The Convergence of 5G and Smart City: How, Where & the Role of Public Right of Way Infrastructure for ICT Networks  |  Learn More in Tampa at Smart Cities Connect

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/28/18 4:03 PM

We're looking forward to the 2018 fall edition of Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo in October in Tampa, Florida! Bigbelly takes the stage alongside Nokia and T-Mobile on day one (10/23) to discuss the Convergence of 5G and Smart Cities. Join us for the conversation as we explore the how, where, and role of public right-of-way infrastructure for Information & Communications Technology (ICT) networks.

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Topics: Hosted Applications, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Event

Women Leadership in IoT & Multi-Purposed Smart Infrastructure at IoT Solution World Congress 2018

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/21/18 11:05 AM

Bigbelly is returning to Barcelona for the 2018 edition of the IoT Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC) from October 16-18. This industry leading industrial internet event, organized by Fira de Barcelona, will bring together hundreds of global IoT leaders to discuss the latest trends, applications, and impacts of the industrial internet.

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Hosted Applications, Smart Cities, International, IoT, Event

Small Cell Solutions Hidden in Plain Sight: Insights to Urban Communication Infrastructure Challenges

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/14/18 10:03 AM

As published in the industry publication TelecomNewsroom, read on for an interview with Bigbelly's SVP of Information and Communications Technology, Alex Gamota. This interview was held shortly before the NEDAS NYC Summit in September where Alex participated on a panel to discuss the impact and role of multi-purpose infrastructure in the small cell market evolution. Were not able to attend the event? Check out the full panel session recording, here!

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Topics: Hosted Applications, IoT, Event

Watch the Discussion from #NEDASNYC - Building out Infrastructure to Meet Tomorrow's Telecom Demands

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/13/18 12:31 PM

Bigbelly had the pleasure of spending a day alongside telecom industry leaders at the Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association's NYC Summit in New York City's Time Square. Our SVP of the Information and Communications Technologies division, Alex Gamota, participated as a panelist in a session titled "A Market Evolution: Building out the U.S. Infrastructure to Meet Tomorrow's Demands" (read more about it here). 

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Topics: Hosted Applications, Smart Cities, Event, IoT

Panel Discussion at the NEDAS NYC Summit | "A Market Evolution: Building out NYC's Infrastructure to Meet Tomorrow's Demands"

Posted by Bigbelly on 8/15/18 10:19 AM

Bigbelly’s Information & Communication Technology group is excited to take part in the upcoming Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association's NYC Summit on September 6, 2018.

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Topics: Event, Hosted Applications, Smart Cities

Södertälje, Sweden... Litter-Free and Wi-Fi Enabled with Bigbelly Smart Waste System

Posted by Bigbelly on 7/6/18 8:46 AM

The Municipality of Södertälje, Sweden produced a fun summer-themed video featuring their forward-looking waste coordinator, Tomas. This city located ~20 miles outside of Stockholm uses the Bigbelly system to reduce litter in their public spaces and to offer Wi-Fi hotspot service to their constituents enjoying the spaces.

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Topics: Hosted Applications, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, International

Trash compactor cell towers coming to Riverhead beaches | ABC Channel 7 Video

Posted by Bigbelly on 7/2/18 9:16 AM

As reported by ABC Channel 7:   Beachgoers in one Long Island town can expect to see less garbage and a lot more people on their cell phones. Until now, cell service on South Jamesport and Iron Pier beaches in Riverhead has been spotty at best. Now, new trash compactors made by Bigbelly will be installed. These solar-powered compactors will have a antenna to supply cell service for people nearby, and the garbage cans will notify sanitation when they need to be emptied.

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Topics: Hosted Applications, Smart Cities, Smart Waste Benefits

"High-tech trash compactors at two beaches equipped with Wi-Fi" | Bigbelly's Smart Solutions Beyond Waste Management

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/18/18 11:01 AM

As reported in the Riverhead News-Review, a beachfront New York community is exploring what's possible with Bigbelly's multi-purpose platform: Smart Waste and Small Cell. Read on for more:

Riverhead Town will be trying out new smart trash compactors meant to reduce trash woes and also offer Wi-Fi and cell phone connection for beachgoers at South Jamesport Beach and Iron Pier Beach. The solar-powered receptacles will be installed [...] through a partnership between Bigbelly, a company that manufactures smart waste and recycling bins designed for cities, and Verizon. A cell antenna is attached to each compactor.

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Topics: Hosted Applications, Smart Cities, Smart Waste Benefits

"Trash bin Wi-Fi serves shoppers in Singapore"

Posted by Bigbelly on 10/19/17 8:37 AM

"Trash bin Wi-Fi" - It may sound like a fictional invention from a sci-fi movie... but it's here today.

Trash is, and always has been, a core service that needs to be delivered to a community, retailer, or campus. Bigbelly modernizes this core service delivery by providing smart, compacting, solar-powered stations that hold more and optimize waste management practices and routine across the world. The connected system communicates over cellular networks to report its real-time status into a centralized software which sends notifications and logs data for analysis and reporting.

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Topics: Smart Cities, Hosted Applications

"Mayor announces more free Wi-Fi for part of west Louisville neighborhood"

Posted by Bigbelly on 2/17/16 10:04 AM

The Bigbelly Smart Waste & Recycling System goes beyond data-driven waste management. We are excited to highlight the City of Louisville, Kentucky and applaud this community for leveraging required core infrastructure primarily used for public space to deliver more value to its citizens by way of Public Space Wi-Fi service hosted in their Bigbelly system.

Learn more below from the City of Louisville's recent release to unveil this powerful step in the West Louisville Neighborhood Wi-Fi Project:

Standing in the Russell neighborhood, Mayor Greg Fischer today launched Phase 2 of the West Louisville Neighborhood Wi-Fi Project, which uses innovative technology to provide free Internet to citizens.

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Topics: Smart Cities, Hosted Applications

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