C7 Network Fundamentals

Learning Path: Traditional Platforms


Learn the essential skills and procedures you need to turn up access networks using the EXA (Ethernet eXtensible Architecture)-powered Calix C7 Multiservice Access Platform. The self-paced course focuses on system familiarization, basic service provisioning, network turn-up, configuring Ethernet transport using the RAP-10GE, configuring SONET transport, and network maintenance. 

Duration: 2 hours

Who should attend

  • Technicians who perform installation, provisioning, operations, and maintenance of C7 networks

Prerequisite Training and Skills

  • Completion of the C7 Overview online course
  • Knowledge of telecommunications and engineering standards


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the three levels of a C7 network
  • Turn up a C7 network using SONET and Ethernet Transport
  • Perform basic C7 user interface operations using iMS and CMS
  • Maintain a C7 network
  • Provision GR-303 voice service on a shelf