Description
Satellite SDARS wireless backhaul modem with Data Rate: 44 Kbps (single stream); 4 Mbps (all streams)Coverage: Nationwide
Lifetime
10
Made Public Date
Match to Unit Cost Element
false
Notes
Satellite Digital Audio Radio Service (SDARS) is a system that provides relatively high bandwidth digital data broadcasts over the continental US. The system is broadcast only and cannot support any return channel communications. The primary use of this system is for delivery of CD quality audio (the SiriusXM system). It is also used to deliver targeted telematics data to vehicles, and could be used to deliver message content and operational control messages to remote RSUs. Strengths: Low cost equipment and service, Wide geographic capability (e.g. rural locations), Low cost equipment and service, Wide geographic capability (e.g. rural locations). Limitations: Downlink only, Relatively low data rate, Relatively high latency (unsuitable for "real time" alerts), Requires external antenna. Lifetime 5-10 years
Part Of Unit Cost Element Architecture
false
Taxonomy
UNID
45DE16A55B56C37C85257D630052ABDF
Unit
Location
Unit Cost Component
Cost Type
Reported Units
1
Capital Cost Per Unit
50.00
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