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Table 4 Network element components and per-unit cost assumptions used in the techno-economic model

From: Insights in the cost of continuous broadband Internet on trains for multi-service deployments by multiple actors with resource sharing

Network Per unit Per unit Per unit operating Asset Resources Resources
element/asset purchase price (euro) installation cost (euro) expense (euro) lifetime (year) per unit required
On-board       
WAPs 750.00 100.00 75.00 10.00 2/car 192
Wiring 2.00 2.00 0.20 10.00 200/car 19,200
Gateway server 2,500.00 1,600.00 250.00 10.00 2/train 16
Switch 750.00 100.00 75.00 10.00 1/car 96
Video-on-demand server 4,000.00 100.00 400.00 10.00 2/train 16
Crew mobile device 300.00 100.00 30.00 11.00 3/train 24
Antenna (Cellular, Wi-Fi) 750.00 100.00 75.00 10.00 8/train 64
Splitter 300.00 100.00 30.00 10.00 8/train 64
Radios 300.00 100.00 30.00 10.00 16/train 128
Train-to-wayside       
Data over Cellular (GB) 0.00 0.00 7.50   17,556 17,556
Data over Wi-Fi (GB) 0.00 0.00 0.25   924 924
Wayside       
Content creation server 0.00 0.00 3,600.00   2 cloud servers 2 cloud servers
Management server 0.00 0.00 3,600.00   2 cloud servers 2 cloud servers
Gateway server 0.00 0.00 3,600.00   2 cloud servers 2 cloud servers
Network support 0.00 0.00 52,000.00   2 FTE 2 FTE