ATLANTA, Ga. -- Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced that Columbus International Inc. (Columbus), a leading telecommunications provider in the Caribbean and Latin America regions, has selected the Calix E7 Ethernet Service Access Platforms (ESAPs) and 836GE Residential Services Gateways (RSGs) to expand its fiber initiatives in the region. These gigabit services capable networks will leverage GPON and point-to-point gigabit Ethernet technologies in greenfield and overbuild environments to deliver digital voice, managed IP video, and advanced data services to residences and businesses. Fiber-based services utilizing the E7-2 modular ESAP and E7-20 multi-terabit ESAP have already been deployed on the islands of Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago to service Columbus' residential customers under its Flow brand and business customers under the brand Columbus Business Solutions. The deployment will expand to other countries that Columbus serves as demand for advanced broadband services grows.
Columbus has been updating and expanding its existing infrastructure and network in Barbados with fiber to deliver more bandwidth-intensive services. In addition to the flexibility of the Calix E7s, the Calix Management System (CMS) easily interoperates with existing back-office systems, delivering a number of internal efficiencies in subscriber activation and provisioning.
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