Portsmouth is proud to be a ​Smart City​, offering advanced infrastructure and forward-thinking amenities to businesses and citizens alike. The City offers diverse community-focused experiences steeped in rich history and culture throughout our dynamic districts.
Portsmouth trains and employs some of the highest skilled and well-educated workforce in the region, welcoming key industries to our Port city. From container terminals, railroad access, and centralized interstate connectivity, Portsmouth keeps businesses connected to better returns and citizens connected to better lifestyles.
HIGHER ED & TRADE
IN THE REGION
LOCAL PORTS IN 2018
SMART CITY Advantage
- Data driven, smart city
- Business friendly, business advocates
- Transportation logistics
- Skilled workforce
- Centrally located business sites
- Widening & deepening port
Portsmouth has made a $9 million investment in 55-mile fiber optic cable ring. Connected to larger 127-mile regional fiber ring, this 5-year project boosts 200 gigabits per second and opens multiple new investment opportunities for internet-based companies and data centers.