Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Wireless Modem for Roadside Use

Unit Cost Component - Wireless Backhaul Modem


USA


Description

GPRS cellular backhaul service modem (industrial) with Data Rate: 80 kbps, Range:10-20 Km

Cost Type

Actual

Data Date

2013

Reported Units

1

Units

Location

Year (Dollars)

2013

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$300.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)



Lifetime

10 years


Notes

Low end cellular data link. Generally provided, at substantially lower cost than LTE, by the same providers. GPRS is commonly used for M2M data links that do not require significant data rates. Strengths: Widely available and generally low cost, generally usable data rates, cannot support IPv6, rural availability varies. Limitations: May be being phased out in lieu of higher bandwidth higher priced services, requires external antenna. Pricing varies; rates shown were obtained 8/29/2013. Lifetime 5-10 years

Source

National Connected Vehicle Field Infrastructure Footprint Analysis Final Report

Author: Wright, James (AASHTO), et.al.

Published By: U.S. DOT Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) ITS Joint Program Office (JPO)

Other Reference Number: Report No. FHWA-JPO-14-125

URL: https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov
/view/dot/3440

Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $300.00

O&M Cost per Unit:

Year (Dollars): 2013

Lifetime: 10 years


Related Unit Cost Subsystems

Roadside Telecommunications (RS-TC)

Keywords

None defined

ID: 2014-04671