The inclusion of Adelaide as one of Cisco’s nine “Lighthouse Cities” (along with Barcelona, Chicago, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Songdu, Jaipur and Dubai).
Recognition as “Australia’s most innovative region” in relation to the best coordinated ecosystem of support for entrepreneurs and innovators (Australian Technologies Competition, 2015).
Recent commitments from the State Government of South Australia will further accelerate Adelaide as Australia’s smart city:
Announced in September 2016, Adelaide is to become the first GigCity in Australia. As part of this initiative, ultra-fast internet speeds of up to 10-gigabits-per-second will be rolled out across key innovation precincts across the city.
A Smarter, Better Connected City
As a Cisco lighthouse city, Adelaide is one of the very few cities ready to develop and pilot new urban services and solutions to benefit the customer and citizen experience.