|Re: data infrastructure||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Joe Gotobed (jgotobedLPL.Arizona.EDU)|
|Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 21:20:02 -0700 (MST)|
Here at Sonora I ran a fiber cable from each home (2pr MM, 1pr SM) to the common house to insure electrical isolation and unlimited growth. In each home I ran category 6 to each phone outlet box. The conduit in the ground is 11/13 HDPE and DID resist a backhoe attack that defeated all the PVC. I used 1/2" flex ("Smurf") in the homes to carry the fiber to the the cat6 nexus. The entire arrangement is now switched 10mbps and is capable of 1000 that when we can afford it :-). In the common house we're running a web//email server with a 3mbps cable modem link to the Internet. I would say we need three times that but nobody's selling for what we can afford :-). The total cost was about $1800 per home and 1000hrs total of labor (largely because it was a few hours her & there over a 9 month span). Commercial bids were in the $3200/home range and in retrospect I'd agree that's a fair price :-). I expect we'll begin delivering our own telephone and cable service over the fiber in a year or so and that's when I expect to see the real payoff. Cheers, Joe _______________________________________________ Cohousing-L mailing list Cohousing-L [at] cohousing.org Unsubscribe and other info: http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L
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