Calix introduces fiber access solutions to global telecom markets

Calix, a global provider of access innovation and North America’s fiber access
solutions provider, announced that communications service providers across the
globe are moving Fiber Forward in their networks and selecting the Calix
Unified Access portfolio to transition copper networks to fiber and deliver
advanced broadband services to their subscribers.


With advanced access deployments with over 900 service
providers worldwide, field-proven support of advanced technologies such as
gigabit passive optical network (GPON) and point-to-point gigabit Ethernet
(GE), and the industry’s widest portfolio of innovative fiber access solutions,
Calix is bringing its fiber access expertise to international service


Calix has been recognized as the North American market leader in fiber access
by leading analyst firms. In Q2 2011, Calix shipped more fiber access ports
than any other access vendor in North America (Dell’Oro Group and Infonetics
Research 7/2011).  


has already enjoyed success with service providers like LIME, which deploys
Calix widely across the Caribbean region. Other customers like Polish service
provider Arbelon have worked through regional resellers (FCA) and are deploying
Calix in aggressive fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) initiatives.



Calix is committed to accelerating its customer deployments in Europe, the
Middle East, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America by building on its achievements
with a direct sales relationship, fulfilled by a network of specialist and
skilled reseller partners. Calix is also continuing to actively recruit new
integrator partners to meet the demands of communications service providers of
all sizes who are moving Fiber Forward across the globe.



“Calix has now emerged as a powerful new option for communications service
providers moving Fiber Forward in their access networks in international
markets,” said Andy Lockhart, senior vice president of international sales
and marketing, Calix.


“The combination of our exclusive focus on access,
proven track record of innovation, expansive fiber access portfolio, and
extensive experience makes us a compelling fit for any advanced broadband
services project or initiative. Our leadership in U.S. Broadband Stimulus wins
has also provided us deep experience in broadband service delivery in a
challenging and complex environment – which we feel will resonate with service
providers involved in government- or municipal-backed projects throughout the
world,” Lockhart added.



Calix recently announced
that Hiawatha Broadband Communications (HBC) has selected the Calix Unified
Access portfolio to move Fiber Forward and bring advanced broadband services to
six additional communities in southeastern Minnesota.


HBC will deploy gigabit passive optical network (GPON)
and point-to-point gigabit Ethernet (GE) technologies across primarily the
Ethernet eXtensible Architecture (EXA) Powered Calix E7 Ethernet Service Access
Platform (ESAP) and the Calix 700GE family of optical network terminals (ONTs)
to deliver video, voice, and ultra-fast broadband speeds to residents and
businesses in the region.


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