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Economics of broadband access technologies for rural areas

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5 Author(s)
Riding, J.L. ; Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Univ. of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC ; Ellershaw, J.C. ; Tran, A.V. ; Guan, L.J.
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We investigate the economics of rural broadband access technologies based on actual geographic information. For low bit-rates and low population density, wireless is the cheapest. For bit-rates exceeding 20 Mbit/s, PON is the lowest-cost technology.

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Optical Fiber Communication - incudes post deadline papers, 2009. OFC 2009. Conference on

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22-26 March 2009