Muni Fiber and Politics
jra at baylink.com
Wed Jul 23 14:41:13 UTC 2014
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Doug Barton" <dougb at dougbarton.us>
> > I was planning AE, and to deploy 3 pair per drop, except on multiunit
> > building, where my overbuild ratio would be between 1.6 and 1.2 or
> > so.
> Heh, great minds think alike, as I was contemplating the same issue that
> Keenan raised. My number of pairs was 5 though ... 1 each for TV, Phone,
> and Internet providers, 1 as a spare in case something breaks, and 1 for
> the thing that hasn't been invented yet. The thinking being that strands
> of dark fiber are cheaper then retrenching, etc.
IIRC, going from 1pr to 3pr raised my build cost about 12ish %, going to
6pr would have been another 12%, cause you have term equipment costs to
think about in addition to the fiber cost, which is delta.
Conductors are cheap, people are pricey.
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
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