SCTelcom to deploy SmartTown in rural Kansas

SCTelcom to deploy SmartTown in rural Kansas

SAN JOSE, Calif. – At present Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) introduced that SCTelcom continues a 70-year funding in companies that enrich their members’ lives—by deploying community-wide connectivity throughout south-central Kansas with Calix SmartTown™. SCTelcom was constructed on a mission to offer reliable and inexpensive communications to rural Kansans. By leveraging their funding within the Calix platform and managed companies like SmartTown, the cooperative continues this legacy by deploying ubiquitous community-wide Wi-Fi companies in downtown Attica. Sooner or later, SCTelcom will allow totally good cities throughout Kansas to draw extra alternative and financial vitality to the area. With the Calix platform, SCTelcom can promise their members dependable connectivity downtown and throughout parks, faculties, group facilities, and aspect streets—indoors and out.

Launched onstage final 12 months at Calix ConneXions, SmartTown is a part of the rising Calix SmartLife™ managed companies ecosystem. As a result of all managed companies for the Calix platform are repeatable, scalable, and extensible, broadband service suppliers (BSPs) of any kind can considerably cut back the funding wanted to combine these companies. On this manner, Calix allows BSPs like SCTelcom to simply differentiate their enterprise based mostly on the worth they supply for his or her communities—and never simply by the speeds they provide.

SCTelcom has leveraged the Calix platform—together with the rising portfolio of Calix GigaSpire® BLAST techniques—to ship distinctive residential experiences since 2018. They began utilizing Calix Cloud® in 2019, recovering their funding in simply 4 months. In 2021, they deployed the total Calix Income EDGE™ answer to excite members with a tremendous in-home expertise full with totally managed dwelling community safety from ProtectIQ®. At present, they’ve simplified cybersecurity for all members and have blocked over 116,000 digital threats. Their determination to deploy SmartTown builds on this identical dedication to placing members first. SmartTown allows BSPs to scale world-class Wi-Fi experiences to service communities, faculties, municipalities, and extra, in keeping with their distinctive necessities. Members and residents solely have to onboard as soon as to remain linked, because of certificate-based Passpoint® authentication.

SCTelcom’s advertising and marketing group leverages the prolonged subscriber acquisition capabilities within the award-winning Calix Advertising Cloud to interact members on their SmartTown deployment. The member-led cooperative additionally works with Calix Buyer Success Providers and Good Begin for SmartTown to create tailor-made rollout plans.With the steering of their Calix buyer success supervisor, SCTelcom launched its first SmartTown occasion in December 2022, kicking off a plan to attach downtown Attica. The occasion inspired attendees to “take a look at their community” by means of a digital scavenger hunt. The reception was extraordinary. After Attica, SCTelcom will deploy SmartTown in neighboring Cunningham, however the cooperative’s imaginative and prescient for the area doesn’t finish there. SCTelcom will sooner or later develop to city-wide protection by activating GigaSpire BLAST techniques all through the group to allow free-moving Wi-Fi experiences and ubiquitous, dependable protection for all residents.

Learn the total press launch right here.