Policy Committee Meeting. Fiscal Year 2004 Budget Considerations: Dark Fiber November 13, 2002. Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt. What are the long-term effects versus the short-term effects? What are the unintended consequences versus the intended consequences?
Policy Committee Meeting
Fiscal Year 2004 Budget Considerations: Dark Fiber
November 13, 2002
Estimated Constituent Expenditures
Estimate of costs for constituent-paid equipment
Estimate of costs for constituent-paid access circuits
Internet & Internet2
ICN POP Facility
Grooming / Last
CT3 Local Loops: ($1.6 million)
Utilized primarily by K-12 schools (80-89%) to decrease access costs.
Central and regional staff and all other operating costs
Total Cost of Network (All Sources) $74.6 million
Bandwidth Provided For Primary Constituents
Does not include bandwidth purchased above
Fiscal Year 2003, Based on current utilization
7,080 Mbps Provided
1,216 Mbps Provided
726 Mbps Provided
48 Mbps Provided
Direct ICN Expenditures: $31.9 million
Cost Recovery: $ 1.2 million
Estimated Constituent Expenditures: $41.5 million
(Access and equipment costs)
4,223 K-12 Schools and Administrative Offices
277 Higher Education Institutions
A recent study revealed that the 55 private institutions save approximately $1,319,000 per year including bandwidth, connections, and equipment.
25 Museums (some with multiple locations)
214 Municipal Governments ranging in size from Benton to Chicago
235 Other Institutions
Almost 6,000 connected institutions!