With access to critical broadband services, you can ensure the socio-economic future of your community.
What are the five broadband partners your municipality needs to get started today? How do you find them? This fun and informative infographic will help you better understand the broadband ecosystem and navigate the process with confidence.
You know your community needs reliable broadband. Incumbent providers may not be able to make the investment in your community. You’re their only hope. Arm yourself with the information you need to get started with our whitepaper “Top Three Insights You Need To Bring Broadband To Your Community” covering network infrastructure, cost, and why Fiber to the Home is the best long-term technology investment.
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.
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.
Unprecedented levels of funding are being made available to connect communities across the country. Discover what resources are available for your municipal network.
Looking to build a broadband network? Learn how BEAD program dollars can help. Click to learn more. ... READ MORE
Most of us have focused on the $65 billion in broadband deployment and adoption funding in the just-enacted Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act, but there are many “sleeper” provisions not involving funding—including adoption of broadband labels and an inquiry into broadband discrimination. ... READ MORE
The Rural Utilities Service released its rules for the next round of the ReConnect grant and loan program, and the rules clearly reflect the Biden Administration’s broadband policy goals. Two of the new requirements were not surprising. ... READ MORE
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.
Government funding programs are always a good source of capital to help communities build critical broadband infrastructure. Here are some Canadian programs to consider.
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
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
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
Learn the fundamentals of funding, designing, building, operating, and marketing a broadband business.
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See how other municipalities are navigating the decision to build their networks.
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.
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.
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.