Eric Woods: Cities need a multidimensional approach to 5G

17/03/2020 - 08:27

The link between 5G networks and smart cities is often made in almost utopian terms. Beyond the hype, however, the emergence of a new generation of communications technologies is accelerating and amplifying smart city innovation in all its complexity.
5G networks have the potential to address important barriers to smart city development, but they will also increase concerns over security, privacy and digital equity.