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Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

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Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

April 20, 2022 by Tom Cohen

How BEAD Program Dollars Can Help You Build a Broadband Network

Looking to build a broadband network? Learn how BEAD program dollars can help. Click to learn more. ... READ MORE 

February 16, 2022 by Tom Cohen

The Future of Broadband Funding? Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace!

Most of us have focused on the $65 billion in broadband deployment and adoption funding in the just-enacted Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act, but there are many “sleeper” provisions not involving funding—including adoption of broadband labels and an inquiry into broadband discrimination. ... READ MORE 

November 17, 2021 by Tom Cohen

Beware of Big Changes in Government Broadband Funding Rules

The Rural Utilities Service released its rules for the next round of the ReConnect grant and loan program, and the rules clearly reflect the Biden Administration’s broadband policy goals. Two of the new requirements were not surprising. ... READ MORE 

October 8, 2021 by Gregory Bathrick

Why Will Municipalities Win the Big Broadband Race in the End?

This year we’ve seen a tidal wave of new broadband funding and sweeping state legislation. That makes 2021 an important transition year for municipalities that want to ensure their residents, businesses, and anchor institutions have access to high performance broadband service. ... READ MORE 

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 

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 

February 14, 2020 by Carl Meyerhofer

Educate Your Community on the Value of Broadband with Our Customizable Community Kit

Carl Meyerhoefer announces the availability of a new community kit for electric cooperatives and municipalities to garner support from their community to build a broadband network. ... READ MORE 

July 22, 2019 by Carl Meyerhofer

Considering or Building a Rural Broadband Network? Start with a Team of Trusted Advisors

Carl Meyerhoefer highlights the partner network Calix is a part of that has helped municipalities and electric cooperatives deploy networks and provides a path to help new broadband operators find the right partner for their needs.... READ MORE