Definition of buildout in English:

buildout

noun

North American
  • [mass noun] The growth, development, or expansion of something:

    ‘the rapid buildout of digital technology’
    • ‘The ability to replace manual device configuration practices with automated ones is critical, as ISPs make the transition from infrastructure buildout to profitable operation.’
    • ‘It reduces the time, labor and capital required to increase capacity, provides a metric to suggest the best locations for new sites, and preserves capital expenditures for coverage buildout.’
    • ‘I certainly don't mind having starstruck investors pay for the buildout of infrastructure that will provide many benefits to many, many people, including myself.’
    • ‘In August, China Unicom completed the second of three phases in its network buildout, giving it the world's largest VOIP network.’
    • ‘Traditional methods of extending geographic reach through physical infrastructure buildout have failed, particularly in the broadband space - leaving service providers and their customers with nowhere to go.’
    • ‘Service providers that develop business cases for buildout of new metro-optical networks and execute effectively improve their odds of surviving the current market environment.’
    • ‘Projecting some excess power as light during lunar day to an Earth-based solar array probably wouldn't be worth much, but adding video to an existing lunar solar power broadcast buildout might enhance it.’
    • ‘The lines allow managers to place voice calls and swap data, as they plan and execute the daily buildout.’
    • ‘The benefit is that competition remains at the service end, and efforts aren't wasted duplicating the same technology buildout on the backend.’
    • ‘A lot of the fiber buildout in Europe is to accommodate the growth of DSL.’
    • ‘And in a couple of years, we will see the benefits of the massive infrastructure buildout of the past five years.’
    • ‘One interesting development in the Indian telecoms market is the range of players getting involved in infrastructure buildout, such as railway and power companies.’
    • ‘It'll take about five or six years to complete the buildout of the voice, video and data network, he said.’
    • ‘On average, customers are taking, or connecting, to 2.5 services, so the average cost of its network buildout, plus connections, is about $1,650.’
    • ‘Economists have come to realize that the U.S. high-tech binge in 1999 and 2000 was an anomaly, driven by Y2K fears, euphoria over the possibilities of fiber optics, and a rapid buildout of the Internet.’
    • ‘The buildout of mobile networks can be delayed and even flawed due to insufficient construction management skills and lack of coordination among vendors and project rollout organisations.’
    • ‘A holistic, or hybrid, approach to wireless network buildout can mean the difference between success and failure.’
    • ‘National governments sucked over £63b out of the telecom operators, money which was crucial to finance network buildout and handset development.’
    • ‘The problem, of course, is that this vision of the future automobile depends on the buildout of a fully functional, wide-area network of third-generation wireless technology.’
    • ‘When implemented, the RF buildout serves as the bricks and the executed network buildout becomes the mortar supporting the structure.’
    expansion, development, progress, advance, advancement, headway, improvement, furtherance, extension, spread, buildout, escalation
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Pronunciation

buildout

/ˈbɪldaʊt/