Calix Networks has announced the launch of a few fiber access product for the residential cable market that allows operators to deliver 1 Gbps speeds using DOCSIS provisioning of GPON (DpoG) technology. Texas-based Grande Communications is the first cable provider to deploy the new service.
Longmont, Colo.-based municipal electric and broadband utility Longmont Power & Communications (LPC) is moving ahead with its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) plan leveraging Calix's GPON gear.
Calix reported that its first-quarter 2014 revenues were $85.8 million, down 5.2 percent year-over-year from $90.5 million in the first quarter of 2013 due to what it said was a slower cycle of sales in the quarter.
TDS Telecom has put the final touches on a broadband stimulus project near Au Train and Chatham in Michigan, bringing service to nearly 1,300 homes thanks to an $8.6 million United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) grant.
Calix, Alcatel-Lucent and ADTRAN will continue to benefit from the U.S. Tier 3 service providers that are upgrading their existing copper plant to support VDSL2 or building out fiber to the home (FTTH), says Infonetics.
Calix's fourth-quarter 2013 revenue rose 3 percent year-over-year to $94 million, up from $91.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2012 and meeting the preliminary results it revealed in January.
Calix warned that Q4 2013 revenue will be 3.6 percent to 8 percent lower than it initially forecast due to slower than expected sales to service providers.
Calix reported that Q3 2013 revenue rose 27 percent to $103.6 million, up from $81.3 million in Q3 2012 due to an uptick in its Unified Access portfolio products to both domestic and international service provider customers.
CenturyLink has named Calix as the GPON supplier for its 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the home pilot in Omaha, Neb.
Calix reported that a jump in sales put its Q2 2013 revenue at $94.4 million, up 20 percent year-over-year from Q2 2012. The vendor said the rise in revenue was due to strong growth with both domestic Tier 1, 2, and 3 telcos and international service providers.