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DRC to host inaugural Smart City Conference, Open Innovation Challenge
DRC to host inaugural Smart City Conference, Open Innovation ChallengeArticle

Spearheaded by Congo Bulaya, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will host its virtual Smart City Conference from 16 to 18 April this year...

15 Mar 2021

Egypt embarks on smart city development drive
Egypt embarks on smart city development driveArticle

As part of Egypt's Sustainable Development Strategy 2030, it is embarking on a slate of new fourth-generation smart cities...

28 Mar 2019

5 things utilities must consider in their quest to become smarter
5 things utilities must consider in their quest to become smarterArticle

Driven by the requirement to improve operational efficiencies and revenues, cut down on wastage, and enhance customer service, water utilities around the world are turning to advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) - including smart meters - and the trend is set to accelerate in 2019.

Darren Oxlee 18 Jan 2019

Urban migration driving innovation in smart city development
Urban migration driving innovation in smart city developmentArticle

With two thirds of the world's population expected to live in urban areas by 2050, pressure on public services and infrastructure...

30 Jul 2018

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This is the starting point for African smart citiesArticle

With over half the world's population currently living in urban metropoles and an estimated three million people moving into cities every week, it's safe to say that the concept of smart cities is becoming more crucial than ever...

Byron Clatterbuck 3 Jul 2018

Another step towards Africa's digitisation
Another step towards Africa's digitisationArticle

Digital transformation of service economy can drive growth across Middle East and Africa, says World Bank...

30 Apr 2018

Smart cities in Africa? It's not just about ICT
Smart cities in Africa? It's not just about ICTArticle

As mass urbanisation continues across Africa, putting in place the fundamental infrastructure needed to build smart cities has never been more important...

Eckart Zollner 13 Apr 2018

Planned communities are SA's smart cities of the future
Planned communities are SA's smart cities of the futureArticle

A number of planned communities being built with connectivity at their core - and not Johannesburg and Cape Town - are leading the local race toward being truly integrated smart cities...

Jacques du Toit 20 Jun 2017

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Kenya leads smart city charge in AfricaArticle

While many see Africa as lagging in harnessing the benefits of smart city development, Kenya is leading the charge...

28 Mar 2017

Survey offers insights into global trends, future of smart cities
Survey offers insights into global trends, future of smart citiesArticle

As cities and solution providers develop their smart city strategies, they are trying to understand which solutions and business models hold the greatest promise in this growing market...

27 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: Is SA smart-city ready?
#DesignMonth: Is SA smart-city ready?Article

With the global smart cities market projected to reach $1.56tn by 2020, SA still has much to do in terms of meeting the necessary infrastructure and connectivity requirements to smarten up our cities...

Sindy Peters 15 Feb 2017

Smart cities for Africa
Smart cities for AfricaArticle

Convergence on the continent: opportunities for African smart cities...

Webb Meko 30 Jun 2016

Spectrum: Key requirement for the Nigerian mobile broadband revolutionArticle

Access to "always on" and "fast internet service", generally referred to as broadband, is now an essential ingredient for participating in the global digital society. The presence or absence of it determines what side of the digital divide a country and its citizens would find themselves on. It has now become a basic need and an index of development such as access to electricity and telephones, etc. Indeed in Finland, broadband is now considered a fundamental human right.

Osondu Nwokoro 5 Mar 2013

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