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Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

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 

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 

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 

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 27, 2020 by Bridget Watkins

A Shared Commitment to Community

Bridget Watkins highlights the efforts of many service providers who have rallied to address the hourly changes that are occurring in their communities as they try to flatten the curve and protect the health of their employees and residents. ... READ MORE