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Connect your city to its future

Smart cities offer the promise of greener, prosperous, more livable communities for all of their citizens. 

Many cities, who are in the midst of their smart city transformation, are realizing that to capture the full benefits of their initiatives, a new and more cohesive approach is needed.

Robust, proven technologies like 5G, Industrial IOT and machine learning allow for the creation of intelligent and integrated city platforms that can provide a foundation for true city innovation.  With the Nokia Bell Labs Future X architecture for Smart cities, communities can benefit from a high-performance network foundation and robust city-grade platforms to bring together the intelligence within their smart city applications and services to fuel the continued economic and social growth of their city.

Our solutions help you create greener, more innovative, thriving communities that benefit all of the citizens, visitors and enterprises who call your city “home.”  

Smart Cities Connect 2021 event wrap-up

Nokia Bell Labs Future X for Smart Cities architecture

The Future X architecture harnesses technologies such as Industrial Internet of Things, edge computing, cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, augmented and virtual reality, and high-performance networking - including 5G - to drive dramatic productivity improvements across a wide range of industrial sectors.

With the Future X for Smart Cities architecture, you can enable the human possibilities of smart cities by interconnecting your systems, processes, activities and citizens.

  • Ease the flow of cars and people with smart mobility services. Simplify bus connections. Offer a real-time view of available parking. Monitor crowds in public venues.
  • Use energy resources more efficiently in homes and businesses, as well as for public lighting.
  • Enhance public safety with video-surveillance analytics, an integrated command and control center, and enhanced communications for first responders.
  • Improve healthcare in your city with remote monitoring applications, while keeping costs under control.
  • Enhance the fun and safety of large events and improve the tourist experience.


Increase efficiency and responsiveness while reducing operating costs with applications that unify the orchestration and management of smart city services, devices and applications.

  • Integrated Operations Center

    Streamline operations, improve situational awareness and shorten response times by gaining real-time visibility of your assets and services

  • IoT for Smart Cities

    Use the IoT to improve quality of life, foster economic growth and deliver on eco-sustainability initiatives

  • Digital moments at smart venues

    Improve revenue, security and visitor satisfaction by bringing smart broadband experiences to sports venues, stadiums and concert halls

  • Healthcare

    Empower hospitals and clinics to use intelligent infrastructures and digital technologies to reduce costs and support better patient care

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