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Calix Blog

Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

July 20, 2017 by Ben Chan

What’s more important... Wi-Fi coverage or performance?

What’s more important? Coverage or performance? Of course, there isn’t a proper answer. The goal of emerging Wi-Fi solutions is to give subscribers both and our readers can expect to see exciting new solutions that focus on removing Wi-Fi limitations.... READ MORE 

July 7, 2017 by Ben Chan

How do you chip away at the $62 Billion Lost Annually due to Poor Customer Service?

In our industry, service providers encounter higher support calls and increased OPEX that can lead to customer churn in hyper-competitive markets. ... READ MORE 

June 15, 2017 by Ben Chan

How Do You Address the Number One Wi-Fi problem?

The fact is, Wi-Fi technology operates within an unlicensed spectrum (2.4GHz and 5GHz bands) and uses an uncoordinated protocol known as the Collision-Sense Multiple Access (CSMA). ... READ MORE 

May 25, 2017 by Ben Chan

Win the Race with Managed Wi-Fi

For years, service providers have been racing to build the best broadband infrastructures to the traditional demarcation in the home.... READ MORE 

May 2, 2017 by Ben Chan

Do you know what ails your subscriber’s Wi-Fi? We do.

Analytics is a powerful tool for customer support representatives (CSRs), giving them total visibility into the devices that need to be managed 24/7.... READ MORE 

April 20, 2017 by Ben Chan

Mesh Wi-Fi: Silver Bullet or Can of Worms?

By installing multiple WAPs in the home, there is great potential to improve in-home coverage as well as increased speeds. For subscribers, these so-called ‘Wi-Fi Mesh Network Systems’ appear to be a ‘silver bullet’ solution.... READ MORE 

April 18, 2017 by Ben Chan

Is More Wi-Fi Power the Answer to Coverage Problems?

Boosting the strength of the signal is no longer an option, as the maximum amount of power that a WAP can transmit is often limited by local regulations so other devices can share the same radio spectrum.... READ MORE 

March 28, 2017 by Ben Chan

The Mathematics Behind a Superior Gaming Experience

In the gaming world, delay is critical, it’s the time interval between an initiated action and its response.... READ MORE 

March 27, 2017 by Ben Chan

Super Charge Your Gamers’ Experience with Extreme Broadband

It’s all about lag. This noticeable delay is the reason why gamers miss the action even if they react at the perfect moment.... READ MORE 

March 15, 2017 by Ben Chan

What is the key to maximizing the subscriber experience? Happy Wi-Fi!

Originally positioned as a way of connecting to the network without a physical cable back in 1997, Wi-Fi has become the primary home networking technology around the world; not just for high-speed surfing, but also for video streaming and social networking.... READ MORE