Missouri-based broadband solutions provider honored for contributions in connecting rural America and closing the digital divide
SAN JOSE, CA – October 21, 2021 – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced that Conexon was named the winner of the 2021 Calix Partner Impact award at Calix ConneXions 2021 in Las Vegas. This award recognizes a partner whose accomplishments throughout the year have had a substantial positive impact on shared customers and/or the broader industry. An Elite Partner in the Calix Partner Community, Conexon has played a pioneering role in helping electric cooperatives transform their businesses to become broadband providers and connect underserved communities across the United States.
“We are deeply honored to receive this recognition from Calix,” said Randy Klindt, founding partner at Conexon. “Conexon’s goal is for every home and business across rural America to have access to reliable, affordable, world-class, high-speed internet delivered through fiber networks. Electric cooperatives across the country are making a brighter future possible for millions. We are proud to be working with Calix to make this vision a reality.”
Formed in 2015 to support rural electric cooperatives with end-to-end fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) solutions, Conexon is widely viewed as the gold standard for rural electric co-op fiber networks. Conexon was selected as the winner of the Calix Partner Impact award for their many contributions that have transformed the rural broadband landscape.
“Conexon has been instrumental in extending the reach of critical broadband services to rural communities that would otherwise be left behind, helping to close the digital divide,” said Skip Hirvela, vice president of regional sales partners at Calix. “Backed by innovative solutions and services, they have had a tremendous impact in empowering electric cooperatives and helping them transform their business to take advantage of this huge growth opportunity. We are proud to partner with Conexon and delighted to present them the 2021 Calix Partner Impact award.”
Register for the ConneXions 2021 Learning Experience, which takes place virtually November 16-18 at Calix.com.
Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) – Calix cloud and software platforms enable service providers of all types and sizes to innovate and transform. Our customers utilize the real-time data and insights from Calix platforms to simplify their businesses and deliver experiences that excite their subscribers. The resulting growth in subscriber acquisition, loyalty, and revenue creates more value for their businesses and communities. This is the Calix mission; to enable broadband service providers of all sizes to simplify, excite, and grow.
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