The legislation presents the opportunity to grow smart city projects on the backs of other initiatives. An example, said Phil Beecher, president and CEO of Wi-SUN Alliance, a nonprofit smart utility member organization, is smart streetlighting. Once a streetlighting project moves forward, the backbone is in place to launch other connectivity-based projects.
Read more about the Wi-SUN Alliance at www.govtech.com.
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