Trai said non-standardised proprietary devices and solutions had come up in the absence of regulation
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), in a white paper issued on Tuesday, said there was a need to have a standardised information and communications technology (ICT) solutions for smart cities.
The regulator is of the view that lack of uniform solution can lead to proprietary issues and prevent integration for a seamless digital revolution in the urban infrastructure.
“Through our white paper, we are trying to caution the urban infrastructure developers that lack of planning can pose challenges in the future. If we want integrate smart cities in the future, we have to take a standardised approach for technology,” Trai Secretary S K Gupta told Business Standard.
First Published: Sep 22 2020 | 10:58 PM IST