Tel Aviv Named World's Smartest City

The Smart City Expo and World Congress, held this year in Barcelona, announced its 2014 World Smart Cities Awards. This year the top award went to Tel Aviv, Israel.

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December 1, 2014, 12:00 PM PST

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


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Tel Aviv was awarded this year’s World Smart Cities Award presented at a gala dinner last night during the Smart City Expo and World Congress in Barcelona," reports Jonathan Andrews.

"Israel’s largest city was recognised for its initiatives in digitally connecting and engaging citizens with the municipality’s activities. A Residents Club, free Wi-Fi across the city and its own city App are several services the city offers via its Digi-Tel platform."

The article includes more details on the efforts of Tel-Aviv, along with announcements of winners from other categories. 

This is DigiTel from Tel Aviv Yafo on Vimeo.

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