Splash Access has developed it’s solutions to help global cities provide citywide connectivity and to establish a platform where the Internet of Things (IoT) can be fully utilized to develop new services for citizens.
In modern-day life, Wi-Fi accessibility goes far beyond Internet access. With a strong and reliable smart, city Wi-Fi solution it can help to deliver a multitude of services in areas such as parking, public safety, conservation and more.
With the correct infrastructure cities worldwide would be better equipped to face broader challenges, enabling them to close the gap on the digital divide and attract more investment to the towns and cities.
City-wide availability of Wi-Fi coupled with the growth in IOT can help to greatly improve city living. Bringing Wi-Fi internet to community areas and social districts as well as shopping zones, business centres and transport hubs.
Town planning, sustainability, traffic management, maintenance, public safety, provision of government services…
are just some of the challenges that can be tackled by connecting sensors and objects with networks. By partnering with councils, business enterprises and local governments to bring city/town Wi-Fi to parks, stadiums and public buildings, helps create a super smart city.
Developing a solution involves implementing a Wi-Fi network which is available to locals and tourists alike in key points of the city. Public Wi-Fi will ensure a better connected society and a more technological advanced city. Not only this but it will attract tourists and increase business as a result.
The benefits of City Wi-Fi is great; having internet access improves citizen and tourists ability to move around freely by Maps and public transport timetables, providing information and background on important historical landscapes or even providing feedback or emergency alerts for public services.
The data acquired by public Wi-Fi can have multiple benefits other than simply providing internet access. Some of them include:
Initiatives such as WiFi4EU, aids in the promotion of these services offering free access to Wi-Fi connectivity for citizens in public spaces including parks, squares, public buildings, libraries, health centres and museums in municipalities throughout Europe.