Navigant Research expects the global smart city communications networks market to reach US$5.8bn this year and US$13.4bn in 2027.
The UK will create a '5G city' in a trial of high-speed connectivity to pave the way for a future nationwide 5G rollout.
The Tasmanian Government has selected MNF Enterprise and three other providers as preferred suppliers for the state government's IP telephony services.
A smart parking trial is being rolled out in Light Square by the City of Adelaide, with a view to expanding it across the city.
A new smartphone app has been launched by Newcastle Council, making car parking more convenient.
Toowoomba Regional Council is moving towards using a mobile app and push notification-based system from Brisbane start-up Sniip.
A new City of Newcastle app enables the public to report damage to public property, letting the council quickly assign officers to fix it.
A cloud-based voice service is now available for transport customers who wish to see what their commute to work will be like each day.
Queensland Police's new Mobile Capability Centre will provide officers with innovative mobile technologies to help perform their daily duties.
More funding for electric vehicles has been provided by the New Zealand Government.
Two key automated vehicles reforms have been approved by transport ministers.
Acer will provide the first batch of 15,000 Chromebooks for the ACT Government initiative to provide free Chromebooks for all high school and college students by 2019.
Public places will be more accessible to people with impaired vision, with the launch of a program that uses beacon and GPS technology.
Poor mobile and slow internet coverage are two of the biggest issues faced by people living in regional and remote NSW.