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Ian Pilling on Building Smart Cities and Plugging in Startups

Ian Pilling is Head of Sales and Business Development of Comcast’s machineQ™ and a featured speaker at Philly Tech Week 2018 presented by Comcast. Here’s a preview of what he’ll share at PTW 2018! Ian Pilling leads Comcast’s sales and business development team delivering smart city network IoT solutions across the globe, including Comcast’s new […]

Comcast-Pennovation Challenge Winners Consider Building a Business

With no intention of becoming founders, Viewpoint team members may have created a viable new product and started their future company. A group of students from the University of Pennsylvania entered the inaugural Comcast-Pennovation Challenge with no expectation of starting a company. But when their team, Viewpoint, won the joint entrepreneur competition from University of […]

Comcast quietly launched a network that could make Philly a ‘smart cities’ leader

It’s called machineQ, a low-power, wide-range network optimized to enable IoT technologies. Consider it an investment in Philadelphia’s civic infrastructure. Building a “smart city” takes four core ingredients. The first three: a strong culture of civic engagement, a deep pool of tech talent and the support of private and public institutions. But unlike their counterparts […]