Frontline ResponseMission Critical Technologies Africa
26 September 2019
Mission Critical Technologies Africa, co-located with AfricaCom 2019 - What will it take to deliver safety and security in the future city?
Co-located with AfricaCom, (12-14 November 2019), Mission Critical Technologies Africa is a dedicated conference stream that targets those involved in critical communications, and command & control sectors of working cities. It is also the only place on the African continent where mission critical technology users from public safety, transport, utilities and more can get together to gather the information needed to forge ahead with smart and safe city deployments, and also the opportunity to network with other like-minded professionals. Find out more
IoT network deployed across Kigali to support smart city initiatives
10 May 2017
Engineers setting up Kigalis’ smart city LoRaWAN network.
From having very little network connectivity just a few years ago, Rwanda now has ambitions to become a smart city blueprint for other African nations to follow.
The country’s government has launched a flagship Internet of Things project in Kigali which features technology supplied by Inmarsat and Nokia.
Inmarsat has deployed low power WAN infrastructure around the capital using the LoRaWAN protocol to connect sensors and devices in the IoT. Find out more