Modern technologies enable a rich new set of communications capabilities that help ensure cities are not only connected in meaningful ways with their citizens, but also aid fast and efficient interdepartmental and interagency communications.

ZTE's Renewable Energy Solutions for Communications Systems

Sun, 2016-03-27 14:00 -- SCC Staff

Demand for clean, energy-efficient renewable energy is growing in several fields, including supplying power for communications systems. When traditional hybrid renewable power solutions can't always meet customers' needs, integrated hybrid power solutions may be able to, according to Council Lead Partner ZTE.

A New Generation of Telco OS is Needed

Fri, 2016-02-26 12:30 -- SCC Staff

The next generation of operations/business support system (OSS/BSS) will not be an OSS/BSS at all, but rather a platform where telcos can develop customer-targeted products and solutions, and carry out their internal operations -- a tool where open telco capabilities can be leveraged to improve the entire ecosystem.

Preparing for the Unexpected: Ooredoo responds to a Water Crisis in the Maldives

Sun, 2015-08-09 15:54 -- SCC Staff

In December 2014, a fire broke out at the Maldives Water and Sewerage Co. generator unit located on the island capital Malé, cutting off drinking water to over 150,000 people. Read in this case study how communications giant Ooredoo stepped in to help.