BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* is committed to help build smarter cities – in the U.S. and abroad. We have signed an agreement with IDA Ireland and Dublin City Council to collaborate and exchange information about smart cities solutions. This initiative will foster an open dialogue of IoT best practices with Ireland and Dublin, which is developing into a leading IoT location.
As part of this collaboration with Ireland, we will also explore opportunities to work with other organizations on IoT-related development projects across the country, including Dublin's Docklands IoT project.
Smart cities solutions can offer citizens many benefits in sustainability, transportation, public safety, infrastructure and more. In fact, as part of our smart cities initiative in the U.S., we are currently working with several of our spotlight cities including Atlanta, Chicago and Miami-Dade County on projects ranging from water conservation to intelligent lighting to citizen engagement.
"IoT solutions are already generating a measurable value for businesses. And around the world, more cities are realizing the impact IoT solutions can have on making their communities more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable," said Mike Zeto, general manager, AT&T Smart Cities. "As an IoT and smart cities leader, we're excited to lend our passion, expertise and insights to help Dublin create a more connected city that will have lasting benefits for current and future generations."
"IDA Ireland welcomes AT&T's choice of Ireland as the company's first international location for global Smart Cities collaboration," said Martin Shanahan, CEO, IDA Ireland. "The availability of world class talent, excellent infrastructure and openness from industry, academia and government to collaborate, enables companies to deliver outstanding IoT products and services. Companies are discovering that Ireland is small enough to trial, yet big enough to prove their Internet of Things technologies and solutions."
"Being smarter will be a defining characteristic of tomorrow's leading cities. Dublin has the key ingredients and is exploiting them to be at the forefront of smart city developments leveraging our unique cluster of global technology companies, thriving start-ups and research centres," said Owen Keegan, Chief Executive, Dublin City Council. "Dublin City Council is delighted to collaborate with AT&T, one of the world's leading technology companies, to explore future smart city innovations."
For more information on our IoT solutions for Smart Cities, visit: www.att.com/iot.
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