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Read a new bi-weekly newsletter with monitoring of Russian activities and influence in Belarus to know more about the issue. RECENT POLICY DEVELOPMENTS RE-EMERGING PROTESTS IN MARCH Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya and her campaign repeatedly asserted that protests would re-emerge in March,... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Information Policy
As the digital economy grows and matures, the smart cities movement is gaining momentum. For many people this represents the promise of high-tech cities, with autonomous cars on the streets, drones delivering food, and connected devices helping city dwellers to... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Information Policy
The first edition of the international forum #GBC (Government. Business. Citizens) will be running in Minsk on 28-29 April, BelTA learned from the National Center for Electronic Cervices of Belarus. “It will be a unique event in the field of... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Information Policy
According to a new market research report titled, “Smart Cities Market by Application (Smart Utilities, Smart Transportation, Water Management, Waste Management, Smart Healthcare, Smart Lighting, Smart Education), Component (Hardware, Software, and Services), and Geography- Global Forecast to 2027”, published by... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2021 at Information Policy
Polish company Inwebit has designed a Smart Security Platform (SSP) which is promising to revolutionize public safety in smart cities, reports The First News. The advanced video surveillance technology includes face biometrics, person tracking, fight recognition and identifying sounds of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2021 at Information Policy
Belarus has been gradually embracing the smart city concept, Belarus Communications and Informatization Minister Konstantin Shulgan said at the forum “Smart Sustainable Cities: Organizational and Technical Aspects of Development” in Minsk on 16 March. "We have moved from theory to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2021 at Information Policy
Cleantech ForEst and Sunly have created a demonstration centre for promoting Estonian sustainable technology. The centre provides a space where cleantech startups, their products and services can be exhibited and introduced. More than 40 startups in five categories including energy,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2021 at Information Policy
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) forum “Smart Sustainable Cities: Organizational and Technical Aspects of Development” is taking place at Beltelecom's international switching center on 16-18 March. Taking part in the event are representatives of the ITU, government, regional authorities and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2021 at Information Policy
IT solutions/tools can make urban services more efficient, sustainable and user-friendly. The citizens from these areas would need to fully understand how these tools work, and what the benefits are to profit from them. An ambitious EU-funded project has sought... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2021 at Information Policy
Belarusian Communications and Informatization Minister Konstantin Shulgan met with Director of the Telecommunication Development Bureau of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Doreen Bogdan-Martin to discuss ways to expand cooperation in information and communications technology (ICT) between the Belarusian Communications and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2021 at Information Policy
Cyta CEO Andreas Neocleous in a recent interview with the Cyprus Mail raised an interesting point regarding the implementation of 5G and the resulting facilitation of advanced technology solutions on the island. Neocleous explained that while the telecommunications infrastructure will... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2021 at Information Policy
Digital Skills in the EU's neighbouring regions is the focus of the ETF’s March communication campaign. For the whole month, experts and practitioners at national, regional, and international level will share evidence and opinions on digital skills and learning in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2021 at Information Policy
Orange Business Services, a network-native digital services company, has announced that it will design and build a new data centre to provide cloud services for Egypt’s ‘New Administrative Capital’. The project will be implemented in collaboration with Orange Egypt, who... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2021 at Information Policy
Following on from consultation with partners and local networks over the past six months, Manchester City Council wants to ensure that Manchester can be a more inclusive, sustainable, and resilient smart city with digital inclusion and skills at its heart.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2021 at Information Policy
Whether one is dealing with a manufacturing plant or a smart city, the architecture of a distributed Internet of Things (IoT) system depends on several design considerations, says Ingo Freise, software architect at Deutsche Telekom. One is the ability to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2021 at Information Policy
The word ‘rebuild’ has been the focal point of a lot of discussions around recovery. How can we rebuild our place economies back to pre-pandemic levels? How can we rebuild the footfall to our city centres? And how can we... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2021 at Information Policy
TALLINN - The European Commission proposed on Tuesday to set up 10 new European Partnerships between the European Union, member states and/or the industry, which aim to speed up the transition towards a green, climate neutral and digital Europe and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2021 at Information Policy
Smart cities that run on data aren’t just more efficient to run. They’re also more enjoyable to live in. Since the 1990s, the term “big data” has echoed through industry like the sound of dripping water in a cave. What... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2021 at Information Policy
A smart city project started by Google's sister firm Sidewalk Labs to track mobility patterns in the US city of Portland, Oregon has been shelved. Last year, Sidewalk also ditched an ambitious project to build a digital city in Toronto,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2021 at Information Policy
Toyota Motor Corp. on Tuesday began construction of a smart city at the foot of Mount Fuji in central Japan as a testing ground for new technologies including robotics and artificial intelligence. About 360 people including Toyota employees will initially... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2021 at Information Policy
Nielsen has announced a new approach that moves away from third-party cookies to privacy-centric, people-based identifiers for Attribution. The company says that thus new technique ensures advertisers and publishers are able to understand the entire consumer journey across platforms, better... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2021 at Information Policy
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has issued a statement saying it is extremely alarmed by the intensifying of attacks on press freedom in Belarus. The move follows the jailing of a journalist and camerawoman working for Belsat, a subsidiary the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2021 at Information Policy
On February 20, the Belarus Digital Skills Coalition will host an online conference which will be held as part of Digital Skills Month. The focus is on digitalization, media literacy and education. The conference is organized by the Digital Skills... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2021 at Information Policy
French-born venture capital firm Eurazeo has announced the first close of its second smart city fund, devoting €80 million to invest in the most promising energy, mobility proptech and logistics startups worldwide. Specifically the fund will look at startups assisting... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2021 at Information Policy
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in association with the Belarusian Communications and Informatization Ministry will hold the international forum “Smart sustainable cities: organizational and technical aspects” in Minsk on 16-18 March, BelTA learned from the press service of the ministry.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2021 at Information Policy