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India study evaluates the country’s smart city progress

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

A study by a group of masters students and graduates at the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University in India aims to evaluate the progress of the country’s 98 designated cities to get funding as part of the government’s efforts to transform ICT infrastructure. Not surprising, smaller communities (towns) scored much better than larger […]

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Sweden offers to help turn megapolis Mumbai into smart city – The Economic Times

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The city’s 20-year development plan till 2034 is likely to get a ‘Swedish touch’ with the western European nation extending its expertise to help develop Mumbai as a ‘smart city’. Source: Sweden offers to help turn megapolis Mumbai into smart city – The Economic Times

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Dubai wants to be benchmark for smart city globally

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dubai wants to be the benchmark smart city for cities globally. “Together with our partners, we are enabling Smart economic conditions, driving entrepreneurship and global competitiveness that will serve as a model for emerging nations. We are continually reviewing and refining the latest technology innovations, from mobile apps to drones, to understand how we may […]

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Dubai wants to be benchmark for smart cities

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dubai wants to be the benchmark for smart cities globally, according to Dr Aisha Butti Bin Bishr, assistant director general of The Executive Office and SmartDubai taskforce leader. According to Aisha, the goal is to create a connected and responsive citywide infrastructure that can cater for the demands of its residents and visitors. Applications include […]

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Virtualisation leads green IT spend: Kable Global ICT Intelligence

| August 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Server virtualisation is considered to be the biggest green ICT activity by company IT departments, according to research by Kable Global ICT Intelligence. A survey by the researchers on how companies are cutting emissions revealed that 68% of IT departments are using virtualised infrastructure as way to go green. The next most popular green ICT […]

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Vodafone using fuel cells to cut emissions in South African network

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Vodafone using fuel cells to cut emissions in South African network

The Vodafone Group is now deploying fuel cells as an alternative source for power for some of its cell sites. Vodafone Group senior manager of infrastructure and energy Lee Andrew Jones wrote in post on TelecomLead that the operator’s South African operations Vodacom has turned to fuel cells to power sites, particularly sites outside the […]

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Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

Asia Pacific is leading the world in the adoption of machine-to-machine applications, according to the Vodafone M2M Barometer 2015. The research, in its third year, is based on respondents from 659 interviewees from 16 countries across 7 vertical industries. Over 250 respondents were from the Asia Pacific across six countries – Australia, India, Japan, South […]

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Huawei works towards building a greener and better connected world with Energy Efficiency Summit 2015

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei works towards building a greener and better connected world with Energy Efficiency Summit 2015

Huawei yesterday hosted the Energy Efficiency Summit under the theme “Together Building a Greener and Better Connected World” in Melbourne, Australia. The event provided a platform for the industry to share experiences of telecom energy, discuss industry development trends, and seek and refine key drivers for energy efficiency and sustainable cost reduction in the ICT […]

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China running 529 smart city pilot projects | Enterprise IT News

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Communications Day The Chinese government’s smart city program has kicked into a new gear following the release of the first guideline document last year, and the establishment of an inter-ministerial working group on the topic last October. And accordingly, vendor ZTE is looking to make smart cities a key part of its enterprise portfolio. […]

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How ICT can help address climate change: Verizon

| June 12, 2015
How ICT can help address climate change: Verizon

Verizon’s Chris Lloyd talks about how the company supports the worldwide efforts to address global warming, and how the company’s communications solutions have empowered customers to significantly reduce their CO2 emissions. Green ICT applications can result in significant savings in carbon emissions, says Verizon’s global corporate citizenship executive Chris Lloyd, who is also vice chair […]

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