Economic Development

Mobility and IoT

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Economic Development

Mobility and IoT

Ranked as the #1 mobile-friendly city in the U.S., metro Atlanta is a global leader in mobility.

Our leaders, success stories, assets, and partners place us at the forefront of the industry and establish the region as an innovation economy. Metro Atlanta offers a world-class, collaborative ecosystem of big brands, digital media leaders, technology powerhouses, world-renowned universities, and a dynamic startup community that results in an unsurpassed location to drive mobile innovation on a broad scale. Metro Atlanta is also home to headquarters of some of the biggest mobile technology marketers worldwide, including The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, The Home Depot, InterContinental Hotels (IHG), and UPS. The metro region is home to several top consumer, content news, and information brands in the world, including Turner Broadcasting, The Weather Company, IBM Business, and Cox Enterprises. Metro Atlanta headquaters like AT&T Mobility and AirWatch by VMware drive broad, explosive growth. The metro region also drives fundamental innovation in mobile B2B infrastructure with particular strength in financial technology, healthcare, and logistics.

Key Industry Factors

Internet of Things

Metro Atlanta is a global hub for mobile technology with an extraordinary depth of energy around IoT.

Smart Cities

Atlanta is taking a part in the smart cities expansion as cities are becoming "smarter" with the development of IoT.

Recent Relocations and Announcements

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BlueTube, Inc.

Digital Marketing Company creating 50 new jobs.

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The Bridge by Coca Cola

Bridging the gap between the entrepreneurial community and major global markets.

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The Weather Company

The Weather Company, an IBM Business, will create 400 jobs and relocate its headquarters from Cobb County to DeKalb County in the spring of 2017.