US Ignite Announces Recipients of Fall 2017 App Development Awards

US Ignite is pleased to announce the proposals accepted as part of our recent round of Application Development Awards in September.  Local leaders in each of our Smart Gigabit Communities worked with development teams to identify the most promising gigabit application opportunities in their regions. We anticipate offering another round of awards after the new year, congratulations to the teams and communities accepted in this round.

The City of Phoenix and Hathority Reimagine Waste Management is one of a growing number of Smart City applications, fostered under the US Ignite Smart Gigabit Communities (SGC) effort, to transform the lives of residents of smart communities everywhere.  Their contribution to the SGC portolio comes as a response to the City of Phoenix Cisco IoT Challenge, developed in partnership with US Ignite, to bring better efficiency and cost savings to the cities waste management efforts.  Learn more about this and other applications and services by visiting the US Ignite Application Registry.

US Ignite Announces 2018 Reverse Pitch Competition

US Ignite is thrilled to announce the commencement of the 2018 Smart Gigabit Communities Reverse Pitch Competitions – where local entrepreneurs, hackers, makers, developers and students compete for a pool of cash and in-kind prizes by designing next generation applications and services to solve real world problems.