Calix Intelligent Access EDGE expansion
simplifies future-proof XGS-PON deployments​

Next generation solutions that simplify
deployment of software-defined XGS-PON networks
and accelerate adoption of 100G transport

Calix Intelligent Access EDGE expansion
simplifies future-proof XGS-PON deployments​

Next generation solutions that simplify
deployment of software-defined XGS-PON networks
and accelerate adoption of 100G transport

Calix makes the most innovative access system even better

AXOS E7-2 Intelligent Modular System

As North America’s most widely adopted access system, the Calix AXOS E7-2 Intelligent Modular System provides a foundation for your next-generation networks, fiber technologies, and Software Defined Access. With this modular system, you can achieve: 

  • a dramatically flexible system that scales from the small to very large deployments
  • a remarkably simplified operational process that integrates easily into existing networks
  • a transformative system that enables service providers to future proof their business and network

Easily scale as your subscriber bandwidth demands grow

Win the race to 100G with the new Calix next generation solutions that easily scale as your subscriber bandwidth demands grow

Introducing the AXOS E7-2 CE201 Line Card

An industry first, the revolutionary E7-2 CE201 Aggregation solution changes the game by providing temperature hardened 100G transport capability to broadband service providers.


Solution Benefits:

  • Dramatically reduce deployment times while future-proofing your access network​
  • Reduce back-office system integration by as much as 83 percent​
  • Common operational workflows that drastically reduce service provisioning times and system turnups from hours to minutes​
  • Optimized for building and supporting 100G rings, delivering business services and point-to-point Ethernet connectivity ​

Introducing the AXOS E7-2 XG801 Line Card

A high-capacity, 10G-capable XGS-PON/GPON line card optimized for temperature hardened 100G transport to meet today’s, as well as tomorrow’s, bandwidth and capacity demands.


Solution Benefits:

  • Deliver L2 FTTH/FTTB residential and business 10 gigabit XGS-PON/GPON services while adding 100G transport flexibility​
  • Seamlessly integrate the solution while continuing to deliver an Always On subscriber experience​
  • Reduce time-to-provision and new services turnup by up to 87 percent​
  • Slash operational costs by significantly reducing back-office integrations from months to days​

Calix Intelligent Access EDGE recognized by the 2023 Lightwave Innovation Reviews for excellence in the FTTx Systems

Lightwave Innovation Review panel selects Calix Intelligent Access EDGE E7-2 XG801 Line Card for achieving excellence in technical features and performance and for delivering clear and substantial benefits.

Software-defined ONT management and service provisioning on AXOS…now that’s Active Ethernet reimagined

The fastest, simplest, and most efficient solution that minimizes operational impacts while accelerating time-to-market capabilities.

Introducing a Gigabit Ethernet line card solution that simplifies operations and accelerates AE service deployments

The combination of the AXOS platform and the ONT management capabilities delivered by the GE-24 r2 line card is unmatched and will deliver simplicity, a “just like PON” service management and provisioning experience and true differentiation to the marketplace.

The new AXOS Gigabit Ethernet GE-24 r2 line card future proofs Active Ethernet with:

  • Rapid deployment of high-density business and residential services
  • Simplified network operations through consolidation of back-office servers 
  • Optimized service delivery with enhanced diagnostic capabilities 

High Density Point-to-Point Ethernet

  • 24 GE ports
  • 4x10GE uplinks for transport
  • Up to 48 Active Ethernet ONTs per 1RU chassis

IP Services with Active Ethernet ONTs

  • L2 Triple Play Services (Voice/Data/Video)
  • MEF compliant business services
  • ONT Discovery, Local DHCP/TFTP server functionality

Are you ready to power your networks to 10G and beyond?

The AXOS E7-2 is ready to help you deploy 10G services with its NGPON2 / XGS-PON line card solution.


Looking to deploy 10G PON solutions?

Learn more about the Calix End-to-End “10G PON and Beyond” Portfolio of Solutions.


It's time to deploy 10G PON

New technology like Google’s Stadia and Facebook’s Oculus VR are rapidly driving up the bandwidth in homes, and increasing the strain on the PON and the network. Analysts indicate that we will see a significant increase in the deployment of 10G PON this year and beyond. Listen to this webinar to learn the latest on 10G PON and beyond technology options, as well as details on best practices for deployment.


The fastest, simplest, and most efficient aggregation solution for your access network

The E7-2 10GE-12 line card brings high density aggregation and transport flexibility to support 10GE business and residential services

Each AXOS 10GE-12 card provides twelve SFP+ ports

that can be used to: 

  • Build 10GE access rings
  • Aggregate Calix E7-2, E3, C7 and E5 systems
  • Provide business services and point-to- point Ethernet
  • Provide additional transport capacity
  • Delivers advanced AXOS capabilities 

Twelve SFP+ ports

  • Build 10GE access rings
  • Aggregate Calix E7, E3, C7 and E5 systems
  • Provide business services and point-to-point Ethernet
  • Provide additional transport capacity

Two XFP ports

QSFP-DD port

  • Expansion capability for up 8x10GE or 40GE optical

AXOS Customers:
Building the simplified network of the future to accelerate business


Auburn Essential Services automates and simplifies FTTX deployment capabilities and network operations

“AXOS is what we had hoped for in a maturing platform that is consistently stable and reliable—characteristics that our customers have come to expect from AES. We've deployed AXOS E7-2 systems and they have already proved to us that they are ready for primetime.”

  —Chris Schweitzer, General Manager

Federated increases bandwidth and capacity without costly network upgrades

Federated Telephone Cooperative shares how they leveraged the Calix Aggregation Solution and Professional Services to meet their growing subscriber bandwidth demands.

One of North Dakota's fastest networks ups the ante on a next-generation multigigabit network

Thanks to a next-generation access network built on AXOS, MLGC is rolling out 5-Gigabit service to subscribers and laying the foundation to upgrade to 10-Gigabit with the Calix Intelligent Access EDGE and Revenue EDGE solution.

ReadiTech deploys 10G service, turns up subscribers in record time with the Intelligent Access EDGE

Dickey Rural Networks subsidiary growing rapidly with the Intelligent Access EDGE and the unique platform that enables lightning fast turn up to deliver an unmatched subscriber experience 83 percent faster than industry averages.


Leading the next wave of innovation and operational transformation


ReadiTech deploys 10G service, turns up subscribers in record time with the Intelligent Access EDGE

Dickey Rural Networks subsidiary growing rapidly with the Intelligent Access EDGE and the unique platform that enables lightning fast turn up to deliver an unmatched subscriber experience 83 percent faster than industry averages.

ETEX becomes the catalyst for rural learning across East Texas

With a state-of-the-art 10G fiber network built on the Intelligent Access EDGE solution, ETEX is extending critical broadband services to 16 school districts across multiple counties in east Texas.

Jade Communications saves 45 percent on capital expenditures with Intelligent Access EDGE

In addition to massive savings in up-front costs, the southern Colorado regional service provider simplifies their service turn-up and provisioning with the Calix AXOS platform, providing an always-on experience that boosts brand image and the customer experience.


Cruzio looks to AXOS to automate its BSS/OSS systems and future-proof its network

“…we must stay nimble, and our partnership with Calix allows us to focus on our subscribers while finding new ways to drive down costs and improve our efficiencies”

--Peggy Dolgenos, CEO and Co-Founder of Cruzio


3 Rivers Communications simplifies their active ethernet business and operations

“The AXOS platform with its software-defined access has improved our day-to-day operations. Its easier to integrate our OSS/BSS into that platform and we’ve gained operational efficiencies in software upgrades without interfering with our subscribers’ experience.”

  --Leo Brady, Network Supervisor


AXOS continues to increase innovation and speed deployment

“We were not only surprised by the speed of our first integration…we were thrilled by how much easier it is for us to maintain…”

“We were surprised when we integrated the E9-2 System in four weeks…”

--Garrick Russell, COO and President of GLDS  


Network Edge Innovation Tech Talks

Learn how to simplify your operations and network and win against the competition. Join the Calix team and special invited customers as we share strategies to innovate and automate at the Network Edge. We'll share customer experiences, industry trends, information about new technologies and solutions that put you on the path to the autonomous network.


AXOS Calix E7-2 Intelligent Modular System

  • North America’s most widely deployed access system.
  • Carrier Class AXOS GPON/XGS-PON/NG-PON2 Layer 2 services.
  • High density copper/fiber solutions for outside plant.
  • Modular architecture with integrated transport and subscriber interfaces.
  • Pay-as-you-succeed model.

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Looking for EXA E7-2 Line Cards? You can find them here. 

Key Features

System Innovation

  • Scalable from 1RU to 10RU 20 line cards enabling service providers to meet service demands from low density to high density
  • Temperature hardened for installation in remote cabinets

Fiber Innovation

  • 100G Backplane ready for technologies such as 10G PON
  • GPON scaling from 4 to 320 Ports in a single managed system
  • Active Ethernet scaling from 12 to 480  ports in a single managed system
  • Integrated transport and aggregation enabling service providers to meet varied access network demands

The E7-2 enables service providers to transform their networks to AXOS.  The first AXOS line card for the E7-2 is listed below.  Check here frequently to see what’s available or click here to request more details.


Want to automate, simplify and instrument your network with an AXOS Software Defined Access platform?
We can help.


AXOS can help boost your service velocity, eliminate service disruptions and reduce operational complexity with its software defined architecture. AXOS will change forever the way you operate your access network and help accelerate your business.


How would you like to have a virtual technician on-site without having to initiate a truck roll? The AXOS Diagnostics Toolbox addresses all of your service troubleshooting needs.


How do I streamline my operations and improve the subscriber experience?

Calix Services is your trusted partner to help accelerate your deployment, upskill your team and empower your operations

Our mission is to help you succeed by enabling you with the expertise and tools to streamline your processes and help your team excel. We’re the extension of your operations team you always wanted so that you can scale your operations and keep service availability and customer satisfaction high.

AXOS Deployment Services

Calix Professional Services can help you with the design, turn up and integration of your new AXOS network. We help you ramp fast witl less risk and guaranteed results. FInd out more about the complete portfolio.

Education Services for AXOS

Calix Education Services has put together a comprehensive AXOS learning path curriculum and a flexile subscription approach to help upskill your employees. 

Remote Monitoring Service

Radically change your operational approach to be more proactive with Calix Remote Monitoring Service. Find out more and get a demo now. 


See how Calix experts are your innovation partners for solutions and services delivered on the AXOS E7-2 system.

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