alternative to voip gateways

Masataka Ohta mohta at
Thu May 7 09:13:31 UTC 2020

Baldur Norddahl wrote:

> I own a FTTH based ISP so I believe I know exactly what the cost are. As 
> it is we are smashing the copper based competition. A copper plant is 
> not free to run and either it can not deliver the expected speed or it 
> requires significant investments to get the loop length down.

Expected speed? You should be comparing FTTH and FTTC.

> I am not trying to suggest what the OP should do, I am just raising the 
> possibility that there might be another way. If you factor in 
> deprecation and future proofing of investment, the investment in fiber 
> might actually result in the better financial result of the company. 
> Even if the initial investment is higher.

Investment for FTTH is 10 times or more than that for plain DSL.

							Masataka Ohta

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