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Calix Blog

Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

Calix Blog

Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

October 4, 2019 by Tom Cohen

Doing More About Barriers to Deployments

Even though the booming economy is driving new network builds, they are often delayed by barriers of deployment such as access to towers and other rights-of-way. Tom Cohen shares how the FCC is working to address this issue.... READ MORE 

August 22, 2019 by Tom Cohen

U.S. Government Staying Busy this Summer, See What’s Ahead

Tom Cohen provides the latest on critical regulatory programs such as Performance Testing Measures Order, Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, and RUS ReConnect Program.... READ MORE 

July 23, 2019 by Tom Cohen

FCC Expected to Launch Rural Digital Opportunity Fund at August 1 Meeting

Tom Cohen previews the August 1 FCC meeting, which will address several important issues impacting the broadband industry, including the launch of the Rural Opportunity Fund.... READ MORE 

June 28, 2019 by Tom Cohen

Government Money for Broadband

Tom Cohen, our Washington insider, shares the latest news regarding RUS programs, FCC universal service funds, infrastructure bills, and more. ... READ MORE 

May 6, 2019 by Tom Cohen

Has the Time Finally Come for Federal Broadband Infrastructure Investment?

Tom Cohen provides answers to the top 3 burning telecom regulatory questions in his monthly blog post.... READ MORE 

April 12, 2019 by Tom Cohen

$20.4 Billion More for Rural Broadband

Tom Cohen provides highlights of the newly announced Rural Digital Opportunities Fund, which will award more than $20 billion over 10 years to deploy broadband networks to unserved areas.... READ MORE 

March 29, 2019 by Tom Cohen

5G and Rural America

Tom Cohen discusses the choices rural service providers have around 5G - to go on offense to provide high-speed broadband that delights subscribers or take a chance with many competitive threats. ... READ MORE 

March 6, 2019 by Tom Cohen

Seven Reasons for the Good News in the FCC Broadband Deployment Report

Tom Cohen identifies seven reasons why the FCC’s recently issued Broadband Deployment Report shows higher bandwidths rates and a closing digital divide for almost all Americans. ... READ MORE 

February 7, 2019 by Tom Cohen

A Great Deal is Riding on Court Review of FCC Decisions

In his February Regulatory Update Perspective, Tom Cohen reviews court action and ongoing reviews of the FCC decisions adopted during Chairman Pai’s tenure... READ MORE 

January 23, 2019 by Tom Cohen

Last Minute Farm Bill Changes – Is there Money for you in 2019?

In his January Regulatory Update Perspective, Tom Cohen reviews the changes to the Farm Bill that provide new sources of support in rural areas. ... READ MORE