This is an impressive use of machine learning instead of on-the-ground sensors for smart parking.
There are a lot of resources out there on broadband and telecom information. The challenge — as always — is separating signal from noise. The following list of resources are a helpful jumping off point for news, research and analysis on fixed and wireless broadband:
Diffraction Analysis: Google hired this company to analyze what the best broadband models are is in the world.
Baller’s Email List: Jim Baller’s weekly emails roundup everything going on in broadband/telecom as it relates to the FCC.
Next Century Cities: Consortium of cities working together to collect best practices.
Fierce Telecom: Telecom news. They also have separate publications around wireless and cable.
CTC Technology & Energy: CTC Technology & Energy is an independent communications and IT engineering consulting firm with more than 30 years of experience. We work at the highest levels on cutting-edge communications networking projects for public sector
fcc.gov: The Federal Communications Commission does a lot of work to analyze and understand telecom problems. For example, http://www.ecfr.gov/, provides details on complaints from providers on pole attachment issues.
Telecom Ramblings: Potentially a telecom nerds haven — you can often find fiber maps here.
This is ongoing and living list, and we will keep updating as we find better resources.
Finding fiber maps for telecom companies is no easy feat. Here are some of the best ways to find fiber maps, and/or have a good working hypothesis for fiber coverage: