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Fiber- vs
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  • Maryam Lashgari ,
  • Federico Tonini ,
  • Massimiliano Capacchione ,
  • Lena Wosinska ,
  • Gabriele Rigamonti ,
  • Paolo Monti
Maryam Lashgari
Chalmers University of Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Chalmers University of Technology

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Federico Tonini
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Massimiliano Capacchione
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Lena Wosinska
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Gabriele Rigamonti
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Paolo Monti
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Answering a key question from operators, the paper compares the techno-economic performance of fiber and microwave-based 5G transport deployments using vendor's inventories and real-life field deployment scenarios. Results highlight how microwave gains vary based on the geo-types, the fiber trenching, and microwave equipment costs.