Fiber To The Home Broadband
Utilities and co-ops deliver higher speeds, greater reliability and price stability to their customers through deployment of fiber to the home broadband.

Careful planning, dedicated leadership and effective execution are critical to success. UTILIFI, powered by Magellan Advisors provides turnkey fiber to the home solutions, tailored to utility and co-op needs. We give you a one-stop-shop from planning, through construction and implementation of broadband to your customers.

Utilities & Cooperatives
Features + Solutions
Feasibility Studies
  • Real-world deployment strategies for utilities and coops
  • Customized for rural, urban or in-between
  • Based on your distribution plant, pole lines and environment
  • Custom strategies that build fiber for grid modernization and broadband simultaneously
  • Forecast accurate demand from your customers and find out what they expect
  • True assessments of your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and risks
  • Financial plans that utilities and coops understand, with conservative estimates
Grants & Funding
  • Turnkey grant strategy and development for the best chance of funding
  • EDA, HUD, Transportation and Homeland Security funding programs
  • RDOF, Reconnect, RUS Smart Grid, regional and state programs
  • Turnkey grant writing and submission
  • Grant award management and compliance
Business plans
  • Insightful business strategies that utilities and coops understand and are able to execute effectively
  • Built on real-world experience and results
  • Resource sharing and cost allocation between electric and broadband
  • Financing strategies that protect ratepayers and keep your borrowing costs down
  • Financial experts that support your entire funding process. Direct experience with local banks, CoBank, CFC and federal grant funding agencies
Design Engineering
  • Maximize the use of your distribution plant for new fiber deployments
  • Rural broadband design using distributed tap architecture to reduce costs
  • Business focused, identifying where to build first and rapid deployment options
  • Fiber backbone, fiber to the home, wireless and 5G designs
  • Detailed, real-world design using our rapid design process
  • Accurate costs, directly from our active construction projects
Construction Management
  • Onsite construction managers protecting your distribution plant and construction standards
  • We are your owner’s rep and manage all field changes, issues, change orders and violations
  • Over 1 million homes with new fiber access
  • Daily inspections, construction accounting and invoice approvals
  • Punch list and contract close-out
Electronics integration
  • Core, edge and home electronics installation
  • IP, MPLS and transport integration
  • IP addressing, DNS and DHCP
  • Voice, video and internet integration
Startup and Launch
  • Beta testing, operational readiness and launch support
  • Staging equipment and services
  • Performance testing
  • Issue tracking and resolution, troubleshooting and tech-support
  • Back office readiness and staff training
Community-Focused Network Operations
  • Network provisioning and billing
  • Network monitoring and fault isolation
  • Standard and emergency maintenance
  • Repairs and upgrades, field services
Sales & Marketing
  • Market planning and strategy
  • Rates, bundles and promos
  • Residential single-family sales
  • Multi-unit and bulk deals for apartment complexes and HOAs
  • Custom business internet and voice
General Management
  • Business strategy
  • Accounting setup and ongoing services
  • Compliance, federal and state reporting
  • Financial management and reporting