Total operator-billed revenue from 5G IoT connections will reach US$8 billion globally by 2024, rising from just US$525 million in 2020, according to a new research report.
By Guy Danskine, Managing Director, Equinix Australia
Melbourne is ranked as Australia’s most advanced smart city and one of the world’s top ten most connected smart cities, according to a recent report by Oracle and ESI ThoughtLab. 1 It’s exceptional not just because it uses data or technology, as most cities do, but because it extracts value from data in ways that enhance livability, experience, sustainability and economic growth.
GUEST OPINION: Melbourne is ranked as Australia’s most advanced smart city and one of the world’s top ten most connected smart cities, according to a recent report by Oracle and ESI ThoughtLab. 1 It’s exceptional not just because it uses data or technology, as most cities do, but because it extracts value from data in ways that enhance livability, experience, sustainability and economic growth.
The Australian and Tasmanian Governments say the newly launched Tasmanian Cyber Security Innovation Node will help position Australia as a global cyber security powerhouse, with the opening of a new hub.
Service revenues from low-power IoT technologies will exceed US$2.6 billion by 2024, rising from only US$290 million in 2019, a growth of 800% over the next 5 years, according to a new report.
Global cellular M2M service connections will reach 1.6 billion over the next five years rising from 596 million in 2019, driven by embedded SIM adoption, according to a new research report.
Australian telecommunications carrier Vertel is partnering with fellow telecoms carrier Virtutel to resell NBN enterprise Ethernet throughout regional Australia.
Australian fintech innovation hub Stone & Chalk is partnering with the South Australian Government to establish a start-up hub at the Lot Fourteen innovation precinct on the seven-hectare former Royal Adelaide Hospital site.
Smart city traffic technology solutions deployed to ease chronic congestion in cities around the world are forecast to generate US$4.4 billion in revenue in 2023, up from $2 billion in 2019.
Smart street lighting deployments will realise US$15 billion in cumulative energy savings for cities upto 2023, according to a newly published global report.
Application programming interfaces (APIs) are driving efficiencies and building smarter cities. In the increasingly competitive telco space, API adoption is fundamental for providers to adapt to technological change. APIs in telco can simplify and speed up the process of service delivery while cutting development costs.
Development and preparation for 5G networks across the Asia Pacific region continues apace, with one telco, KT, South Korea's largest telecommunications company, announcing it has introduced “new and innovative 5G services” ahead of fully launching its next-generation wireless network in March.
The International Telecommunication Union has released a study showing Moscow's progress in meeting the objectives of its "smart city" strategies and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
Enhanced telecommunications connectivity, data insights, digital planning practices and innovation districts are among the issues addressed in a new standard of practice released by the Smart Cities Council and Green Building Council of Australia.
The City of Lake Macquarie in regional NSW is set to become the first Australian local government area to create a smart city network equivalent to the size of 23 Sydney local government areas.
NNNCo, the Australian company building a national narrowband network in Australia for IoT, has deployed multiple smart city pilot solutions over a new IoT network in Newcastle.
Architecture and engineering students at the Queensland University of Technology have designed a light, modern solar solution to enable students to charge their mobile devices under the sun on campus.
Smart cities pose both new security challenges and opportunities, with new research revealing that there are several key areas of consideration — most notably the energy sector — when it comes to the security of these cities and the critical infrastructure systems on which they depend.
Research collaboration between the University of Technology Sydney and Vietnamese university, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, is focusing on smart cities and emerging technologies in cyber security at a newly established research centre in Vietnam.
The Federal Government has opened submissions for funding of round 2 of the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program, offering grants between $250,000 and $5 million for collaborative projects which apply innovative technology solutions to urban challenges, delivering economic, social and environmental benefits.
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