Karnataka Smart City Project: Smart poles to charge electric-vehicles
These poles will also be equipped with Wi-Fi services and telecommunication infrastructure to support 4G and 5G technologies.
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Karnataka smart city to be equipped for e-vehicles
Smart poles to have LED lights, surveillance cameras
According to special officer S.H. Naregal of Hubballi-Dharwad Smart City Limited (HDSCL), these smart poles might sport LED street lights that will be controlled remotely to ensure energy efficiency.
They will also be fitted with surveillance cameras with sensors to measure conditions like temperature, humidity, and air quality, he added.
The smart poles will cost Rs. 10 lakh each: Report
The smart poles will reportedly cost the government Rs. 10 lakh each.
It is also expected that they will bring the Hubballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation (HDMC) some revenue since the latter plans to rent out the optical fiber network- that will help enhance bandwidth- to private entities.
The smart poles can also generate revenue through billboard advertisements.
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