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Rhineland economic model is closest to smart city developments

It is interesting to compare the major economic models in the western world – the American Anglo-Saxon model, the European Rhineland model and the Scandinavian model. The Anglo-Saxon model is very much driven by small government, market-driven economic and social … Continue reading

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Netherlands’ all-in-one market bolstered by VodafoneZiggo joint venture

The Dutch telecom market has one of the most mature broadband sectors in the world, with effective cross-platform competition. DSL infrastructure provides national coverage while the HFC sector, dominated by the newly created joint venture VodafoneZiggo, reaches about 95% of … Continue reading

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Netherlands Smart City Strategy and the role of GSC3

As mentioned in last week’s blog, as we speak Assistant Minister Angus Taylor is now in the Netherlands. He will also be briefed on the Dutch Smart City Strategy that was launched last week. After Australia, the Netherlands is now … Continue reading

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Dutch smart construction collaboration with partners Down-Under

As by now you will have read more than once that I have been busy with the Dutch-Australian Smart City mission. During the trip five collaboration agreements were signed with Australian cities, with more to follow, which will bring the … Continue reading

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Dutch-Australian smart city innovation hubs workgroup

One of the most tangible elements of the smart city movement is that cities are increasingly establishing their own innovation hubs, next to the ones that have already been established by universities and private industry. We are starting to see … Continue reading

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