Calix Broadband Academy Ensures Tribal Leaders Can Leverage $2 Billion in Funding To Build World-Class Broadband Capabilities That Foster Prosperity a

Designed in partnership with the National Tribal Telecommunications Association, a new education program in Calix Broadband Academy provides the tools and expertise required to address the unique needs of broadband businesses serving tribal communities

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced a new education program designed to guide tribal leaders as they prepare to build future-proof broadband networks and deliver high-value managed services that will help their communities thrive for decades. The newest offering in Calix Broadband Academy , “Broadband Services for Tribal Communities” is designed exclusively for Native American and First Nations communities across the United States and Canadian provinces. The curriculum reflects the deep expertise Calix has developed around how to secure and take full advantage of federal and state funds earmarked to help underserved communities bridge the digital divide. Funding sources include the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP) in the U.S., available through the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), which currently offers approximately $2 billion to tribes building their own broadband networks. The TBCP funding is part of an estimated $120 billion in broadband funding available to underserved communities. Calix will spotlight the launch of “Broadband Services for Tribal Communities” at the National Tribal Telecommunications Association (NTTA)’s Tribal Broadband Summit , held March 20-22 at Wild Horse Pass—Gila River Resorts & Casinos in Chandler, Arizona. The summit is co-hosted by NTTA and Gila River Telecommunications Inc., the local telecommunications provider for the Gila River Indian Community in Maricopa County, Arizona. The company […]

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