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Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

Calix Blog

Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

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 

June 15, 2020 by Gregory Bathrick

Applying for RDOF? Get Help Directly From the FCC

Time is running out! Do you plan to apply for the $20.4 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund auction? Join this webinar and hear directly from the FCC and get your questions answered. ... READ MORE 

June 5, 2020 by Gregory Bathrick

Do Not Miss This Opportunity—FCC Sets RDOF Application Deadline for July 15

Does a business case exist? Quickly sharpen your pencils and find out! Or risk missing out on this once-in-a-generation fund. The FCC has set July 15 for the RDOF Phase I application deadline. ... READ MORE 

May 29, 2020 by Kevin Kuo

What Digital Divide? The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund and the Far-Reaching E3-2 Connects Everyone with everyPON

Ready to capitalize on the upcoming RDOF auction and bring high speed broadband services to your rural subscribers? Read how the AXOS E3-2 with its “deploy anywhere” flexibility and design dramatically reduces costs while accelerating your construction and service activation capabilities.... READ MORE 

May 21, 2020 by Tom Cohen

Fallout from the Pledge

Tom Cohen discusses how carriers stepped up and took a pledge to guarantee service when Americans needed broadband most. Should this crisis continue, will the government be there to bail carriers out? ... READ MORE 

May 11, 2020 by Tom Cohen

Is Broadband Essential? Should It Be Treated as a Utility?

Tom Cohen examines how broadband should be regulated. Is it essential? Is it a utility?... READ MORE 

May 4, 2020 by Tom Cohen

Stimulus for Broadband: Meeting Emergency Demands First; Infrastructure is Down the Road

Tom Cohen highlights the near-term stimulus funds coming for broadband and poses several questions for what comes after COVID-19 challenges are addressed.... READ MORE 

April 27, 2020 by Tom Cohen

Broadband Providers Take the Pledge and Now the Federal Government is Doing its Part

Tom Cohen highlights how when the U.S. needs connectivity the most, service providers are stepping up to guarantee service while the government creates $325M of new funding with more to come. ... READ MORE 

April 20, 2020 by Gregory Bathrick

An Opportunity to Finish Closing the Digital Divide

Greg Bathrick and Tom Cohen discuss opportunities for service providers to reach more underserved consumers with broadband, often with the help of funding programs.... READ MORE 

March 24, 2020 by Gregory Bathrick

What Makes the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) Different?

Greg Bathrick highlights the key differences in RDOF versus past rural broadband funding programs and how to prepare for important milestones in the coming months.... READ MORE