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Dijon is on: Creating a smart cities platform to operate the French city’s infrastructure


A multi-community information technology collaboration on street lighting, traffic management and public safety is expected to yield numerous benefits for citizens and reduce operating costs for their local governments. Watch the video to learn how.

SCCANZ in action: Counting down to the inaugural Australia/New Zealand Smart Cities Readiness Challenge


City leaders who want to move their smart city agendas forward now have the opportunity to make meaningful progress: SCCANZ's Smart Cities Readiness Challenge. It will be launching very soon, so click to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

MEDIA RELEASE: National Smart Cities Awards Program Announces Jury and Award Categories


Australia's first dedicated smart cities awards program continues to build momentum with the announcement of the Awards Jury and the award categories today. Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) announced in 2017 its intention to facilitate the awards program, with the reception now confirmed to be hosted during Smart Cities Week in Sydney on Tuesday 30th October 2018.

Australia turns on world's first 5G Wi-Fi hot spots (and yes, it's a big deal)


Australian telecom Telstra has turned on what is said to be the world's first 5G-enabled Wi-Fi hot spots available to the public as part of an evaluation of its next generation technology. Click for details and why it's such an important development for smart cities.