rural broadband

Rural connectivity is the next digital opportunity

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Cisco’s Converged Software-Defined Networking Transport Architecture is the bridge to reduce the digital divide. Recent innovations with the NCS 540 and NCS 560 access routers make serving rural areas more economical and will help to close the gap with rural broadband connectivity and ensure an inclusive future for all.

Test-Drive the Next Generation of Rural Broadband Technologies: Introducing the Cisco Rural Broadband Innovation Center

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Service providers have been working with governments for years to try to meet the need for faster, higher-capacity rural broadband. Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Cisco Rural Broadband Innovation Center showcases the amazing things that rural service providers can now do with their networks. Read this blog to see solutions highlighted.

December 16, 2020

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You Are an FCC RDOF Bid Winner, Now What?

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Cisco’s rural broadband solutions offer open access, software defined network transport, automation, and programmability to ensure Service Providers can deliver the quality of service, resiliency and security to your winning RDOF bid.

December 10, 2020

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RDOF Technology and Systems Designs

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If you’re a winning RDOF bidder, you are required to complete a Long Form Application (FCC Form 683), including a detailed technology and system design plan.

December 7, 2020

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How to Build Profitable Access Networks

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Access Network transformation is critical as the demand increases for 5G, Rural Broadband, and Country digitization.

November 19, 2020

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Working with Communities to Expand Broadband Access

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By proactively working with community leaders, service providers can leverage their mutual interests with a wide range of public and private sector customers to build trust among all the stakeholders involved in the provision and use of essential broadband services.

October 21, 2020

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Deploying World-Class Rural 4G/5G Networks Just Got a Lot Easier

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Service Providers serving rural regions can now easily bring fast, reliable 4G/5G connectivity to their subscribers with the Cisco Cloud Services Stack for Mobility that provides best-in-class mobile packet-core solutions to expand their mobile footprint quickly and cost-efficiently.

October 14, 2020

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Midco Blazes the Trail Towards Faster Broadband Speeds with Software-Based Network Agreement Delivered by Cisco

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One actionable way we, as industry leaders, can attain equitable opportunity for all, is through our efforts to make access to high-speed internet available to everyone. Midco, is acting now, using technology and business model innovation to make sure their customers can benefit from access to high speed data - regardless of where they're located.

September 30, 2020

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Strategies for a Successful RDOF Bid

6 min read

If you’re planning to bid in the upcoming RDOF auction, preparation is key, and there are several strategies that can help make you more successful at winning the bids at the values you want, and just as importantly, avoiding placing low bids.