PON Deployments: 3 Key Steps You Can Take to Future Proof Your Network

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ISE Podcast, Calix, PON Deployments to Future Proof

In this podcast, we’ll discuss the steps and considerations that service providers can take to ensure the network is not only ready for today’s subscriber needs and demands but also for the future of broadband demand. We’ll look at the many options available, particularly focusing on the options that claim to make upgrades very simple.

Join us for this podcast to hear about PON technologies and upgrading from GPON to the next PON. Also, learn more about access network architectures and how smart choices made at the time of every upgrade can significantly improve your ability to simplify the network and your next upgrade.

Topics of discussion:

  • 10G PON, 25G PON and 50G PON, are they ready for deployment?
  • Should service providers be focused on a multi-protocol module, or combi-PON, to upgrade from GPON to XGS-PON? What impact does it have on PON deployments?
  • Aggregation is the key area that has been affected by the increased bandwidth, but are there other areas in the network architecture that service providers should focus on to simplify their network architecture or ensure it’s ready for the future?

To learn more about Calix and PON Solutions, visit Calix’s website: calix.com/solutions/technologies/10g-pon-solutions

With guest Teresa McGaughey, AVP, Access and Field Marketing, Calix

Teresa McGaughey, Calix

Teresa has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry with a focus on the access network in software development, product management, sales and marketing, as well as a patent in router on a chip technology. She has extensive knowledge on what it takes to make networks work and a global perspective on them. Teresa holds a BS in Computer Science and at Calix she is currently Area Vice President of Access and Field Marketing.


Calix cloud and software platforms enable service providers of all types and sizes to innovate and transform. Our customers utilize the real-time data and insights from Calix platforms to simplify their businesses and deliver experiences that excite their subscribers. The resulting growth in subscriber acquisition, loyalty and revenue creates more value for their businesses and communities. This is the Calix mission, to enable communications service providers of all sizes to simplify, excite and grow.


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