On 31 Aug 2015, at 20:36, Jonathan Brewer wrote:
If you want to use entirely private land and you have
owners, there's no planning or consent required. Trenching costs vary
wildly depending on the kind of land, how deep, how remote, and what
of restoration is needed afterwards. You could spend less than
$5k/kilometre using direct-bury G652.D under ideal conditions. Don't
plenty of pits and slack loops.
I will seize the opportunity to plug these URLs:
("Broadband for the last
This is (to me) an innovative approach in rural Lancashire where they
not only got permission from landowners, but got the landowners to buy
shares and trench and repair the fibre. The end result is gigabit
ethernet service to businesses for GBP 150 per month, and to homes for
GBP 30 per month.
I saw Barry present this at UKNOF last year in Manchester, and it was
just about the best thing I have ever seen.