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Are you informed?

How are Connect America Funding, privacy
regulations, and net neutrality impacting your business?

Hear from our panel of experts.

Have you heard the latest news from Washington?

Decisions made in Washington D.C. can have a large impact on the business of broadband. Are you keeping up to date on new funding opportunities for rural broadband, changes in data privacy rules, updates to the Open Internet Order, mergers and acquisitions? ​

There is much to learn and share.


Need a friend in Washington to make sense of it all?

Thomas Cohen is a partner at Kelly Drye, working in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He is also a good friend to Calix and our service provider partners, keeping us all up to date on what’s happening in Washington. ​

Tom has more than 35 years of experience in the communications industry sector. His practice focuses on providing legal counsel to further the business interests of entities engaged in the provision of wireline and wireless telecommunications, cable (video), and broadband (Internet) services. 


Are you a recipient of Connect America Fund (CAF) high-cost universal service support?

Broadband Performance Testing

Webinar Replay

In July 2018, the FCC released DA 18-710 describing its new rules for CAF Broadband Performance Testing. This webinar replay provides a snapshot to what tests are needed, when the tests are needed, how many test locations are required, and a solution set that will meet the FCC requirement.


CSPs of every size and type can comply with CAF II requirements while building a foundation to deploy new smart home services for their subscribers and generate new sources of revenue.  With a customer base that includes hundreds of rural operators, Calix has been a trusted partner for CSPs who are leveraging the CAF program to meet the needs of their subscribers. Calix has also been an active participant in the CAF program by providing technical input to the FCC Technical Advisory Council and will participate in the Universal Service Administrative Co. (USAC) process for performance testing. Calix is committed to providing resources  that help operators take advantage of CAF II, including forms, test requirement, standards definitions and advisory bulletins.


Ready to learn, share, and lead your organization with the latest insights from Washington?

Start with a fresh perspective

Join us to read and hear the perspectives of distinguished service providers, systems suppliers, analysts, and educators as they share the ideas and inspiration that will transform your business.

February 7, 2019 by Tom Cohen

A Great Deal is Riding on Court Review of FCC Decisions

In his February Regulatory Update Perspective, Tom Cohen reviews court action and ongoing reviews of the FCC decisions adopted during Chairman Pai’s tenure... READ MORE 

January 23, 2019 by Tom Cohen

Last Minute Farm Bill Changes – Is there Money for you in 2019?

In his January Regulatory Update Perspective, Tom Cohen reviews the changes to the Farm Bill that provide new sources of support in rural areas. ... READ MORE 

December 17, 2018 by Tom Cohen

All Eyes are Focused on the National Broadband Map

In his December post, Tom Cohen explains the National Broadband Map and its importance to unserved consumers, policymakers, incumbent providers, and their competitors. ... READ MORE