Forward-thinking municipalities are putting their communities at an advantage

Don't let your community get left behind

Broadband can make your community globally competitive.
By taking control of your decisions and growth, you can ensure your community thrives.​

Forward-thinking municipalities are putting their communities at an advantage

Don't let your community get left behind

Broadband can make your community globally competitive.
By taking control of your decisions and growth, you can ensure your community thrives.​

Broadband services are essential to preserve the lifestyle your community cherishes

Your community needs you

With access to critical broadband services, you can ensure the socio-economic future of your community.​

 

Attract new companies

Broadband is a key decision factor for startups and companies that are relocating.

Enable telecommuting

The number of work-at-home employees has grown 216 percent since 2005.​

Create new, high-paying jobs

Broadband helps to create additional, high-paying job opportunities in the community​.

Increase home values

Access to fiber adds 3.1 percent to the value of a home.

 

How do you get started with broadband?

Learn the facts about Fiber to the Home

Learn the fundamentals of a successful broadband deployment

You know your members need reliable broadband. Incumbent providers may not be able to make the investment in your community. You’re their only hope. Start by addressing your top concerns with our whitepaper “Just the Facts: Getting Started with Broadband” covering network infrastructure, cost, and why Fiber to the Home is the best long-term technology investment.

 

Future proof your network build with fiber

The investments you make in your network infrastructure now can stand the test of time with fiber, while allowing you to build at the lowest cost per bit per mile. 

 

Educate your community on the benefits of broadband

We'll help you get started

Need help getting your community on board? Browse our Community Kit with valuable resources to educate your community on the advantages of fiber and keep them updated on new developments in the process.​

 

71 percent of municipalities deploying broadband services
partner with Calix

IMU Fiber makes working from home viable on broadband services with Calix

The local utility has been turning up subscribers rapidly and cost effectively with the AXOS Intelligent Access EDGE solution. IMU Fiber is leveraging the E7-2 Intelligent Modular System and Services Management Connector (SMx) to dramatically simplify their network operations. With AXOS and its ability to support an everyPON strategy, IMU Fiber has a clear upgrade path to 10G PON as network demand continues to grow. 

 

Our Customers

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How do you get started?

We can help you find the funding for your network

 

Find funding for your community’s FTTH network

You’ve conducted a feasibility study. Now its time to look at funding options available for your municipal network.​

Valuable funding resources

One common source of funding for municipalities is government funding programs. Learn more about two USDA programs below.

Rural Broadband Access Loan​

Telecommunications Infrastructure Loans​

 
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 

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 

Leverage the expertise of our extended team of partners

Our network of partners can help meet your funding needs.

Our Customers

 

Olds, Alberta

O-NET Success Story

Backed by a dedicated community and local institute for economic development, O-NET in Olds, Alberta has brought to the community of Olds a state-of-the-art, all fiber network.

 

08/05/2021

Northern Lights Fiber to deliver premium Wi-Fi services over Canada’s fastest residential network with Calix

Privately funded service provider excites subscribers and meets pent-up demand in underserved communities across Western Canada with end-to-end Calix solutions that deliver popular premium managed Wi-Fi services over a lightning-fast network—dramatically growing its value in one year.

06/17/2021

Mainland Telecom net-new rural Canadian subscribers spike 66 percent in three months

Rural service provider in Nova Scotia dramatically increases revenue while exciting subscribers and supporting unprecedented population growth in rural municipality by rapidly delivering unmatched premium fiber and Wi-Fi 6 experiences enabled by Calix Intelligent Access EDGE and Revenue EDGE.

04/22/2021

TekSavvy disrupts the Canadian market with game-changing experiences

Ontario-based network operator invests in the Revenue EDGE solution to offer its fiber-to-the-home subscribers an exceptional quality of experience that differentiates its brand from the competition and fuels growth. 

 

How do you get started?

We can help you find the funding for your network

 
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 

Leverage the expertise of our extended team of partners

Our network of partners can help meet your funding needs.

 
 

How do you build and deploy a network?​

Choosing the right network model for your community can be overwhelming

See how other municipalities are navigating the decision to build their networks.    

 

Concord Municipal Light Plant ​

Learn how CMLP leveraged their Smart Grid deployment to bring broadband to their community.​

 

City of Beverly Hills

Watch City of Beverly Hill's ConneXions keynote and learn how they reached their vision of offering a better, faster, and cheaper triple play service.​

 

Our mission is to help you build a gigabit-enabled Smart City

​Calix solutions connect everyone and everything

Smart City solutions​

Smart Cities are the cities of tomorrow, a city in which devices, services, and citizens are all connected together. Putting a fiber network in place allows cities to use that infrastructure to support Smart City and Smart Grid applications, which enhance the lifestyle of your residents and allow for additional ways to leverage your fiber network.

 

Accelerate delivery and management of new and innovative services to your community

Calix and our partners offer a portfolio of services that will help speed your time to market and return on investment as you plan and deploy new services for your community.

Calix platforms and services are the foundation for our solutions

In the Data Center The AXOS enabled E9-2 Intelligent EDGE System collapses subscriber management, aggregation and OLT functionality.
In the Cabinet The AXOS enabled E7-2 Intelligent Modular System brings GPON, Active Ethernet, XGS-PON and NG-PON2 together in a modular chassis.
In the Premises Invigorate your community and deliver a sensational subscriber experience with Calix Experience Innovation Platform.
In Your Business Operations Why guess when data analytics can turn everyday employees into superstars? Calix Cloud Provides actionable insights for marketing and support professionals.