Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Fiber Optic Cable Installation

Unit Cost Component - Fiber optic Cable Installation


Jackson, Mississippi, USA


Description

Capital Cost: Figure based on fiber plus labor and excluding installed conduit. City acquired conduit from Telecommunication companies for use of Right-a-Way. Conduit cost varied between free and four cents per foot. O&M Cost: Were based on two full time technicians with benefits maintaining the completed 25 mile fiber backbone. Initial start up cost for O&M included a fusion splicing machine $12,950; Fiber OTDR $12,694; Fiber Splicing Trailer $5,500; and $5,000 in training and additional sundry supplies.

Cost Type

Estimated

Data Date

2003

Reported Units



Units

Per Mile

Year (Dollars)

2003

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$13,305.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)

$2,800.00

Lifetime

20 years


Notes

Source

ITS Integration Program Unit Cost Data Collection Sheet: ITS-9928 (005)/19-9928-00-005-10 - Jackson, MS (FY99)

Author: Dan Gaillet


Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $13,305.00

O&M Cost per Unit: $2,800.00

Year (Dollars): 2003

Lifetime: 20 years