Smart Cities Environment

Environmental change is affecting cities and their inhabitants more regularly. This brings new challenges for city planners, such as the need to improve air and water quality, and control noise pollution to create a healthy and enjoyable environment for city inhabitants.  In addition, the consequences of extreme weather on a city, such as flooding caused by typhoons or heavy snowfalls needs to be well managed to prevent adverse impacts to a cities citizens and businesses.

You can view our list of environmental resources below. To find out more about how operators can assist you in the deployment of environmental IoT solutions, please contact us.

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China Mobile Streetlighting – Internet of Things Case Study

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Tuesday 27 Mar 2018 | Resources | Smart Cities | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Resources | Smart Cities Safety |

LED streetlighting is transforming the urban environment and making maintenance and control of streetlights more straightforward. In the past, sodium lamps have been expensive to install and maintain, requiring manual inspection and ...

China Mobile Electric Smart Metering – Internet of Things Case Study

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Tuesday 27 Mar 2018 | Resources | Smart Cities | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Resources | Smart Cities Utilities |

Smart meters have been deployed by many utilities around the world, and with the technology available to smart meter manufacturers and utilities improving rapidly over the past few years, there is always an opportunity to refresh ...

Environmental Monitoring: A Guide to Ensuring a Successful Mobile IoT Deployment

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Tuesday 27 Feb 2018 | Resources | Smart Cities | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Highlights | Smart Cities Resources |

Environmental monitoring and management is becoming more important, as managing the environment and understanding its impacts drives increasing amounts of regulation and activities to reduce pollution. IoT sensors are able to give ...

AirQ Internet of Things Case Study

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Thursday 1 Feb 2018 | Resources | Smart Cities | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Resources | Smart Cities Safety |

Air Quality and the monitoring of pollutants that can cause health issues is becoming more important to our daily lives with governments and regulators keen to both monitor and manage the impacts of poor air quality caused by a range ...

USpace Smart Parking Internet of Things Case Study

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Wednesday 31 Jan 2018 | MIoT Technology | NB-IoT | Resources | Smart Cities | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Resources | Smart Cities Transport |

Parking in Taipei is at a premium, with strict parking controls that are enforced by the city with heavy fines for illegal parking. In this environment, it is common for residents to rent out their personal parking spaces to commuters ...

Ofo Bicycle Internet of Things Case Study

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Wednesday 31 Jan 2018 | Resources | Smart Cities | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Resources | Smart Cities Tourism Entertainment | Smart Cities Transport |

Ofo bikes was founded in China in 2014 and currently operates over 10 million dockless hire bikes in over 180 cities around the world. In China, Ofo operates in all major cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. They have ...

Smart Water: A Guide to Ensuring a Successful Mobile IoT Deployment

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Tuesday 9 Jan 2018 | Resources | Smart Cities | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Highlights | Smart Cities Resources | Smart Cities Utilities |

Managing the supply of water is becoming a critical task for cities and their water utilities around the world. Particularly as they try to create sustainable businesses and deal with the effects of climate change, which increases the ...

Valencia: Internet of Things Case Study

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Monday 23 Oct 2017 | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Resources | Smart Cities Utilities |

Founded in 1890, GLOBAL OMNIUM/Aguas de Valencia manages all aspects of the collection, treatment and distribution of water in the Spanish city of Valencia and the surrounding areas (more than 300 municipalities).  Operating in an area ...

Vodafone Smart Center: Smart City La Rinconada

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Monday 22 May 2017 | Smart Cities | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Highlights | Smart Cities Resources | Smart Cities Safety | Smart Cities Tourism Entertainment | Smart Cities Transport | Smart Cities Utilities |

The Smart Center, launched by the Municipality of La Rinconada and Vodafone, is designed to accommodate the growing needs of a town that is undergoing residential and industrial expansion. By adopting a range of IoT solutions across ...

GSMA Smart Cities Guide: Water Management

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Thursday 3 Nov 2016 | Smart Cities | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Highlights | Smart Cities Resources | Smart Cities Utilities |

Mobile Operators' smart water management solutions have evolved rapidly in recent years, enabled by advances in mobile communications technologies and the growing availability of high performance, relatively low-cost IoT sensors. In ...

Smart City Tainan – Water Management and Flooding Solutions

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Monday 19 Sep 2016 | Smart Cities | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Resources | Smart Cities Utilities |

This short video case study demonstrates how the Tainan government has worked with local Taiwanese mobile operator Far EasTone to deal with water management and flooding.

Environmental Agency: Flood Case Study

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Thursday 15 Sep 2016 | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Resources |

In December 2015, the UK experienced its wettest month in a century. The Environment Agency wanted to improve the efficiency of service visits, enabling engineers to be ready to move at a moment’s notice. It wanted to prioritise visits ...

Seoul Smart Bin Case Study

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Wednesday 14 Sep 2016 | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Resources |

Seoul had huge problems in the city, the local authority had cut its residential waste collections, so people were resorting to putting their household rubbish in public bins. Ecube labs came up with the solution: an innovative litter ...

LPWA: Cost-Effective Care for the Environment

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Tuesday 28 Jun 2016 | MIoT Case Studies | Mobile IoT Initiative | Resources | Smart Cities | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Resources |

As population growth and climate change increase demand for fresh water, governments, businesses and individuals are looking for more effective ways to monitor and combat pollution. On the Chattahoochee river, which supplies four ...