The Smart City is not a new concept. In fact, the digital city appeared in the information era and the wireless city emerged in the Internet era, but the Smart City had not been clearly defined until the digital era. Unlike traditional informatization, a Smart City is not simply the combination of informatization in all industries. Not only is a smart city a top-leadership project, it reshapes the digital capabilities of all industries in a city, while also addressing systematic challenges.
This paper presents Huawei perspective on Smart City development, including the conceptual framework, governance, type, connectivity, structural enablers. The paper also describes the strategic vision and a Smart City construction path, from the strategic planning, solution design and implementation.