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Calix Blog

Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

October 16, 2018 by George Wong

The Wi-Fi 6 Standard is Coming – Will you be Ready?

George Wong highlights how the new Wi-Fi 6 (previously called 802.11ax) standard is coming in 2019 and why service providers need to develop a strategy now for rolling out Wi-Fi 6-enabled equipment to their subscribers. ... READ MORE 

October 11, 2018 by Alan DiCicco

Wi Do They Go Elsewhere?

Alan DiCicco highlights a recent article in the October issue of ISE Magazine from our Greg Owens, who shares his thoughts on why service providers need to own the experience with Managed Wi-Fi or lose the subscriber.... READ MORE 

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 

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 15, 2018 by Pam Ferguson

Smart Home Devices Result in Rising Support Costs for Service Providers, According to Calix Research

Pam Ferguson shares some important new research developed by Calix based on input from 92 service providers. The research sheds light on the impact of smart devices on service provider support costs over the last 12-18 months.... 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 9, 2018 by Greg Owens

What’s the Best Business Case for Managed Wi-Fi?

Greg Owens continues his Managed Wi-Fi series and looks at the pros and cons of charging for the service. ... READ MORE