Ericsson have released an interesting new infographic which looks at the role of technology in creating sustainable cities as global population hits an expected 9 billion in 2050. The ‘rapid deployment of broadband networks’ is obviously something of interest to a multinational tech company, but this infographic also looks at the potential economic and environmental benefits of networked cities.

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Images courtesy of Haruko 16 on flickr and Ericsson