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Smart cities: Why public-private-partnerships are necessary for funding smart city initiatives

It’s estimated that 66% of the global population will live in urbanized areas by 2050. Cities need to invest in smarter city initiatives in order to build coping mechanisms into their urban fabric…. DAS is an example of how cities can build new intelligence into existing infrastructures, advancing monitoring and future planning capabilities. Augmenting fiber optic cables with DAS platform technologies can provide city authorities with real-time data streams to be used for a wide range of infrastructure projects. Fotech recently entered a public-private-partnership with the city of Calgary, that explored the potential of DAS in traffic and light rail management infrastructure.

Smart cities: Why public-private-partnerships are necessary for funding smart city initiatives
April 8, 2019
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