Muni Fiber and Politics - ENDGAME

Michael Hallgren m.hallgren at
Tue Jul 22 19:12:54 UTC 2014

Le 22/07/2014 20:34, Mikael Abrahamsson a écrit :
> On Tue, 22 Jul 2014, Jay Ashworth wrote:
>> You can assume $8-1200 per passing, if you fiber the entire town at
>> once (my example was 12000 passings, 3-pr, in 2.3 sqmi).  Then you're
>> going to have to operate the core, which will take power and at least
>> 5 people to man it 24/7.  And finally, figure on at least 4-6
>> multi-10GE uplinks, and those things don't exactly grow on trees --
>> there's no sense in providing 1G/1G if people can't actually use it.
> We only want them to run the L1 network, not L2.
>> And where's that money come from?  Yup: local taxes, mostly property.
> Stockholm municipal fiber (L1 only) has been operating fiber network
> since 1994, they're doing ~20MUSD profit on ~100MUSD turnover per year.



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