Calix E7-2

Easily enable copper to fiber transformation.

Calix E7-2

E7-2 Modular Access System

The Calix E7-2 Modular Chassis allows you to deploy the bandwidth you need now, with the flexibility to easily keep pace with accelerating change. Each E7-2 is a modular two-slot, 1RU chassis with a 100 Gbps non-blocking backplane that delivers any mix of VDSL2, GPON, Active Ethernet / point-to-point gigabit Ethernet, 10GE, and GE services. The result: a simple, cost-effective network architecture that delivers advanced services and expanded network capacity when you need it - where you need it - in 1RU increments. This approach produces superior operational efficiencies without sacrificing deployment flexibility or service functionality - allowing service providers to focus on revenue generating, game changing service delivery opportunities.

Calix E7-2

  • Pay-as-You-Grow model – make the business case work from day one
  • Easily enables Copper to Fiber Transformation
  • Carrier Class System supporting access network transport and aggregation
  • Pay-as-you-grow model – Industry leading Density in 1RU

GigaFamily Premises Deployment Options

For deployments worldwide.


T-Series ONT Options

For most international deployments.

T-Series ONTs

P-Series ONT Options

For most North American deployments.

P-Series ONTs

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

Copper Innovation

  • VDSL2 System Level vectoring up to 384 subscriber ports ensuring all subscribers get the best service possible
  • 96 Ports of System level vectoring without additional hardware, saving both space and capital expense
  • 8 Pair DMT bonding to enable high bandwidth copper services as well as copper transport
  • Supports integrated splitters, integrated VoIP or data only ensuring to enable service providers to determine the best and most efficient voice delivery method for them

E7-2 Related Information

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