We are looking to implement a backhaul that can support up to 40,000 users. Does anyone out there have experience associated to what this would cost to operate and the bandwidth that would be required to support this? This would be for a large campus.
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When I worked for a small ISP, we had approximately 2000 users, with average cap 4Mbps and their aggregated traffic was 250-300 Mbps in approximately 95% of time, urban area.
That's just an brief example, it may not help you, but you can try to use some logarithmic scaling if you prefer.