Being the global ICT leader
The city is poised to be the world’s first free Wi-Fi city by 2025. It plans to connect every home in the country to the internet at one gigabit per second.
The city plans to have the highest broadband penetration rate in the world in 2025 at 60%.
The city also plans to introduce 7000 electric and hybrid buses in the next five years. Its smart metering project aims to reduce the city’s total energy use by 10%.
Another feature is that of smart metres that provide homes, offices and factory owners with real-time reports of their electricity, water and gas consumption.
The information is presented in monetary units and in accompanies by detailed information on a household’s energy consumption patterns and means of adjusting those patterns to reduce energy costs.