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Connected Mobile Communities in the Northern Periphery 2.3 (CMC@NP)
Start date: Aug 31, 2008, End date: Dec 30, 2010 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The aim of this project is to use broadband mobile communication services to promote the competitiveness of rural communities in the NPP area. Specific objectives are to: 1. Develop the capability of rural area communities within the NP to incorporate emerging broadband mobile services into their community development strategies. 2. Use the capability to develop a number of broadband mobile services that support sustainable development of specific sectors in NP communities 3. Utilise the services to (1) improve the inherent sustainability of communities and to (2) provide economic connections to more central areas Achievements: Comparative transnational analysis of mobile infrastructure in each region (Complete). Transnational "Mobile Community" needs analysis in each region (Complete). Design of draft Transnational Connected Mobile Community model (Complete). Transnational Community Consultation (Complete). Design of final Transnational Connected Mobile Community model (In Progress). Implement the Connected Communities model developed in last point in each project region (Complete). Establish combined Connected Communities Office and Demonstration Centre in each region (Complete). Development of mobile services in the public, transport and community sectors (Complete). Once the services have been developed, workshops will be held in each region to demonstrate the services within each region (Complete). Scope Transnational Pilot (Complete). Design Mobile Community Marketing Plan (Complete). Carry out Northern Periphery Mobile Community Pilot (In Process).Products and services:Title:Northern Periphery Transnational Mobile Community Model A publication on how a digital community in a smaller city, region or rural area could look like including a business model, covering broadband wireless infrastructure, a digital services model and layering into the built environment and into important regional sectors and resources such as transport, knowledge economy sector, tourism, cultural life, community and public sector service provision. It was developed specifically for local authorities and regional development organisation.More information see:, Bus Alert System A free of charge text message service (developed and tested) providing real time bus information for commuters.More information see: SolMobil Service A free of charge text message service (developed and tested) providing information about ongoing events or other important public information for citizens, visitors and tourists.More information see: Örnsköldsvik Virtual Art Guide A multimedia service providing art information, including existing text and pictorial material supplemented by coordinates and audio files from the Örnsköldsviks museum, for citizens, visitors and tourists of Örnsköldsvik, Sweden.More information see: GPS Taistelijan Route A virtual guided tour developed using GPS technology providing information about a Second World War battle, called Taistelijan Taival (Fighter’s route), which occurred in the summer of 1944 in Ilomantsi’s Hattuvaara, Finland for citizens, visitors and tourists.More information see: Turunen’s Route A GPS-based voice guide based on the famous Finnish writer Heikki Turunen’s childhood memories growing up in the historic and cultural area of Vuonislahti, Finland, for citizens, visitors and tourists.More information see: Ilosaarirock Mobile Guide A mobile service providing real-time festival information and program schedules for visitors of the Ilosaari rock festival.More information see: Mobile Contacts System A mobile application that enables citizens to report and request information or subscribe to electronic Council services. The service is also used by Council field workers to enable them to communicate back to the office when working remotely.More information see: Derry-Londonderry What’s On Guide A mobile application providing real-time information about what is happening in the city, including arts and culture, business and conferencing, entertainment, eating out, music, sport and festivals to both tourists and citizens.More information see:

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  • 2007 - 2013 Northern Periphery
  • Project on KEEP Platform
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