• African country says it’s ready to capitalize on 5G technology

    African nation Namibia has suggested it is preparing itself to capitalize on forthcoming 5G technologies following an intensive workshop on the next-generation technology. Telecommunication providers in Namibia were given a presentation on the country's 5G capabilities and spectrum requirements. The workshop was conducted by Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) and LS Telecom, which is an ICT consulting firm that specializes in engineering services and systems solutions suppliers.

  • Lebanon hosts regional workshop on the digital and smart transformation in Arab cities

    In an unprecedented initiative in Lebanon, the Municipality of Jounieh in collaboration with the Arab Forum for Smart Cities and under the patronage of the Lebanese Prime Minister- Designate Saad El Hariri, organized a workshop entitled "Digital and Smart Transformation in Arab Cities: Reality and Outlook".

  • Philippine region of Makati takes first steps towards becoming a smart city

    The beautiful city of Makati in the Philippines has taken the first steps towards becoming a smart city, following an announcement which was made at the FTTH Council Asia-Pacific’s Philippines Workshop. The project has been described as a trend setter in terms of smart cities in the region – and it has been described a significant and progressive step in the development and regeneration of cities in the Philippines.

  • Smart Dubai organizes workshop to help implement AI strategy

    The Smart Dubai Government Establishment (SDG), Smart Dubai's technical arm, organized a workshop to provide training for Dubai Government institutions around best practices in artificial intelligence (AI) in order to catalyze smart transformation in the emirate.

  • US tech firm launches ‘smart parking’ solution by using IoT and Blockchain

    US technology firm Net-Objex, an expert in Internet of Things and Blockchain has showcased a 'smart parking' payment solution described as a world first by using the IOTA decentralized network and cryptocurrency.