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Business Case for a FTTX Provider in a Smart City

Telecom Business Review

Volume 7 Issue 1

Published: 2014
Author(s) Name: Senthil Ganesh Murugan, Abhijit Nambiar | Author(s) Affiliation: Ericsson Business Consultant, Lead Consultant, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
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This paper proposes a futuristic business model, which enables the fibre data and telecom providers to partner with smart city administrators, to serve a concentrated market with soaring bandwidth needs. This model will establish a symbiotic situation for both the partners. The paper talks about how fibre broadband serves as an answer to the ever increasing digital appetite of the modern society. Various capital and operational costs associated with a FTTX roll out project for a smart city are discussed in detail, to give the reader a realistic picture. The paper also talks about the segmentation of the market, products and services. In addition to these, the various sources of revenue and a financial analysis, comparing the investment against the returns, over a period of ten years, are discussed in detail.

Keywords: PPP Model, Fibre Networks, Cost Analysis, Customer Segments, Passive and Active Networks

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