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 103% 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% 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% 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

Click the interactive map below to learn more about how your peers are deploying broadband services.


Sandy, Oregon

SandyNet Success Story

SandyNet has built up a 60 percent take rate in Sandy, Oregon by delivering world-class broadband services via Calix Compass software and GigaCenters.


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.


Beverly Hills, California

City of Beverly Hills - Featured Customer Perspective

The City of Beverly Hills is creating the network of the future using Calix AXOS.

Bristol, Virginia

Bristol Virginia Utilities Success Story

By building from its internal fiber network, Bristol Virginia Utilities (BVU) has expanded its fiber footprint to the entire community and established itself as the area's top broadband provider.


Danville, Virginia

Danville Utilities Success Story

As one of the first open access municipal broadband networks in the United States, Danville, Virginia shares how their network has grown from connecting municipal buildings to a FTTH deployment with multiple service providers.


Concord, Massachusetts

A Fiber Innovator Interview: Concord Municipal Light Plant

Concord Municipal Light Plant built a fiber optic network with the primary purpose of enhancing their electric utility Smart Grid applications but has also found innovative ways of further leveraging and monetizing this network investment.


Cedar Falls, Iowa

Redefining Subscriber Management with the AXOS E9-2

Municipal broadband leader Cedar Falls Utilities talks subscriber management with the Calix AXOS E9-2 Intelligent Edge System.


Longmont, Colorado

Longmont Power and Communications

The city of Longmont established NextLight in 2014, and has been ranked the #1 US city with fastest internet.

How do you get started?

We can help you find the funding for your network


Webinar Replay

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.

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.

Whatever your transformation objectives, our Professional Services team and partners can help you do it better, faster, and more cost effectively

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.
Let Us Help You Get Started

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 EXOS Premises systems.
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.