Selection Step 3b: Components of an Appropriate Last Mile Connectivity Solution

Financial Viability: Estimating Demand

Estimated demand for connectivity service is a function of population size and per capita income (or ARPU). The estimated number of potential enterprise customers (above or below expectations for a given population size) will also influence service options, as will the existence of other potential sources of revenue (such as a direct recurring subsidy).

Table 28: Estimating demand by population size and income