Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Modem

Unit Cost Component - Wireline Backhaul Modem


USA


Description

Fiber Wireline Backhaul Modem with Data Rate: > 10 Gbps, Range: unlimited with relays, Service Cost: none for custom network installation; or as leased lines with variable cost depending on bandwidth

Cost Type

Actual

Data Date

2013

Reported Units

1

Units

Location

Year (Dollars)

2013

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$100.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)



Lifetime

10 years


Notes

High data rate long distance network that uses light traveling along a glass/plastic fiber Communications is generally point to point. Numerous different types and capabilities. Strengths: Very high data rates possible, Non-conductive (simplifies installation with other power related equipment). Limitations: Expensive to install, Difficult to splice, Expensive equipment and connectors, etc. 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: $100.00

O&M Cost per Unit:

Year (Dollars): 2013

Lifetime: 10 years


Related Unit Cost Subsystems

Roadside Telecommunications (RS-TC)

Keywords

None defined

ID: 2014-04686