Only 176 smart cities ICT awards have been made by UK local authorities in the past six years, with only 94 of 404 councils having made any such awards during that time
Network communications procurements account for 62% of all smart cities ICT contract awards in this period. 82% of the value of such awards (£474m) relates specifically to gigabit-speed broadband
Adoption of keystone smart cities technologies, such as environmental monitoring and waste management, remains low, accounting for only eight awards, worth an estimated total of £2m.
A total of 363 smart cities information and communications technology (ICT)-related procurements were made by UK local authorities …