Even before the first fiber is pulled and equipment selected, the road to Fiber to the Home success begins with cost accounting. In the above interview, filmed at the 2015 Minnesota Telecom Alliance Annual Conference and Convention, Darrell Bolen, Director, Separations of FARR Technologies, points to the important interplay that needs to take place between the accounting, engineering and regulatory disciplines to optimize the network design.
As part of the network design for rural areas, settlements become a big factor in determining the best way to roll-out FTTH. Bolen talks about the differences between average schedule and cost-basis settlements and the advantages of switching to cost-basis settlement as part of an overall transition plan to an FTTH Network.
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