Calix Blog

Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

Calix Blog

Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

September 7, 2021 by Joanie Twersky

Nine Ways To Increase Your Community’s Broadband Network ROI

Everyone deserves equal access to remote work, online learning, and telehealth services. That’s why rural Canadians want, need, and deserve high-speed internet. While high-speed, at-home connectivity is a significant benefit of a rural broadband network, it isn’t the only benefit. Broadband can also stimulate your local economy, strengthen your local tax base, and modernize your city. ... READ MORE 

August 30, 2021 by Joanie Twersky

Fiber or Wireless Broadband: What’s Best for Your Rural Community?

When researching broadband solutions for your rural community, there’s a lot to consider. You have to document the need for broadband in your municipality, find and apply for funding, strive for consensus in your community, select business and technology partners, and more. That’s all before you build a network and launch a service! ... READ MORE 

August 12, 2021 by Joanie Twersky

How To Secure Rural Broadband Funding in Canada With Private Equity

The Canadian government and several Provinces are investing billions of dollars in rural broadband solutions, but is it enough? Can municipal leaders trust private investors to fill the gap? In this blog, we’ll talk about the growing role private equity plays in Canadian broadband and what rural municipality leaders need to know. ... READ MORE 

April 27, 2021 by Todd Ortberg

How Private Capital Broadband Funding Can Accelerate Your Growth in as Few as 45 Days

Want to get your broadband project funded and scale it quickly? Private investment may be the best option for you. Here’s what you can expect if you explore private equity.... READ MORE 

March 3, 2021 by Tom Cohen

How To Navigate Rural Broadband Funding Under the Biden Administration

Will we see new rural broadband funding this year? How will the COVID-19 emergency fund help close the digital divide? Will internet neutrality creep back? These questions and many more are addressed by our regulatory expert, Tom Cohen.... READ MORE 

September 23, 2020 by Carl Meyerhofer

Demystify Your Broadband Deployment Project

Ready to take the leap with broadband? Address your top concerns with our guide on getting started and learn more about network infrastructure, cost, and why Fiber-to-the-Home is the best long-term technology investment.... READ MORE 

August 13, 2020 by Tom Cohen

Delivering Broadband in a Pandemic: Answers to All Your Regulatory Questions

Internet access is an essential service for all Americans right now. But how has the pandemic impacted regulatory requirements for service providers? Here are answers to all your top questions about funding and regulatory matters.... READ MORE 

July 17, 2020 by Gregory Bathrick

FCC Performance Testing Wave 2 is Around the Corner. Make Sure You are Ready.

Today’s COVID-19 emergency has not delayed FCC testing. If you have received funding from the FCC for ACAM, RBE or Alaska Fund, you must start testing network performance during the first quarter 2021. ... READ MORE 

June 24, 2020 by Scott Neuman

Rural Communities in Need of Broadband? Calix Has you Covered

Calix has always been an advocate for rural broadband in the US, but perhaps no greater evidence exists than PCMag’s recent profiles of 15 towns with the fastest internet in the country. Thirteen are served by Calix customers. ... READ MORE 

March 17, 2020 by Carl Meyerhofer

Exploring How to Bring Broadband to your Community? Demystify the Challenges Here

Carl Meyerhoefer highlights a new Calix whitepaper which helps educate and demystify the challenges of broadband deployment for electric cooperatives, municipalities, and electric utilities.... READ MORE