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FTTH Business Guide 2013 V4.0

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    FTTH Business Guide Edition 4 Business Committee Revision date: 10/02/2013    2   Disclaimer   This document is a work in progress. The content is intended as the basis for discussion and does not necessarily represent the official position of the FTTH Council Europe. Some of the content may reflect the position of members of the FTTH Council Europe and our partners. This document is provided on a professional best effort basis. The FTTH Council Europe makes no guarantee of fitness for a particular purpose. No liability is accepted by the FTTH Council Europe for any consequential loss or damage whatsoever, however caused.  All trademarks are acknowledged as being the property of their respective owners. For further information, feedback and input please contact Natascha Weinstabl , Project Manager, FTTH Council Europe, at pm@ftthcouncil.eu.  © FTTH Council Europe 2013 Wettelijk Depot: D/2013/12.345/1 This document is licensed under a Creative Commons License 3.0 Attribution, Non-commercial, No Derivatives. You are free to copy and share this document for personal use, but you should not alter, transform or build on this work, or use it for commercial purposes.    3   Contents   Disclaimer .......................................................................................................................................................... 2   Contents ............................................................................................................................................................ 3   Foreword ............................................................................................................................................................ 6   Who should read this guide? ............................................................................................................................. 9   Chapter 1: Why Fibre? ..................................................................................................................................... 10   Broadband technologies compared ............................................................................................................. 10   Bandwidth evolution ..................................................................................................................................... 12   Service provider benefits .............................................................................................................................. 14   Socio-economic benefits .............................................................................................................................. 16   Chapter 2: Business models ............................................................................................................................ 18   Network layers ............................................................................................................................................. 18   Open Access Networks ................................................................................................................................ 22   Chapter 3: Project Planning ............................................................................................................................. 25   Project timeline ............................................................................................................................................. 25   Understanding the market ........................................................................................................................ 26   Initial budget ............................................................................................................................................. 27   Go decision ............................................................................................................................................... 28   High-level engineering .............................................................................................................................. 28   Permissions .............................................................................................................................................. 29   Detailed engineering ................................................................................................................................ 29   Civil works ................................................................................................................................................ 29   Service activation ..................................................................................................................................... 30   Chapter 4: Services ......................................................................................................................................... 31   Residential.................................................................................................................................................... 31   Business ....................................................................................................................................................... 32   Carrier .......................................................................................................................................................... 33   Public sector ................................................................................................................................................. 35   Pricing strategies Adapt to the study carried out by Diffraction Analysis ..................................................... 35   Chapter 5: Deployment .................................................................................................................................... 38   Capital expenditure ...................................................................................................................................... 38      4   Network architecture .................................................................................................................................... 39    Active equipment ...................................................................................................................................... 40   Final drop .................................................................................................................................................. 42   Subscriber equipment .............................................................................................................................. 43   Deployment Strategies: including some elements from the latest Diffraction Analysis study ..................... 43   Operating costs ............................................................................................................................................ 45   Right-of-way ............................................................................................................................................. 47   Marketing .................................................................................................................................................. 47   Backhaul....................................................................................................................................................... 47   Chapter 6: Regulation ...................................................................................................................................... 50   Principles of regulation ................................................................................................................................. 50   The Digital Agenda ....................................................................................................................................... 52   NGA Recommendation ................................................................................................................................ 53   Chapter 7: Finance FTTH ................................................................................................................................ 56   FTTH Push: Maximising early take up rates ................................................................................................ 57   FTTH Pull: New applications bring obsolescence to existing networks ....................................................... 57   The investment case strongly dependent on local situations ...................................................................... 57   FTTH Operators ........................................................................................................................................... 58   FTTH Investors ............................................................................................................................................ 59   Type of Investments ..................................................................................................................................... 61    Alternative Models ........................................................................................................................................ 62    Appendix A: List of Telecommunications Regulators by Country ................................................................... 64    Appendix B: Suggested Further Reading ........................................................................................................ 66    Appendix C: Glossary ...................................................................................................................................... 67    Appendix D: White Paper ............................................................................................................................... 68   FTTH: Shaping the Future of a Content-based World ................................................................................. 68   Back to the Future ........................................................................................................................................ 68   New Investors in Infrastructure .................................................................................................................... 69   Investing in Innovation ................................................................................................................................. 70   Home Networking ......................................................................................................................................... 71   Workplace revolution .................................................................................................................................... 72   Transforming healthcare .............................................................................................................................. 73   Home Study ................................................................................................................................................. 75   Collaborating for the Future ......................................................................................................................... 75  
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