Optical fibre, wireless networks, copper comms cabling, power reticulation, enclosures — all of these things enable cities to become 'smart'.
The increasing need for speed in Wi-Fi makes finding the right solution more important than ever.
Volkspark stadium in Germany is home to Hamburg football club HSV Fußball AG. Thanks to Signify, it's also the site of an innovative new means of wireless communication.
The revamped Hirschmann BAT-C2 wireless client and access point offers a compact industrial wireless option.
The Wireless Broadband Alliance has released a white paper to prepare operators, enterprises and cities for the next generation of Wi-Fi technology.
Earlier this year, the IEEE released its 802.11ax Enhancements for High Efficiency Wireless (HEW) LAN standard, known commonly as Wi-Fi 6.
IDTechEx Research suggested the 5G rollout will accelerate the growth of the telecommunications, automotive, manufacturing and entertainment industries.
Telecommunication operators are optimistic about the future services 5G will enable, but over 90% also fear it will result in much higher energy costs, according to new research.
pureLiFi has announced it will present the first Gigabit LiFi components in a commercial device at Mobile World Congress (MWC) later this month.
The GE MDS Orbit industrial wireless router platform is designed to offer the security, reliability, performance and wireless flexibility required for next-generation industrial networks.
Buildings may soon be able to monitor themselves, report problems autonomously and even talk to smartphones with the rollout of an IoT solution known as EMIoT.
The technology aims to allow cellular communication nodes in 5G systems to partition bandwidth more efficiently to improve end-to-end data transmission rates.
Scottish technology company pureLiFi recently presented its Li-Fi technology as a symbol of UK innovation at China's International Import Expo (CIIE).
Growing market interest and the development of a new global standard mean Li-Fi technology is one step closer to becoming commercialised.
The fifth-generation wireless network is expected to fast-track the smart city, but there is still more to be done to prepare for 5G in the smart city space.