Smart poles for smart cities

    Introducing BrightSites

    Improve your city by enhancing broadband connectivity today and lead the transformation to a smarter, connected city in the future.


    The digital transformation of public spaces is accelerating rapidly – from historic town centers to neighborhoods to large urban areas. Wireless broadband is becoming more crucial to the development of smart cities. BrightSites smart poles help cities meet the needs of citizens, businesses, and visitors by delivering the faster, more available broadband connectivity that helps ensure non-stop access to their digital world.

    By enabling the deployment of small cells at street level, the BrightSites smart poles help cities build the foundation for smart city services and applications. With better wireless broadband capabilities, municipal governments can leverage technologies to deploy connected sensors and devices for smarter, more sustainable, and more efficient operations.

    BrightSites smart poles offer a city-friendly solutions that leverage the current urban infrastructure, improve efficiency, and reduce costs.


    Elegant and multi-functional design

    BrightSites offer an elegant and aesthetically pleasing multi-functional smart poles, making it a matching addition to your cityscape. BrightSites poles are available in various heights, colors, styles, enabling integration into any streetscape with optimal visual impact. 

    Easy deployment and scalability

    Mobile operators can deploy dozens or hundreds of cell sites quickly and easily, making it possible to densify network capacity and coverage with a minimal disruption.

    Digital pathway

    Signify BrightSites is the digital pathway of the modern city. Using the ubiquity of a city's existing street lighting infrastructure, BrightSites poles deliver 4G/5G, Wi-Fi, LoRa, Sigfox, fiber hubs, and a possibility to accommodate wide range of IoT applications.

    Energy Efficiency

    Philips LED lighting provides a cost-effectivelow-maintenance alternative to traditional street lighting – an important consideration for cities.



    Our smart poles are highly suitable for dense urban areas, historic or transit centers, corporate and college campuses and any other areas with coverage- or capacity-challenged environments. 

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    Dense urban areas
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    Transit centers
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    Corporate and college campuses

    Our solutions

    IoT smart pole

    IoT smart pole

    Developed by Signify, the IoT smart pole offers:

    • a wide variety of digital technologies and IoT capabilities (Wi-Fi, cameras, and sensors)
    • suitable for urban areas in historic or contemporary styles
    • wide range of customization for lighting requirements
    • transforms streetlight into assets
    • ETL listed and AASHTO compliant
    Smart Fusion Pole

    Smart Fusion Pole

    Co-developed by American Tower and Signify, Smart Fusion pole features:

    • multiple wireless operators
    • up to 8 radio units from various vendors
    • 2 integrated antennas
    • roadway and decorative style with variety of finishes
    • accommodation for most LED roadway luminaires 


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    T2 Smart pole

    T2 Smart pole

    Developed by Signify, the T2 Smart Pole offers:

    • low or high power radio configurations
    • accommodation up to 9 radios
    • a variety of pole heights
    • single or twin arm configuration
    • accommodation for most LED roadway luminaires
    4G/5G Smart pole

    4G/5G Smart pole

    Developed by Signify, 4G/5G Smart pole offers:

    • 4G LTE and 5G millimeter wave technology
    • single tenant solution
    • up to 7 radio units from various vendors
    • single and twin arm configuration
    • city zoning requirements
    • accommodation for most LED roadway luminaires
    5G millimeter wave

    5G millimeter wave coming soon

    Developed by Signify this state of the art smart pole offers:

    • 3x5G millimeter wave radios available with Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung
    • fixed wireless applications
    • accommodation for most LED roadway luminaires

    Why BrightSites by Signify?


    As the world leader in lighting, we have leveraged our deep expertise in the public sector. BrightSites by Signify delivers an innovative infrastructure solution that promotes city livability, connectivity, and allows municipalities around the world to deliver Wi-Fi, 4G and 5G LTE as well as IoT applications to its residents while maintaining the city’s aesthetics. This smart infrastructure will support multiple wireless platforms and will provide a standardized, aesthetically pleasing, solution with all components enclosed and obscured from public view.