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Damp and Mould: Gaining True Transparency in Social Housing

Damp and Mould: Gaining True Transparency in Social Housing

For social housing providers and tenants alike, damp and mould is always an unwelcome occupant. Ugly patches on walls and furniture and decaying masonry and rotting timber: the problems are all too familiar and can cost thousands to fix.But technologies linked to the...

Unlocking New IoT Possibilities For Social Housing Providers

Unlocking New IoT Possibilities For Social Housing Providers

Reduced costs and improved customer service: for social housing providers, the benefits of investing in services linked to the Internet of Things (IOT) are as tangible as bricks and mortar. Given the multitude of responsibilities that providers such as councils and...

Why Particulate Matters: The New Focus for Air Quality

Why Particulate Matters: The New Focus for Air Quality

Clean air is essential for people’s health, the environment and improving living standards, which is why it has long been high on local councils’ agendas. Many councils have taken the lead to deploy air quality monitoring units and doing a great job in monitoring air...

Spreading the word about Smart Cities

Spreading the word about Smart Cities

Investment is ramping up, new technologies are emerging and improvements are being delivered: the positive impact of Smart City systems on businesses and residents around the world is undeniable. But it seems that, in the UK at least, many simply don’t understand the...

The UK’s 5G Revolution Gathers Pace

The UK’s 5G Revolution Gathers Pace

A large 5G network, offered by one of the UK’s leading mobile network operators has now gone live in six cities – a first for the nation. London, Cardiff, Belfast, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Manchester are the six areas which will first benefit from the next generation...

IntechnologyWiFi Report Featured in The Times 5G Pullout

IntechnologyWiFi Report Featured in The Times 5G Pullout

IntechnologyWiFi's special report, entitled '5G: For the Many, not the Few' was featured in a 5G-focused informative pullout, Raconteur, in yesterday's (23/5/19) copy of the Times newspaper. Raconteur aims to raise public awareness of, and understanding about, the...

What to consider when choosing a public WiFi supplier

What to consider when choosing a public WiFi supplier

 Publicly available WiFi is a key component for any modern city experience; with visitors and residents alike expecting access to the web whilst on the move. With WiFi playing such an integral role in the growth of any smart city, deciding which supplier is the most...

How do smart homes fit into smart cities?

How do smart homes fit into smart cities?

Smart homes are becoming increasingly more current and have the potential to become an integral component in the smart city experience. Where do smart homes fit into smart cities? Local authorities are turning to the concept of smart cities to alleviate many of the...

How do we improve smart city security?

How do we improve smart city security?

As cities get smarter, so do they become more attractive to hackers and cyber-attackers. With so much personal and private date flowing through the system, how do we ensure the cities of the future are also secure ones? With urban populations expanding, some cities...

5G versus WiFi? The connectivity debate

5G versus WiFi? The connectivity debate

5G vs WiFi – If 5G is faster and more reliable, why won’t it replace WiFi? 5G is coming. The next generation of mobile network technology promises unheralded speeds and connectivity capabilities. Blanket coverage of the cellular technology is earmarked for a steady...

Why Edge Computing is vital for Smart Cities

Why Edge Computing is vital for Smart Cities

Edge computing brings new innovations to the Internet of Things network.City-wide Internet of Things (IoT) networks are barely upon us but experts are already discussing the next innovations in smart city digital connectivity. Any IoT network worth its salt is built...

5 Key trends for the IoT in 2019

5 Key trends for the IoT in 2019

Smart cities are becoming ever more prescient in today’s societies. As technological advancement ploughs on forward at a seemingly unassailable pace, local authorities scramble to keep up and take advantage of the cost-saving measures and efficiency enhancements an...

What do you need to make a ‘smart’ city?

What do you need to make a ‘smart’ city?

You may have come across the word ‘smart’ applied as a prefix to your home or the city you live in recently. The concepts of smart homes and smart cities are fast gaining traction as technological advancement becomes more and more inclined to make our lives easier,...

City data-sharing is the way to drive innovations for all

City data-sharing is the way to drive innovations for all

The collection and utilisation of data forms an integral component of modern-day city management. Data is being gathered all the time. Everywhere around us, there are cameras and sensors recording the daily life of a city population. A variety of obstacles face local...

Government minister encourages more young women to join tech sector

Government minister encourages more young women to join tech sector

Andrew Jones, the Government minister and MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, is encouraging more young women to consider careers in the tech sector after visiting IntechnologyWiFi and meeting CEO Natalie Duffield. IntechnologyWiFi is a market leader in connectivity...

West Midlands to become UK’s first 5G multi-city

West Midlands to become UK’s first 5G multi-city

The West Midlands area is set to become the UK’s first ‘5G multi-city’ as a result of Government investment in trials of the future of mobile communication systems. The arrival date for the next generation of wireless connectivity is on the horizon. 5G promises to...

Data-driven transport: driving towards the future

Data-driven transport: driving towards the future

The future of the UK’s transport infrastructure is on the move. The average passenger is producing transportation data with every journey. A myriad of GPS systems and personal trackers detailing where we go and how we get there is being gathered by the services that...

From Ghost Town to Boom Town – Coventry is a city on the up

From Ghost Town to Boom Town – Coventry is a city on the up

Once the centre of British car manufacturing, ravaged by war and the recessions of the late 20th century, Coventry has been reborn from the fires of its past and is rapidly becoming one of the UK’s most vibrant and enterprising cities. An industrial stronghold...

Is 5G the answer to connecting rural communities?

Is 5G the answer to connecting rural communities?

5G is coming. Preliminary rollout of the next-gen mobile communications system is predicted to begin in the latter stages of 2019. The technologies of tomorrow, from self-driving cars to the latest smartphones, will be underpinned by high-bandwidth, low latency 5G...

One million milestone builds Smart City foundation for IntechnologyWifi

One million milestone builds Smart City foundation for IntechnologyWifi

Since its launch, IntechnologyWiFi has always had strong ambitions to be a leading figure in providing Smart City connectivity solutions. And now with over 1 million people having used our free public WiFi in towns and cities across the UK, we've reached a significant...

5 Reasons Behind The Decline of the UK High Street

5 Reasons Behind The Decline of the UK High Street

Vacant units and boarded-up shop fronts; vape stores and betting outlets rubbing shoulders with bric-a-brac emporiums and struggling independents. Sound familiar? This grisly scene is one many shoppers will be familiar with across the UK; our high streets are deep in...

Smart Tourism – a thoroughly smarter way to travel

Smart Tourism – a thoroughly smarter way to travel

Our cities are changing - fast. With a growing population, the demand to improve and enhance the services that hold a city together are increasingly onerous. The future prosperity of a city lies within technological development. Smart Cities are the city of the...

Promoting Digital Inclusion is Everybody’s Business

Promoting Digital Inclusion is Everybody’s Business

Digital inclusion is a big issue. We're supporting Get Online Week! Are you? Figures from The Good Things Foundation , a social change charity helping people improve their lives through digital, estimate there are 11.3 million people in the UK who lack the basic...

The Connected City Platform and Edinburgh 2050: Building a better city

The Connected City Platform and Edinburgh 2050: Building a better city

Edinburgh's pioneering Council are engaging citizens in a new initiative, Edinburgh 2050, which asks residents to submit the vision they have of the city they would like to see by 2050. What do the citizens envisage Edinburgh looking like by the mid-point of the 21st...

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