Fiber Costs [Was: Re: SoCal FIOS outage(?) / static IP readdressing]

Leo Bicknell bicknell at
Tue Jan 10 13:32:42 UTC 2017

I don't know about the rest of the list, but I find these numbers
fascinating.  There's probably not that many people who are allowed
to share them, but if more could I think that would be educational
for a lot of folks.

In a message written on Wed, Jan 04, 2017 at 08:37:19AM -0500, Jared Mauch wrote:
> I’ve been thinking of the same in my underserved area.  Labor is $5/foot here and despite friends and colleagues telling me to move, it seems I have a sub-60 month ROI (and sub-year for some areas I’ve modeled with modest uptake rates of 15-20% where the other options are fixed wireless, Cellular data or dial).

In a message written on Wed, Jan 04, 2017 at 01:50:48PM +0000, Luke Guillory wrote:
> Our model is 15k a mile all in, this is  for aerial  not underground for our HFC/Coax builds. A partner of ours models their underground fiber builds at 30k a mile.

In a message written on Wed, Jan 04, 2017 at 09:08:51AM -0500, Shawn L wrote:
> Depending on the area and conditions (rock, etc).  We're seeing
> $4 /foot Aerial
> $5-$7 /foot direct bury
> $10 - $14 /foot directional bore

Leo Bicknell - bicknell at
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