Technology

Smart City Networks is our exclusive telecommunications provider and the nation’s largest provider of facilities-based convention center telecommunications services. All of the following services are provided from a convenient single source at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

  • Complete Telephone Services
  • ISDN, T-1 and other Data Circuits
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Temporary LAN/WAN/VPN construction
  • Point to Point Networking
  • Internet/E-Mail Stations/”Cyber Cafes”
  • WiFi™ Wireless network


In addition to full service telephone services, Smart City Networks offers high-speed Internet access using Ethernet protocols to all exhibit spaces and meeting rooms. Our network service professionals offer turnkey data networking services that enable you to create Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs) and Private Networks using the latest technology. Also available is an entry-level wireless service ideal for web surfing and checking email. Smart City’s 802.11g wireless network can be accessed throughout the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center by using a WiFi™ compatible network card. The wireless network provides Internet access of up to 256k of bandwidth, servicing exhibitors as well as attendees. Custom configurations are available.

The unique event technology offers on-line services that will set your events apart from any other. You can create Internet broadcasts of your events that can be seen worldwide, send video e-mails to promote your event, or you can set up customized Internet access and e-mail centers for your attendees. Be creative with your Internet needs. Smart City Networks is dedicated to fulfilling your every technical need.