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Bell partners with Esri Canada on Integrated Smart City Ecosystem


MONTREAL — Bell Canada announced today an agreement with Toronto-based Esri Canada, a leading geographic information system (GIS) provider, to create the Bell Integrated Smart City Ecosystem (shown above). This integrated solution will combine Bell’s 5G network and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions with Esri’s real-time analytics and location intelligence capabilities “to help cities of all sizes across Canada become connected communities, empowering them to realize their smart city ambitions,” reads a press release. The Bell Integrated Smart City Ecosystem enables Canadian communities to accelerate their digital transformations, helping to enhance decision-making and to streamline collaboration across municipal or regional...