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COVID-19

Service provider resources to help
keep you on track

COVID-19

Service provider resources to help
keep you on track

Useful resources for service providers

A crisis such as this reinforces the critical role you play in everyone’s daily lives. The Internet is now the core infrastructure on which everything moves and how people will remain connected during this critical time. We understand that your time is limited, so we have created this dedicated resource page to help you optimize your time serving your subscribers and your communities. Calix is ready and committed to support you and be responsive to your needs and the needs of your communities as the situation with this global pandemic continues to develop.

Last updated May 21, 2020

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Community champion profiles

A new series of of recorded video conversations with your peers and Calix VP of corporate marketing, Scott Neuman, about keeping communities connected.

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Get the latest updates on RDOF and other government programs

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Industry news

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The articles below are collected from a wide range of sources covering our industry and do not necessarily represent the views of Calix.

General Updates

Under Social Distancing, Rural Regions Push For More Broadband

Broadband providers continue to step up to help during COVID-19

Bridging the Digital Divide: Maplewood’s Neighborhood WiFi Program is Rolled Out

The FCC has received hundreds of complaints about carriers’ coronavirus pledge

Pandemic widens digital divide — Congress may spend billions to narrow it

Louisiana Co-Op Broadband Bill Faces Hurdles in Legislature

America's surprising breeding ground for inequality: The internet

Uncertain Times Fueling a Shift in State Broadband Efforts

Poor Americans Face Hurdles in Getting Promised Internet

COVID-19 pandemic exacerbating Wisconsin’s rural broadband problem

Pandemic Widens Pittsburgh’s Digital Divide

Philly schools chief says internet providers refuse to open their networks so students can access education

Microsoft president urges Congress to fund rural broadband internet connectivity in wake of coronavirus

New COVID-19 Aid Bill Has Billions for Broadband

Can't Afford Your Phone or Internet Bill? A Proposed Law Could Keep You Connected

House Democrats want $5.5 billion for pandemic broadband funding

Rural Michigan receives $22.5 million for broadband services amid coronavirus pandemic

Under social distancing, rural regions push for more broadband

Oakland Leaders Launch Campaign to Close Digital Divide

ISPs ask Congress for a COVID-19 bailout

Desperate for Wi-Fi, Many Have Nowhere to Go but a Parking Lot

Report: Pandemic drives broadband usage up 47%

Minnesota Senate approves $20 million in grants for rural broadband

Hill Leaders Asked to Focus on Underserved for Broadband Support

In rural Oklahoma, a WiFi hotspot brings a dash of hope and excitement 

Iowa school district sends Wi-Fi vans into vulnerable communities as coronavirus keeps students home

 

 

 
 

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