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Not available in retail. World's most powerful smart home system.​​

One system to rule them all

The future of the customer premises is here

Calix GigaSpire

Historically, consumers have looked to the consumer electronics industry for cutting edge technology. Now, cutting edge comes only from you.


See how the Millers reaped the benefits of having one smart home system that provides Wi-Fi connectivity, features built-in Alexa functionality, and supports a variety of IoT devices.

Elevate your brand.
Elevate your relationships.

The new Calix GigaSpire MAX and GigaSpire BLAST are not typical residential gateways; they are premium smart home systems featuring:

  • Unmatched Wi-Fi performance and coverage, thanks to the latest and greatest 'Wi-Fi 6' technology (802.11ax)
  • Cutting-edge security, with Physical Unclonable Functions (PUF) built in to the hardware
  • Always-on operation, making network disruptions a thing of the past
  • Advanced instrumentation and analytics, to ensure optimal performance for all connected devices

The GigaSpire MAX also features built-in Alexa functionality and support for universal Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, making it a world’s first!


Awards, customer wins and webinars​

Learn more about the Calix GigaSpire and the Smart Home and Business solution

Pioneer generates a 59-fold profit on campaign investment

Oklahoma-based cooperative is elevating its member experience by not only gearing up for it’s smart home business, but also addressing the quality of their service interactions and satisfaction levels by leveraging Calix Marketing Cloud’s unique behavioral insights combined with Calix Support Cloud.

Our customers deliver an unparalleled broadband experience with the Calix GigaSpire

Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association (WCTA) has selected the GigaSpire BLAST, the industry’s first Wi-Fi 6 system available exclusively to communications service providers, as the centerpiece of its smart home offering. 

Calix Marketing awarded second consecutive "Best in Class" award from BMMA

Calix Smart Home and Business campaign was selected for the 2019 Vendor Marketing Award.​

Webinar Replay - Learnings from the Early Smart Home Journey

We’ve worked with over 50 service providers in the past few months on their path to elevating subscriber experience and owning the smart home.

Calix Smart Home App

Control at your subscribers' fingertips

The Calix Smart Home App, powered by EXOS, is a critical empowerment tool for the subscriber experience. A simple 5-step onboarding process allows your customers to see devices connected to the home network, set-up a guest network for visitors, implement profiles to toggle devices off/on, control devices and more!


NEW! The Calix Smart Home App now works with EXOS and GigaCenters

How does it work?

To experience the Calix Smart Home App, pair it with Calix GigaSpires or GigaCenters and EXOS to get started today.

CAF Performance Testing, leveraging Speedtest® by Ookla®​

How can we help with your CAF Performance Testing?

Calix GigaSpire powered by EXOS, together with Calix Support Cloud, leveraging Speedtest® by Ookla®, offers service providers a simple and cost-effective solution to meet CAF performance testing requirements.​

No additional equipment. No truck rolls. No third-party involvement.​

NEW with 19.2!

  • Select your own Ookla Speedtest Server

  • Get assistance with your pre-testing protocols and implementation 

  • Coming Fall 2019 Testing will be available with deployed GigaCenters


Deliver the smart home experience your subscribers deserve

Calix offers the most advanced smart home systems on the market​.​

GigaSpire MAX

Change the game with the world's best smart home system​

The Calix GigaSpire MAX is a new generation smart home system that integrates the latest and greatest technologies into a single device, including built-in Alexa functionality‘Wi-Fi 6’ technology (802.11ax), and support for universal Internet of Things (IoT) protocols.

Physical interfaces

  • 1 GigE LAN port and 1 GigE WAN port
  • 1 USB 3.0 (Type A)

Product attributes

  • Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) support, with 8x8 @ 5 GHz and 4x4 @ 2.4 GHz
  • Multi-Gigabit service capable
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 services
  • Managed by Calix Support Cloud
  • Universal IoT (Bluetooth Low Energy, Zigbee 3.0 & Z-Wave Pro)
  • Built-in Alexa Voice Recognition

GigaSpire BLAST

Delivering the best Wi-Fi coverage, with enhanced security

The Calix GigaSpire BLAST is a new generation smart home system that integrates the latest and greatest ‘Wi-Fi 6’ technology (802.11ax) with enhanced security for a superior user experience.

Physical interfaces

  • 1 GigE LAN port and 1 GigE WAN port (both multi-rate 10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet, auto-negotiating)
  • USB 3.0 (Type A) host interface for additional connectivity or to connect portable storage devices

Product attributes

  • Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) support, with 8x8 @ 5 GHz and 4x4 @ 2.4 GHz
  • Multi-Gigabit service capable
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 services
  • Managed by Calix Cloud 

Calix GigaSpire MAX and GigaSpire BLAST ​  

GigaCenter MAX

GigaCenter BLAST

10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet LAN (auto-negotiating)



2.4 GHz Wi-Fi

4x4 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)

4x4 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)

5 GHz Wi-Fi

8x8 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)

8x8 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)




USB 3.0 (Type A)



Universal IoT (BLE, Zigabee 3.0 & Z-Wave Pro)



Built-in Alexa Voice Recognition



Enhanced PuF security



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Get a quick tour of the Calix Smart Home, shot live at ConneXions 2018 in Las Vegas. Greg Owens, Product Marketing Director, explains the benefits of the new Calix GigaSpire in this short (3-minute) video.


Consumers want Wi-Fi to work everywhere, with every device

Improved connectivity meets incredible convenience

Calix GigaMesh

Plug and play. Literally.

The Calix GigaMesh is a high performance Wi-Fi satellite that comes in a small, convenient form factor. Just plug it in and enjoy ubiquitous Wi-Fi in every part of your home, thanks to:​

  • Wave 2, 802.11ac 5 GHz Wi-Fi technology, incorporating 2x2 multi-user multiple-input and multiple-output (MU-MIMO) with beamforming; ​

  • the latest Wi-Fi radios, transmitting at the maximum allowable regulatory limits​

  • 4x4 Wi-Fi streams (2x2 @ 2.4 GHz and 2x2 @ 5 GHz)​

  • 1.2 Gbps of total service bandwidth​

  • differentiated quality of service (QoS) as well as isolation between the services​

  • support for both band steering and network-assisted node steering (following the 802.11k, 802.11r and 802.11v standards)​

The Calix GigaMesh is optimized for interoperability with the GigaSpire MAX and GigaSpire BLAST. 


25% of subscribers have already adopted
Smart Home technologies

Are you ready to re-invent what
‘smart home’ means for your subscribers?


It’s time to elevate your technology, your relationships,
your services, and your brand.


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