Posts tagged Wi-Fi
Free public WiFi coming to Covington KY [Smart Cincy]

The City of Covington KY will continue its urban revival with plans to create the foundation of what will become a smart city success story. The city has partnered with Cincinnati Bell to provide free public WiFi to residents as they move about the downtown core. This will likely lead to other smart city projects ranging from parking solutions to smart lighting.

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America’s cities are under cyberattack. That’s bad news for IoT and Smart Cities

A week after Atlanta was crippled by the worst ransomware attack yet launched against a major American city, the city was still reeling. There are big implications for IoT and Smart Cities.    

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Illinois announces master contracts for smart street lighting initiative | Smart Cities Dive

Illinois leaders announced that they have chosen vendors for the statewide smart street light program. The contract was awarded to Johnson Controls, Globetrotters Engineering and TEN Connected Solutions, according to Government Technology and others.

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Breaking Down the "State of a City"

A sharply increasing disparity in technology continues to deepen the digital divide among peer cities. In fact, smaller cities that leverage their assets, including rights of way, have the opportunity to outperform larger cities in the digital transformation. 

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Cincinnati's Avondale neighborhood is getting free Wi-Fi - Cincinnati Business Courier

Residents of a section of Avondale soon will have free wireless internet service. Powernet, the Community Builders Inc., Avondale Community Development Corp. and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are partnering to offer the service.

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Another big week for Wi-Fi

The world of Wi-Fi took another giant leap forward this week with Broadcom announcing availability of 802.11ax chipsets. Qualcomm & Quantenna already released their versions of 802.11ax earlier this year.

The thing to understand about 802.11ax is this: It's not just 'another standard'. It's a complete revamp of how Wi-Fi works. And it will have a huge impact on the user experience.

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