Understanding the opportunities in

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Cities worldwide are harnessing the power of telecommunications and fast-paced technological developments to get themselves connected and working smarter and more efficiently in terms of use of resources, improved service delivery and quality of life, while supporting the low carbon economy.

By 2020, it is estimated that there will be 26.5 billion physical objects embedded with technology in an industry worth $1.9 trillion by that time. Therefore, key stakeholders, tech businesses, resellers and service providers need to understand the opportunity, the value and their role in developing Smart Cities.

Better services

According to the European Commission, digital technologies translate into better public services for citizens, better use of resources and less impact on the environment.

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