COVID-19

Service provider resources to help
keep you on track

COVID-19

Service provider resources to help
keep you on track

Useful resources for service providers

A crisis such as this reinforces the critical role you play in everyone’s daily lives. The Internet is now the core infrastructure on which everything moves and how people will remain connected during this critical time. We understand that your time is limited, so we have created this dedicated resource page to help you optimize your time serving your subscribers and your communities. Calix is ready and committed to support you and be responsive to your needs and the needs of your communities as the situation with this global pandemic continues to develop.

Last updated July 10, 2020

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The articles below are collected from a wide range of sources covering our industry and do not necessarily represent the views of Calix.

General Updates

Web inventor: Closing digital divide must be top priority

UN secretary general calls for global digital cooperation

5G Funding Could Be Included in the Next Stimulus Bill. These Stocks Could Benefit

Broadband expansion needed sooner than later, Suncoast toll-road task force members say

State committee endorses broadband proposals

Broadband Gaps In Rural NC Raise Equity Concerns

Broadband Access Is A Civil Right We Can’t Afford To Lose—But Many Can’t Afford To Have

The digital divide: Not everyone has the same access to technology

Pandemic Internet Aid Is Ending, But Digital Divide Remains

House approves $95 million broadband and housing aid package

GOP Leaders Offer Broadband Framework

Iowa's digital divide is undeniable thanks to coronavirus

Kovacs: U.S. Broadband Stands Strong During COVID-19

Rural America was always more vulnerable to COVID-19 than cities—and now it’s starting to show

Could COVID-19 finally make broadband universal in the US?

Pennsylvania Internet Expansion Bill Gets New Life

Mississippi Senate approves bill aimed at providing better internet in response to coronavirus

Gillibrand urges funds for rural broadband

Ohio advances plan for first state broadband grant program

Governor Ivey Announces Broadband Working Group for CARES Act Funding

It could cost $800 million and take 5 years to connect every SC household to high-speed internet

Rural Broadband: Niagara, Orleans counties to benefit from new public WiFi hotspots

Congress Addresses FCC Pledge Hardships with New $9 Billion Emergency Broadband Connections Act

Report: 1 in 4 Calif. kids don't have adequate internet access to learn from home

Pennsylvania County Uses Federal COVID Funding for Broadband

Rep. Sewell leads 83 members of Congress to push for $86 billion for broadband expansion

K–12 Student Digital Divide Much Larger Than Previously Estimated

Senate Broadband Bill Would Make Connections More Affordable During COVID-19

House OKs $100B broadband plan with $50 monthly discounts for poor people

House Passes $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Package Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Congressman says COVID 19 showed everyone the need for broadband internet access

Internet speeds were awful, so these rural Pennsylvanians put up their own wireless tower

Parson announces $50M for broadband expansion

FCC tacks on another $198 million to Rural Health Care Program funding

Mississippi Legislature dedicates $275 million for rural broadband, distance learning programs

Initiatives aim to increase rural broadband access in New Hampshire

Chicago Hopes Broadband Plan Could Help Other Cities Address Digital Divide

Land O’Lakes Spearheads Broadband Coalition to Close Digital Divide

New York Will Take NYPD Money to Help Close Digital Divide

 

 

 

 

General Updates (cont.)

In $16 Billion Push to Expand Broadband, America Is Flying Through a Fog

 NBN research shows 8 in 10 agree fast broadband helped with job productivity

Stay-at-home orders shine light on 'amplified' digital divide

Coronavirus exposes a complex and unequal distribution of broadband access

US cable accelerates broadband gains in Q1

New York City asks ISPs, technology companies to help close digital divide

Senior House Lawmakers Push to Speed Up Broadband Funding

AT&T serves up a faster, more secure broadband speed for work from home employees

Bipartisan Bill Would Goose Broadband Buildouts

Why rural hospitals may not survive COVID-19

Report: COVID-19 squeezes colocation services market growth in 2020

Congress must make access to affordable, reliable broadband a priority

State efforts to close internet gap hampering distance learning aren’t being expedited — at least for now

FCC extends deadline for ISPs to quit charging customers who use their own equipment

Data Usage Has Increased 47 Percent During COVID-19 Quarantine

Reports: Digital divide is modern incarnation of historic lack of inclusion

What’s New in Civic Tech: A New Community Broadband Report

A Fifth of US Households with Three or More Kids Upgraded Broadband Service amid the Pandemic

Is a ‘Broadband Revolution’ Brewing in Rural Mississippi?

Disconnected in isolation: How the coronavirus pandemic shed light on the digital divide

Mind the gap: Affordable internet vital for coronavirus recovery

FCC Votes on $16B Rural Broadband Subsidy Framework

Mississippi’s ‘Broadband Revolution’ Picks Up Speed

 

 

 

 
 

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