Introduction to GigaSpire BLAST Systems

Calix Solutions Academy


This eLearning course introduces the next generation of GigaFamily products. The course focuses on how the GigaSpire BLAST brings gigabit speeds to deliver Internet and video services, smart home automation, and seamless connectivity over the home wireless network. This course is intended for those who deploy, install, and support the GigaSpire BLAST u12X and BLAST u12. The course includes the GigaMesh and shows how to use the GigaMesh to extend the wireless network.

Duration: 1 hour

Who should attend

  • Customer Support
  • Field Technicians
  • Network Operations

Prerequisite Training and Skills


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the role of the GigaSpire in the home network.
  • Describe how to deploy the GigaSpire.
  • Describe how to leverage the CommandIQ mobile app.
  • Describe how to extend the wireless network using GigaSpire and GigaMesh.
  • Demonstrate the ability to support the GigaSpire and using the Calix Support Cloud.
  • Locate help and find additional resources.


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