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

Additional decision trees are presented in Table 34, in addition to investment modeling tools (reports and spreadsheets) that help estimate the costs of deployment, potential revenue and economic feasibility. ITU’s ICT Infrastructure business planning toolkit, in particular, presents a range of different economic analyses for estimating the key financial metrics of any potential infrastructure investment such as demand, revenues, capital expenditure, operating expenses, weighted average costs and net present value

Table 34: Additional tools for assessing solutions (decision support and investment modelling)