Friday musing - Long distance fiber deployment resources

Rod Beck rod.beck at unitedcablecompany.com
Mon Jul 17 11:22:26 CST 2017


Agreed, however over the next 50 to 100 years you might see a big migration North as temperature continue rising and continuous shipping via the Northern passage.


The Quintillion cable is really being built to link Asia and Europe via an ultra low latency path. Attaching fiber spurs to those Northern Communities is a way of getting Canadian government support and money.


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Subject: Friday musing - Long distance fiber deployment resources

There are a lot more cows than people with money in rural/remote areas.

Getting fiber to remote unserved areas is not a technical problem, it's a money/political problem.

On a good day, deploying 400 km of fiber costs in the ballpark of $10M. To that you then have to add the recurring costs of operations, maintenance and fees for the use of the right of way.

If the community can pay for that, all is good and well, just have at it. If not, somebody has to subsidize it and then it becomes a political problem.

Jared


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From: NANOG <nanog-bounces at nanog.org> on behalf of Alain Hebert <ahebert at pubnix.net>
Sent: Friday, July 14, 2017 8:05 PM
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Subject: Friday musing - Long distance fiber deployment resources

     Warning: For just plain curiosity at the moment.


     I was looking for publicly accessible feasibility studies, white
papers, etc, about long distance fiber deployment.  (> 400km, aka >250
miles)

     The interest comes from documenting myself about how poorly
deserved are the northern communities in Canada.  And how "freakn a
shame it is to get pwned" by France telecom wise =D.

     At this point my Goolge Fu is hardly getting thru the pointless
clutter search engines accumulated over the years...


     From the numerous input so far:

         A lot of the attempts where made to use facilities like rail or
electrical grid distribution, but it always ended squashed by a massive
push back from the telecom industries, and in one case, maybe the FMI.


     I'm thinking:

         If people can invest millions into DOTCOM that put fitbits on
cows...  There must be a way to help those communities.  And ourself,
from under the telecom giants.


     Thanks.

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