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Make digital infra mandatory in building plans, Trai tells govt

Trai will bring out a consultation paper to further strengthen digital inclusion, looking at three key aspects of devices, connectivity and literacy

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Trai will bring out a consultation paper to further strengthen digital inclusion, looking at three key aspects of devices, connectivity and literacy

Subhayan Chakraborty New Delhi
The Telecom Regulatory Auth­ority of India (Trai) on Monday released its recommendations on “Rating of Buildings or Areas for Digital Connectivity”.

The emphasis of the recomm­e­n­d­ations is on providing a framework for creation of an ecosystem for Digital Connectivity Infrastr­ucture (DCI) to be an intrinsic part of building development plans similar to other building services such as water, electricity or Fire Safety System, Trai said.

Officials said the latest move was also necessitated by the ongoing roll-out of the 5G network, which has shown steps are need­ed to maintain seamless 5G exp­erience specifically inside buildings as higher frequencies have a

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First Published: Feb 20 2023 | 10:32 PM IST

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