Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Telephone Drop

Unit Cost Component - Telephone Drop


Anchorage, Alaska, USA


Description

Standard telephone drop. O&M includes local and long distance telephone fees for one environmental sensing station (ESS) in a remote area of Alaska.

Cost Type

Actual

Data Date

2004

Reported Units



Units

Each (EA)

Year (Dollars)

2004

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$100.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)

$12,840.00

Lifetime

20 years


Notes

System used ACS & GCI and several small telephone carriers throughout Alaska. O&M cost range calculated from the highest reported monthly cost for long distance and local calls. Local calls for one environmental sensing station (ESS) cost approx. $18 - $70 per month. Long distance calls for one ESS cost approx. $400 - $1000 per month.

Source

ITS Integration Program Unit Cost Data Collection Sheet: Anchorage, AK - Road Weather Information Systems Phase I (FY99 Yr2)

Author: Jill Sullivan


Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $100.00

O&M Cost per Unit: $12,840.00

Year (Dollars): 2004

Lifetime: 20 years