GeoLinks gets USD 87.8m to expand rural Internet in California and Nevada

GeoLinks, headquartered in Camarillo, California, received a total of USD 87.8 million from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expand rural Internet in California and Nevada, making it the largest auction winner in the state of California, and 5th largest winner in the nation overall, the company said.

The FCC allocated USD 1.488 billion to help close the US “digital divide.”

Ousting big telcos such as Verizon, Frontier, and AT&T, this is the first time the largest winner of CAF in California has been an independent operator and not an incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC).

Headquartered in Southern California, GeoLinks is the Fastest Growing Telecom in California and a competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) public utility, nationally awarded for its innovative Internet and Digital Voice solutions. Ranked in both 2017 and 2018 as one of Inc. Magazine´s Fastest Growing companies in America on the Inc. 5000, GeoLinks delivers Enterprise-Grade Internet, Digital Voice, SD-WAN, Cloud On-ramping, Layer 2 Transport, and both Public and Private Turnkey Network Construction expertly tailored for businesses and Anchor Institutions nationwide.