructure construction.