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DEPRECIATED OPTIMISED REPLACEMENT COST (DORC)

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Definition:
An approach to allocating the capital costs of a project under which the regulatory asset base is periodically "re-valued" to be equal to the price of building or buying a modern equivalent asset, depreciated to reflect the shorter remaining life of the existing assets.

Source Publication:
OECD, 2004, Access Pricing in Telecommunications, OECD, Paris, Glossary of Terms.

Statistical Theme: Science and technology statistics

Created on Wednesday, July 13, 2005