Calix to Host Global FSAN Quarterly Meeting in Silicon Valley Feb. 17-21

Calix to Host Global FSAN Quarterly Meeting in Silicon Valley Feb. 17-21 
Next Generation PON Technology Specifications to Be Advanced at the
First Member Meeting of 2014 
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/12/14 --  Calix, Inc. (NYSE:
CALX) today announced the company will host the first 2014 Quarterly
Meeting for the Full Service Access Network (FSAN) organization, a
group of more than 80 leading global telecommunications service
providers, equipment manufacturers, and testing labs, with the
mission to drive applicable standards and new technical
specifications for Passive Optical Networks (PON) services and
products. Calix, a two-time host of the event, will kick-off the
meeting at the San Jose Convention Center on Mon., Feb. 17, and host
participants throughout the remainder of the week. 
"As a key contributor to the FSAN organization since 2001, Calix has
collaborated closely with the group as they defined specifications
for BPON, GPON, and now, the next generation PON technologies," said
Hal Roberts, Calix Standards Bodies Lead and representative to FSAN.
"We are honored to host the first meeting of 2014 in the Silicon
Valley, the world-renowned cradle of innovation for technology and a
fitting location for defining the future of advanced broadband
networks. We look forward to participating in this week's meetings,
and fostering the advancement of the next generation of fiber access
technologies around the world." 
During the week-long meeting, FSAN members will continue work on Next
Generation Passive Optical Network 2 (NG-PON2) specifications. With
much progress already complete, the group will focus on finalizing
NG-PON2 specifications supporting 40 Gigabit asymmetrical and
symmetrical access services for both residential and business
subscribers in a manner that enables a "pay-as-you-grow" model. Upon
completion, FSAN members will contribute results to the International
Telecommunication Union (ITU), which will issue recommendations
defining the official standards for NG-PON2 architecture and
technology. 
"With some of the world's most successful operators, equipment
manufacturers, and independent test labs as part of the FSAN
organization, we look forward to this important meeting in the heart
of Silicon Valley," said Martin Carroll, Distinguished Member of
Technical Staff at Verizon, Chairman of FSAN. "We have made
considerable progress to date and are working toward finalizing
specifications for next generation PON technology standardization,
giving the industry a clear path to more advanced, highly capable
broadband access networks."  
FSAN membership includes some of the largest telecommunications
providers in the world, including, AT&T, Bell Canada, British
Telecom, CenturyLink, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom,
Chunghwa Telecom, CTBC, Deutsche Telekom, du, ETISALAT, Korea
Telecom, Kuwait MOC, NTT, Orange, Portugal Telecom, SaskTel, SK
Telecom/SK Broadband, Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Telekom Malaysia,
Telstra, TELUS, Verizon, and Vodafone. Also participating in the
Silicon Valley meetings will be FSAN's newest members, Comcast and
Cox Communications. 
About FSAN 
The Full Service Access Network (FSAN) Group is an interest group for
the world's leading telecommunications services providers,
independent test labs, and equipment suppliers to work toward a
common goal of truly broadband fiber access networks. FSAN has more
than 80 member companies from around the globe representing the
implementers, manufacturers, and test houses for PON systems. For
more information, visit http://fsanweb.com/. 
About Calix 
Calix (NYSE: CALX) is a global leader in access innovation. Its
Unified Access portfolio of broadband communications access systems
and software enables communications service providers worldwide to
transform their networks and become the broadband provider of choice
to their subscribers. For more information, visit the Calix website
at www.calix.com.  
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Neila Matheny
707-766-3512
Neila.matheny@calix.com 
 
 
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