Cable Companies and Municipalities: Natural Smart Community Partners

Cable Internet service providers (ISPs) can make smart cities become a reality and offer city planners successful case studies and useful planning steps for how to make their communities digital leaders. Cable companies possess the expertise and resources that local governments need to support smart community and Internet of Thing (IoT) applications, and have the capability to deliver these solutions.Cable companies should take the next steps to educate local government and community leaders about the resources and expertise that they can draw from providers to help meet their goals in becoming a smart and connected community. Likewise, local governments should take heed and build relationships with local cable providers and work together to deploy this next level of community-wide connectivity and innovation. 

Why Cable ISPs are Best Suited to Power America's Smart Cities Read the Report NCTA: Cable Ops Are Smart 'Smart Cities' Choice (Multichannel News)