Category: Municipal Broadband

Infrastructure, Municipal Broadband

Big Data and the Future of Smart Cities

August 17, 2016

Via: American Infrastructure

Although Big Data has a lot of buzz around it, I believe that in many ways it is still a relatively new and unexplored concept. However, its potential for human analysis is already obvious. This makes it a perfect and […]

Electric Utility, Municipal Broadband

Energy and utility companies help lead IoT investment

July 18, 2016

Via: FierceSmartGrid

Energy companies and utilities are increasingly focusing on Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to support energy grid security, products and services, according to a report released Thursday by Vodafone. The fourth annual IoT Barometer Report used a survey conducted by […]

Infrastructure, Municipal Broadband, Telecommunications

San Diego buys Nokia’s IP/MPLS and packet microwave technology as vendor expands beyond traditional telcos

July 13, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom

The city of San Diego said it purchased Nokia’s (NYSE:NOK) Internet Protocol/Multi-protocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS) and packet microwave radio technology to backhaul the P25 digital trunked radio system for its public-safety communications. “Municipal communications networks, particularly in large cities like […]

Infrastructure, Miscellaneous, Municipal Broadband, Telecommunications

Google Fiber to challenge Verizon, AT&T, others as it enters business services segment

July 12, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom

Google Fiber (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced it will begin selling internet service to businesses, a move that will widen the company’s battle against entrenched telco companies like AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) that also sell internet services to business […]

Municipal Broadband

Public sector data sharing to transform service delivery, says government

July 11, 2016

Via: ComputerWeekly

The government is aiming to transform service delivery across the public sector by bringing in new legislation to allow for data sharing as part of the Digital Economy Bill. Besides provisions for broadband access rights and new protections for consumers […]