Singapore aims to be the world’s most connected seaport

Singapore is already a juggernaut of maritime activity. Now one of the world’s busiest seaports aims become one of the most connected. The city expects to be the first port in the world with land-and-sea wireless broadband communications.Singapore is already a juggernaut of maritime activity. Now one of the world’s busiest seaports aims become one of the most connected. The city expects to be the first port in the world with land-and-sea wireless broadband communications.

By next year, all ships within 15 kilometers of Singapore’s shoreline will have real-time data communication with trading partners. The city expects to be the first port in the world with land-and-sea wireless broadband communications.

The project, named Wireless-broadband-access for SeaPort (WISEPORT), aims to further enhance business development in a city that is already on top. WISEPORT is only one part of a six-part initiative of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore to enhance efficiencies, communication and capacity in the port city.

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