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October 23, 2017 by Gregory Bathrick

Can you Deliver the Gigabit Experience to your Entire Subscriber Base?

Did you know that 55 percent of those that live in MDUs were born after 1984? ... READ MORE 

October 20, 2017 by Alan DiCicco

Software Defined Access Goes Home

Your subscribers expect ubiquitous and instant access to content and won't be satisfied with waiting for new versions of their devices and services. ... READ MORE 

October 18, 2017 by Greg Owens

The Mesh Wi-Fi Opportunity: An Interview with Juan Vela

Juan Vela, Senior Solutions Marketing Director, recently shared his thoughts on the factors driving the popularity of Mesh Wi-Fi and how service providers can take advantage of the opportunities presented by this technology.... READ MORE 

October 8, 2017 by Greg Owens

Service Reliability and Wi-Fi Coverage are more Important than Speed

Matt Davis, founder and principal analyst at Independence Research recently shared a summary of market research that he completed in August with several hundred residential broadband customers in the United States.... READ MORE 

October 5, 2017 by Greg Owens

Untangling Mesh Wi-Fi: A Technical Primer

Mesh-enhanced Carrier-class Wi-Fi from Calix will allow service providers to offer a differentiated service to consumers, characterized by enhanced coverage, improved throughput, and intelligent adaptability. ... READ MORE 

September 29, 2017 by Alan DiCicco

Software Defined Access Takes Many Forms

If you think you must adopt a CORD or Cloud CO architecture to achieve Software Defined Access (SDA), think again.... READ MORE 

September 27, 2017 by Robert Balsamo

Technology Corner: Coherent Optics and Potential Applications for PON Systems

With the introduction of APDs (avalanche photodiodes) the sensitivity of direct detection is enhanced by using the avalanche effect to boost the current for a given optical signal power.... READ MORE 

September 22, 2017 by Alan DiCicco

Learn the ropes at our SDxCentral CORD webinar

We’ve just spent two weeks discussing the Broadband Forum’s Cloud Central Office (CloudCO), but now it’s time to return to the topic of CORD – Central Office Rearchitected as Datacenter.... READ MORE 

September 21, 2017 by Teresa McGaughey

How Many Pieces are in Your Puzzle?

With the consolidation of subscriber management, aggregation, OLT, and now lawful intercept, the Calix AXOS SMm and E9-2 Intelligent Edge System continue to reduce the number of network elements and therefore the total cost of operations for service providers.... READ MORE 

September 19, 2017 by Teresa McGaughey

Thinking of Everyone Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Planning for natural disasters is a difficult task and predicting how networks will withstand the forces of nature as winds reach 100+ mph, and storm surges measuring several feet high is impossible.... READ MORE