What’s the value of automatic, secure Wi-Fi connectivity to a smart city? Mobile phone coverage in dense cities can suffer from blackspots and poor indoor performance. International operators, cities and municipal bodies have begun to install hybrid cellular and Wi-Fi networks, supported by Passpoint (Hotspot 2.0) technology to deliver a better user experience, better coverage, reduced operating costs and carrier-grade support for services like CCTV, smart traffic management and other applications to help the city run efficiently. We’ll explore how the infrastructure can support public Wi-Fi access, public services and how it plays an important role in connecting the unconnected, with live use cases from Dallas County and Manhattan. A whitepaper on Passpoint for Connected Places is also available.
Presenter: Mark Carter, Chief Product Officer, GlobalReach Technology.