CASE STUDY: MidSouth Electric Co-op, GLDS & Calix

This case study explores how an electric co-op in Navasota, Texas has accelerated their broadband deployment, and driven operational efficiencies by partnering with GLDS® and Calix to deploy fiber Internet services. GLDS’ best-of-suite approaches combined pre-integrated customer management, customer self-care, e-commerce, workforce management and subscriber billing with fully-automated service delivery for Calix’s Intelligent Access EDGE customer premise fiber solutions, and Revenue EDGE.

Growing in popularity among electric co-ops nationwide, MidSouth Electric Co-op heard from its members that they wanted fiber Internet, and they wanted the co-op to provide it. The co-op had been working on smart-grid initiatives, improving connectivity between its own offices and existing electronic devices in the field to maintain system reliability. More