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LATEST NEWS

GOOGLE'S DIGITAL GARAGE RETURNS TO BIRMINGHAM

Digital Birmingham, Birmingham City Council and partners are proud of their continued relationship with Google and are excited to announce that the Digital Garage returns to the Birmingham City Centre on 14 July to support businesses and citizens alike with their digital needs and goals. Experts will be on hand to offer coaching in thirteen newly designed courses/workshops.

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SMART ROUTING IS COMING!!

The pace is picking up as the Smart Routing User Trials prepare to kick-off in Birmingham this week; with over 40 people already registered and ready to get on-board; the final tweaks are being made to the Commuter app before it's release.  Are you ready...? #Rethinking Public Transport Journey Planning 

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GET READY FOR THE INNOVATIVE SMART ROUTING APP, AS PRESENTED AT THE IoT WORLD FORUM 2017

Raj Mack, Head of Digital Birmingham presented at CISCO’s Internet of Things World Forum this week and not only talked about the challenges faced by global cities today and the smart city work and future innovations and opportunities that Birmingham aims to progress but also touched on some of the trailblazing work the region is involved with, including the innovative Smart Routing project.

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DIGITAL BIRMINGHAM LAUNCHES THE BIG DATA CORRIDOR

Digital Birmingham is excited to launch its grant funded Big Data Corridor (BDC) programme in conjunction with the European Development Fund and partner organisations Aston University, Birmingham City University, Enable iD, Innovation Birmingham, Telensa and Transport West Midlands.

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CITIZENS CAN NOW BENEFIT FROM FREE PUBLIC WI-FI!

Free public access Wi-Fi has been successfully installed in over 200 public buildings across Birmingham - making it easier than ever for citizens to access online services in buildings delivering council services.

See this interactive map for a connected building near you.



Digital Birmingham have collaborated with the key organisations to produce an ambitious framework, and a clear set of actions, for the future of the city. This is an exemplary smart city plan.

Peter Madden, CEO of the Future Cities Catapult