Calix bucked the seasonal trend that has plagued other members of the telecom ecosystem as the vendor's Q1 2013 revenues rose 15.3 percent year-over-year revenue to $90.5 million.
GPON equipment sales for Fiber to the Home networks were an anomaly in Q4 2012, one that was arguably a weak quarter for last mile wireline access gear.
Calix reported that Q4 2012 revenues rose 12.5 percent sequentially to $91.4 million but remained flat year-over-year.
VDSL2 may be still be the new kid on the DSL service block, but at a time when telcos are looking for more economical ways to deliver higher speed residential broadband data and video, it is an attractive option that more telcos are turning to in their existing markets while building out FTTH in Greenfield markets.
Calix on Thursday won a slight victory as the access vendor reported that Q3 revenue rose 3 percent sequentially to $81.3 million.
Carriers are still making good money on their fixed broadband networks and services, but they're in a financial bind when it comes time to spend money to upgrade and/or improve those networks.
Calix on Monday appointed Kevin DeNuccio as the latest member of its Board of Directors.
In news that will not shatter the earth, the Calix U.S. Rural Broadband Report showed that video streaming represented over 62 percent of all downstream traffic on rural networks in the second quarter, and that new technologies like VDSL2 vectoring and bonding "generated a growing proportion of this traffic."
Calix on Wednesday signed a deal to acquire Ericsson's fiber access assets, including the EDA 1500 GPON Optical Line Terminal (ONT) and complementary optical network terminal (ONT) portfolios.
Telecommunications equipment supplier Calix Inc, as largely expected, reported Tuesday disappointing second-quarter financial results for the three-month period ended June 30.