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Smart Cities to change life in Africa

Smart Cities can change the urban way of life in Africa providing safer neighbourhoods, very low traffic-congestion, a low carbon environment and houses that run themselves. All these futuristic-sounding innovations will be available not at some point in the far future but in the next five years according to the upcoming Smart Cities summit in South Africa.

Smart Thailand underway

The south-east Asian country has embarked on an ambitious “Smart Thailand” project in order to increase its competitiveness on a regional as well as on a global level, and make ICT progress easier. The project is part of a national ICT framework called “ICT2020”, a development blueprint affecting all parts of the economy, especially the government sector. The project consists of two main parts: a “smart network” project