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GigaSpire BLAST Family

Right-sized systems for every home.
It’s all coming together. ​

Offered exclusively by service providers​

GigaSpire BLAST Family

Right-sized systems for every home. It's all coming together.

Offered exclusively by service providers

The future of the customer premises is found in the most advanced EDGE Systems on the market

Calix GigaSpire BLAST

Your subscribers used to look to the consumer electronics industry for cutting edge technology. Now, cutting edge only comes from you.

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Give your subscribers the Ultimate
Wi-Fi experience. It’s a BLAST!

Calix now offers a full portfolio of GigaSpire BLAST systems, giving service providers the flexibility to offer the ideal system, based on their subscribers’ unique requirements.​

All GigaSpire BLAST systems deliver the Ultimate Wi-Fi experience and feature:

  • Unmatched Wi-Fi performance and coverage, thanks to the latest and greatest 'Wi-Fi 6' technology (802.11ax)
  • Always-on operation, making network disruptions a thing of the past
  • Advanced instrumentation and analytics, to ensure optimal performance for all connected devices
 
 

Turn the subscriber edge into your Revenue EDGE

Deploy the new services of today and the future

 

Awards, customer wins and webinars​

Learn how service providers are using Calix EDGE Systems
to elevate the subscriber experience

 

Pioneer elevates the subscriber experience with Calix solutions

Oklahoma-based cooperative is elevating its member experience on three fronts; by addressing the quality of their service interactions and satisfaction levels, by improving Wi-Fi coverage and throughput, and by gearing up for the smart home.

A new tier of ALLO Wi-Fi experience featuring the ALLO Blast, powered by Calix EXOS

With this launch, ALLO leaps ahead of the competition as the first communications service providers (CSPs) in its region to launch a carrier-exclusive Wi-Fi 6 system. The Blast enables ALLO to provide residential and small business subscribers with the ultimate managed Wi-Fi experience, including massive coverage expansion and increases in bandwidth. 

Calix GigaSpire elevates the experience with fully managed Wi-Fi 6 connectivity

Five Area Telephone Cooperative in Muleshoe, Texas deploys GigaSpire(TM) and Calix Support Cloud in numerous Northwest-Texas communities with fully managed Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. The rural cooperative is elevating the subscriber experience to the industry’s ultimate Wi-Fi connection while delivering future proof services with two new plans.

Calix GigaSpire helps WCTA deliver unparalleled broadband experiences

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 campaign receives recognition as the best Vendor Marketing Award for 2019.

CommandIQ ™ App

Control at your subscribers' fingertips

The CommandIQ™ 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!

 

How does it work?

The CommandIQ™ App requires EXOS and works with both GigaCenter and GigaSpire BLAST systems

To experience the CommandIQ™ App, pair it with the Calix GigaSpire BLAST or GigaCenter 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.​

 

Deliver the experience your subscribers deserve with EDGE Systems

Calix offers a wide range of GigaSpire BLAST systems to meet different subscriber needs​.​

GigaSpire BLAST u12X

Change the game with the world's best subscriber experience

The GigaSpire BLAST u12X (formerly the GigaSpire MAX) is a new generation EDGE 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.

Product attributes

  • 12x12 Wi-Fi 6 antenna array, with 8x8 @ 5 GHz and 4x4 @ 2.4 GHz​​

  • 1 x GigE LAN port​​

  • 1 x GigE WAN port​​

  • Managed by Calix Support Cloud​

GigaSpire BLAST u12

Deliver the best Wi-Fi coverage

The Calix GigaSpire BLAST u12 is a new generation EDGE System that integrates the latest and greatest ‘Wi-Fi 6’ technology (802.11ax).

Product attributes

  • 12x12 Wi-Fi 6 antenna array, with 8x8 @ 5 GHz and 4x4 @ 2.4 GHz​​

  • 1 x GigE LAN port​​

  • 1 x GigE WAN port​​

  • Managed by Calix Support Cloud

GigaSpire BLAST u6.1 coming soon...

Deliver amazing Wi-Fi coverage, with support for hard-wired connectivity​

The GigaSpire BLAST u6.1 is a new generation EDGE System that integrates the latest and greatest ‘Wi-Fi 6’ technology (802.11ax).​

Product attributes​

  • 6x6 Wi-Fi 6 antenna array, with 4x4 @ 5 GHz and 2x2 @ 2.4 GHz​

  • 4 x GigE LAN ports​

  • 1 x GigE WAN port​

  • 2 x POTS ports​

  • Managed by Calix Support Cloud​

GigaSpire BLAST u6.2 coming soon...

Combine increased throughput with amazing Wi-Fi coverage and support for hard-wired connectivity​

The GigaSpire BLAST u6.2 is a new generation EDGE System that integrates the latest and greatest ‘Wi-Fi 6’ technology (802.11ax).​

Product attributes​

  • 6x6 Wi-Fi 6 antenna array, with 4x4 @ 5 GHz and 2x2 @ 2.4 GHz​

  • 4 x GigE LAN ports​

  • 1 x 2.5 GigE WAN port​

  • 2 x POTS ports​

  • Managed by Calix Support Cloud

GigaSpire Systems

GigaSpire BLAST u12X GIgaSpire BLAST u12 GigaSpire BLAST u6.1 (coming soon) GigaSpire BLAST u6.2 (coming soon)

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

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Ethernet WAN: 100/1000/2500 BASE-T (auto-negotiating)

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No

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

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2.4 GHz Wi-Fi

4x4 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)

4x4 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)

2x2 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) 2x2 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)​

5 GHz Wi-Fi

8x8 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)

8x8 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)

4x4 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)​ 4x4 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)​

USB 3.0 (Type A)

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

Yes

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No No

Built-in Alexa Voice Recognition

Yes

No

No No

Enhanced PuF security

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes
WAN Ethernet Ethernet Ethernet Ethernet

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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 BLAST systems. 

 

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

 

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