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5G on Digital Water Horizon as Sun Sets on 2G, 3G

On 31 December 2019, U.S. cellular carrier Verizon Wireless will sunset its national 2G and 3G networks to free up bandwidth for its nascent 5G network. Verizon will cease to support its 2G and 3G network infrastructure... »

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, 2018 Year in Review

Overall, 2018 was a strong year for digital water, with growing interest among municipal water utilities seeking to engage in data-driven technologies and solutions. This quarterly insight highlights key trends in policy, project development, M&A, and venture funding activity in digital water, globally. ... »

Unplugged, GE Digital Sharpens Focus on Water

On 13 December 2018, diversified U.S. industrial firm General Electric announced the spinoff of its software unit, GE Digital. The new, US$1.2 billion firm will remain a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE... »

28 Oct 2018

The Beat from Bentley’s Year-In-Infrastructure Conference 2018

Bluefield Research was on the ground in London last week participating in Bentley Systems 2018 Year-In-Infrastructure (YII) conference. The annual event brings together a diverse crowd of infrastructu... »

11 Sep 2018

Innovyze Strategy Breakdown: The Growth Strategy of a Smart Water Pure Play

Bluefield analysts provide insight into how, when and why key decisions were made that collectively enabled Innovyze to sustain a remarkable run of growth and profitability, while documenting the key deals which have led to the consolidated market we see today.... »

Xylem Smart Water Strategy Breakdown: The Creation of a Market Leading Portfolio

Xylem eyes nascent developments around smart infrastructure and data analytics as key catalysts for future growth opportunities in water. Since 2015, Xylem has made a series of strategic acquisitions in smart water, recasting itself as a diversified water infrastructure technology and services company.... »

08 May 2018

What can Advanced Asset Management Mean for Municipal Water?

Concerned with operating and replacing aging infrastructure, changing workforce dynamics, and increasing climate volatility, municipal water utilities are adopting advanced asset management strategies... »

Advanced Asset Management for Municipal Water: Global Trends & Strategies, 2018 – 2027

Smarter, more advanced asset management strategies will save water utilities US$41.9 billion in capital expenditures by 2027. Central to this shift to more advanced solutions, is the increasing value in data collection, analytics, and... »

19 Oct 2017

Four (water related) thoughts on Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure 2017

Last week I had the pleasure of attending Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure conference in Singapore. The 2017 event marked the first year the conference was held in the Asia Pacific region, an... »

U.S. Smart Water: Defining the Opportunity, Competitive Landscape, and Market Outlook

Smart water solutions – hardware, software, and analytics – are taking hold in the U.S. municipal water sector, driving close to US$20 billion of capital and operating expenditures over the next d... »

Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Key Trends in a Changing Global Landscape

Water related M&A activity has been robust over the last three years, surpassing US$57 billion, globally, since the start of 2014. Intensifying concerns over water scarcity, water resource contami... »

EQT, Innovyze Set Benchmark for Smart Water

Canadian design firm Stantec announced an agreement to sell water infrastructure modelling firm Innovyze to private equity firm EQT Partners. Innovyze marks the second smart water company acquisition... »

Global Smart Water Update: Market Trends, Competitive Shifts, & Project Activity

Smart water project announcements in the second half of 2016 were driven by utility responses to water scarcity and non-revenue water, regulatory compliance, and vendor M&A to consolidate value chain positions.... »

Water Network for Energy Efficiency: Europe’s Utilities Address Key Supply, Treatment Segments

Energy efficiency has become a key priority of European utilities. A combination of policy, market factors, and local network characteristics are driving water utilities... »



WEFTEC 2019
September 21-25 / Chicago, IL

Data: Now and Beyond
October 9 / Leeds, UK

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