Broadband services are as essential to your community today as power was 100 years ago. With access to critical broadband services, you can preserve the lifestyle your members cherish, and ensure the socio-economic future of your community.
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.
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.
Click the interactive map below to learn more about how your peers are deploying broadband services.
Leading the broadband charge among electric cooperatives, Midwest Energy & Communications is leveraging the power of Calix Cloud services and GigaCenters to rapidly grow their service offering and become the “Utility of the Future” in southwest Michigan.
Located in rural Minnesota, Arrowhead Electric Cooperative and CTC have formed a unique partnership to deliver broadband services to underserved Cook County in Minnesota's Arrowhead region.
In rural Wisconsin, Reedsburg Utility Commission is delivering the state’s first gigabit speeds, capturing the attention of business and residential subscribers alike.
Hear how Elevate Fiber, powered by Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA), a member-owned and locally controlled rural electric cooperative in southwest Colorado, is building a 100 percent fiber network from the ground up across DMEA’s service territory.
With the largest service area and the lowest subscriber density among electric cooperatives in Missouri, United Electric Cooperative used its Broadband Stimulus award to deploy a fiber network. The cooperative now brings advanced broadband services to its previously underserved membership.
After launching a FTTH pilot project, Co-Mo Connect demonstrated that they are a true pioneer when it comes to electric cooperatives deploying fiber to the home. Today, their fiber network reaches 100% of their members with gigabit services and Calix GigaCenters--a model many successful electric cooperatives are following.
OzarksGo has built a fiber network to provide broadband to members and to create robust communication for their electric grid.
They have set the bar for rural fiber broadband service delivery, preparing to offer speeds of up to 40Gbps
Innovative electric cooperative Bandera Electric Cooperative (BEC) is building a next generation fiber network for Smart Grid and broadband services with Calix Cloud and Carrier-Class Wi-Fi Solutions.
On a single Calix-powered fiber network, Bandera supports distributed energy, smart grid automation, meter reading, and gigabit broadband services for residents and businesses.
With the AXOS platform serving as the foundation of its fiber network expansion, Gibson Connect is delivering broadband services to underserved areas of Tennessee and Kentucky while bringing new efficiencies to its electric network.
Connecting 13,000 members across five Virginia counties with fiber, BARC is dedicated to delivering an unmatched subscriber experience through managed, whole home Wi-Fi services.
One of the most critical steps in deploying a fiber network is securing the funding. There are a number of different options available for Electric Co-operatives.
See how four electric cooperatives each tackles the financial aspects of building out their fiber networks.
After launching a Fiber to the Home pilot project in rural Missouri, Co-Mo Connect has expanded its fiber network to reach all of its electric members with gigabit services and Calix GigaCenters. See how the first self-funded electric cooperative is doing now.
See how other electric cooperatives are navigating the decision to build their networks
With its first foray into broadband service, GoSEMO, a subsidiary of SEMO Electric Cooperative, is seeing success as its Calix-based GPON network continues to expand in Missouri.
Innovative electric cooperative Bandera Electric Cooperative (BEC) is building a next-generation fiber network for Smart Grid and broadband services with Calix Cloud and Carrier-Class Wi-Fi Solutions. Watch how Bandera Electric Cooperative built their fiber network.
Located in rural Minnesota, Arrowhead Electric Cooperative and CTC have formed a unique partnership to deliver broadband services to underserved Cook County in Minnesota's Arrowhead region. Learn how Arrowhead Electric partnered with CTC to deliver broadband services to their members.
In northern and western Michigan, electric cooperative Great Lakes Energy (GLE) has created a successful FTTH pilot project built on Calix Services and solutions as it prepares for a membership-wide expansion of its broadband service under its Truestream subsidiary.
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By deploying the right combination of Calix Cloud, EXOS and AXOS platforms, electric cooperatives are delivering next generation services to their communities and creating the exceptional in-home experiences that their members desire.
Our Calix Services team has the expertise to help you determine the ideal solution for you and your subscribers and how to manage it all so that you can delight your members.
Electric cooperative, South Central Connect, is laying the foundation to embrace everyPON as it prepares to spark economic recovery by expanding into surrounding underserved communities.
Tri-Co Connections, the newly formed broadband arm of the Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative, is deploying a complete set of Calix solutions to build its first fiber network. Tri-Co is the state’s first electric cooperative to build out a state-of-the-art fiber to the home (FTTH) broadband network.
Tennessee-based electric cooperative Forked Deer selects AXOS platform and the E7-2 to radically accelerate its FTTH broadband deployment capabilities while automating and simplifying its network operations.
Calix and our partners offer a portfolio of services that will help speed your time to market and return on investment.
East Central Oklahoma Electric Cooperative (ECOEC) is deploying AXOS GPON to accelerate a next generation broadband network with the help of Calix Professional Services and business partner Conexon.