Today’s wireless infrastructure — while robust — will require massive upgrades. Technical advances in speeds, location awareness, coverage, capacity, range, and a multitude of other areas will be needed to support the estimated 25 billion connected devices that could be in use by 2020, according to Gartner. Aligning policy and capability is essential to enabling the successful implementation of these technologies. This requires governments to break down departmental silos, build partnerships and look to best-practices models that are proven to be successful. This report will explore the infrastructure needs of building smart communities.