ITU - Blockchain for smart sustainable cities .

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This report delves into the current advancements and applications of blockchain in smart cities, across the various verticals. It further explores the role played by blockchain technologies in designing an efficient, secure and scalable distributed architecture to address the significant challenges on interoperability protocols, security and privacy, data collection and sharing, data analytics, and latency within smart cities. As a stepping-stone for the penetration of blockchain technologies into the global smart city agenda, this report underscores a series of use-cases highlighting the adoption of this technology into various spheres. Building on the analysis of the use-cases, the report also identifies promising areas for future research in this domain.