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Smart Cities Are Already Online, And Getting Smarter

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Citizens and governments will be connected in ways that we’ve never seen before. IoT will deliver huge opportunities and benefits to smart cities, but this level of interconnectivity will also bring its own set of challenges.

Smart cities, defined as areas in which technology is used for the betterment of an urban area, are already being utilized around the world to improve quality of life, efficiency, and reduce costs. 

According to a report by MarketsandMarkets, the smart city industry had a market size of $457 billion in 2021, and that is expected to accelerate to $873 billion by 2026.

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David Curry

About David Curry

David is a technology writer with several years experience covering all aspects of IoT, from technology to networks to security.

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