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Barcelona GIX. IT Network Integration

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The case study explains the Barcelona GIX project, which involved the integration (active and passive), expansion, and development of the IT network to provide the city with new infrastructure (5G, the Internet of Things, and connected cars) associated with a smart city using a new business model.
Bibliographic citation: Ricart, Joan Enric; Trillas, Francesc; Salvador, Jordi; Rodríguez Planas, Miquel, "Barcelona GIX. IT Network Integration: Integration, expansion, and evolution of the Barcelona IT Active & Passive networks.", IESE, ST-445-E, 07/2017
Date: 11/07/2017
Author(s): Ricart, Joan Enric; Trillas, Francesc; Salvador, Jordi; Rodríguez Planas, Miquel
Document type: Study and Monograph
Editor(s): Cátedra Carl Schroeder de Dirección Estratégica; PPSRC - Public-Private Sector Research Center
Department: Economics
Sector: Telecommunications (Telephone, TV, Cable...)
Languages: English
Geographic area: Spain

Learning objective Public policies and public-private partnerships. How the public and private sectors should cooperate to provide residents with good infrastructure and services and support business activities in smart cities.