Portsmouth Emerges as Next Smart City in the Southeast

Exceptional connectivity, not location, is the new driver of economic growth. Portsmouth is building a state-of-the-art municipal network to attract the best and brightest to the area. Carrier-grade routing provides the foundation for the Southeast’s next smart city.


Company City of Portsmouth
Industry Government and Non-Profit
Products used MX480ACX6000ACX5400
Region Americas
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"Our partnership with Juniper provides the foundational layer of next-decade technology."
Daniel Jones CIO, City of Portsmouth

Business Challenge

Portsmouth’s municipal network connects businesses, schools, hospitals and city government—and offers transatlantic reach. The network is creating competition that will drive down the cost of Internet services. And the city has earmarked multiple smart city projects, including Wi-Fi and transportation.

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