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Power & Tel Is Your Trusted Supply Chain Partner

RDOF Inventory from Top ICT Suppliers: Adtran, Charles, Clearfield, Commscope, Comtrend, Corning, Dura-Line, Fujitsu, Hubbel, MacLean Network Solutions, Preformed Line Products, and Superior Essex

We Have What You Need

At Power & Tel, we recognize the increased demand for broadband network equipment and have been aggressively securing products so you can complete your complex fiber builds. Our warehouses are full – we have the inventory you need for your RDOF builds.

As your trusted supply chain partner, our experts can help you manage large projects, every step of the way.

Some of our network equipment suppliers include AdTran, Clearfield, Preformed Line Products, Superior Essex, and hundreds more.

Schedule a consultation with an RDOF expert to learn more.

We Make Your Job Easier

Our job is to make your job easier – we can help you:

  • Navigate the RDOF process
  • Forecast and secure the inventory you need
  • Warehouse your order until you need it
  • Maintain critical spares
  • Bundle materials and deliver directly to your job site, on your schedule

When you get everything from one source, you can reduce inventory costs, eliminate waste, and increase your productivity and revenue.


    We Handle the Logistics

    When you partner with Power & Tel, you can focus on your RDOF builds while we focus on the supply chain logistics – with Power & Tel Managed Inventory:

    • Power & Tel Managed InventoryReserved Inventory
    • Just In Time Inventory (JIT)
    • +/- Variances Projected Needs/Actual Needs
    • Committed Quantities

    Combine your owned materials with Power & Tel owned material throughout your supply chain. Flexible managed inventory solutions – that's the Power of PTMI®.

    Good People Make the Difference

    You can trust Power & Tel to support your RDOF builds. Our strengths of service and logistics are the reason that 94% of the manufacturers in our network agree that Power & Tel is one of the most trusted and reliable distributors in the industry. 

    2021 RDOF Deadlines and Key Dates

    When you work with Power & Tel for inventory management and distribution, you have the trusted advantage of keeping your RDOF build on schedule. 

    • January 29, 2021: Long-Form Filing Deadline (Phase I Form 683)
    • February 16, 2021:  Letter of Credit Commitment Letter
    • February 16, 2021:  Description of Technology and System Design
    • June 7, 2021: Audited Financial Statements
    • June 7, 2021: Documented ETC Status
    • June 7, 2021: ETC Certification Letter
    • Late 2021 - Early 2022: FCC formal award of Phase 1 RDOF support to certified applicants
    • Phase 2 TBD: Phase 2 of the RDOF auction will award another $4 billion

    RDOF Tips

    Don't forget the middle mile. It links the service provider's core to the local network plant, including the backhaul network to the nearest aggregation point. It also provides connectivity to major internet hubs. 

    Contact an RDOF expert at Power & Tel for more.

    What is RDOF?

    The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) seeks to bridge the digital divide that exists across rural America. With $20 billion in funding, the goal is to deploy highspeed broadband networks to unserved and underserved rural areas – significantly improving digital access for over 6 million homes and businesses across America.

    RDOF is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to bridge the digital divide across rural America.

    RDOF - Bridging the Digital Divide Across Rural America

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted up to $16 billion for Phase I of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund auction, which was closed in November 2020. The remaining Phase I budget, along with another $4.4 billion in funding, will be awarded for Phase II of the auction (dates TBD).


    About Power & Tel

    We are your supply chain partner. For five decades, Power & Tel has been trusted by communications innovators of all sizes. Our deep industry relationships ensure unfailing access to the products and brands that accelerate innovation. Solving supply chain challenges is our core strength. We go the extra mile to get you the right product, at the right time, every time.

    Power & Tel is a Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) and committed to the diversity efforts of our customers and business partners.

    Certified Women's Business Enterprise WBENC


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