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Calix Blog

Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

October 3, 2018 by Greg Owens

When it comes to Customer Premises Equipment, Sometimes More is Less

Greg Owens discusses an efficient and cost-effective solution for service providers to offer broadband services by deploying two separate pieces of customer premises equipment (CPE) in their subscribers’ premises; one device to terminate the WAN and another device to provide the Wi-Fi connection. ... READ MORE 

August 10, 2018 by Greg Owens

The Bandwidth Dilemma

Greg Owens shares a new 90-second video designed to help Internet subscribers understand the concept of bandwidth and the impact of having multiple devices in their homes.... READ MORE 

August 1, 2018 by Greg Owens

Take a Walk on the Wireless Side with Community Wi-Fi

Greg Owens explains Community Wi-Fi — the ability for subscribers to share access to their Wi-Fi home network, with no impact on the performance of the home network, while maintaining their privacy. ... READ MORE 

July 24, 2018 by Greg Owens

Evolution of the Smart Home: Three Steps in the Journey

Greg Owens advocates that service providers need to embrace a three-step approach that addresses growing consumer frustration and rising support costs associated with Wi-Fi.... READ MORE 

July 13, 2018 by Greg Owens

ITS Fiber Builds on Managed Wi-Fi Experience to Offer Whole Home Wi-Fi; Eyes Smart Home Devices

Greg Owens shares the latest Calix Success Story video with ITS Fiber, which has fully embraced Managed Wi-Fi and is now offering Whole Home Wi-Fi with premium technical support services powered by Calix GigaCenters, 804Mesh satellites, and Calix Support Cloud. ... READ MORE 

July 11, 2018 by Greg Owens

Are Subscription-based Consumer Wi-Fi Solutions Filling a Void in the Market?

Greg Owens explores the new ‘Adaptive Wi-Fi service’ from Plume, the latest foray of consumer electronics companies into the home networking space. Read more about the implications of this new offer and the best strategy to maintain your rightful space in the connected home.... READ MORE 

June 18, 2018 by Greg Owens

Software Update for GigaCenter and 804Mesh

Greg Owens highlights the latest version of Calix GigaCenter and 804Mesh software.... READ MORE 

May 31, 2018 by Greg Owens

Why is Wi-Fi Such an Important Strategic Initiative?

Greg Owens explores the reasons why ‘non-traditional’ competitors are offering more home networking services, the risks of not responding to these new threats, and the best strategy to maintain your rightful space in the connected home. ... READ MORE 

May 7, 2018 by Greg Owens

Calix Research shows Wi-Fi Issues Driving Increased Service Provider Help Desk Calls

Greg Owens shares new Calix research on service provider Wi-Fi, including how consumer Wi-Fi issues are driving increased service provider help desk calls—along with rising costs. ... READ MORE 

April 23, 2018 by Greg Owens

Managed Wi-Fi and the Changing Economics of Tech Support

In the final blog post in our series on service provider Managed Wi-Fi, Greg Owens looks at rapidly escalating support costs for service providers and the cultural shift that’s taking place in an attempt to control them.... READ MORE