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GigaSpire BLAST systems

Delivering the experiences your subscribers deserve

By deploying a powerful EDGE System, powered by an intelligent premises operating system (EXOS), you can offer your subscribers a BLAST Ultimate Wi-Fi Experience alongside appealing new services and applications.

Leading security

The latest hardware and automatic software updates provide improved security to ensure subscribers are safe.

Intelligent mesh

"Plug & Play" with Intelligent Mesh.  The latest mesh technology extends the ultimate Wi-Fi to hard to reach corners of your subscribers’ homes.    

Lightning fast

No lag and no downtime with Multi-user, Multi-input, Multi-output (MU-MIMO tech) with 8 streams of data simultaneously.​


Carrier class

Reliable and managed by you through Calix Support Cloud, creating an optimal experience for the whole family.

Consumer design

Options with a minimalist, consumer design allow for branded systems placed in the living room of even the most design-conscious subscriber.​

Optimized price performance

Multiple configuration options for apartments to sprawling homes to meet subscriber needs.

Cutting edge

Deliver a growing selection of applications powered by a flexible operating system, enhancing everything for the connected life from parental controls to the latest in network security and more.​

Ultimate performance

With Dual-band Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) subscribers can experience the most advanced Wi-Fi bandwidth everywhere in the home.

GigaSpire BLAST u6

Deliver ultimate Wi-Fi coverage and throughput

Our most powerful WI-Fi 6 system, the BLAST u6 delivers lightning-fast speed, four (4) LAN ports, integrated voice services, and the ability to deliver superior throughput and complete coverage to every part of your subscribers’ homes.​​

GigaSpire BLAST u4

It’s small, stylish, and packs a punch​

With its minimalist, compact design the BLAST u4 provides cost-effective delivery of powerful Wi-Fi 6 technology. It's ideal for subscribers looking for..." to "With the BLAST u4, you are now ready to support all subscribers—from those living in studio apartments to expansive homes.


The power of the platform

Reduce integration times

Powering all EDGE Systems is EXOS, a scalable, container-based platform that allows you to significantly reduces the time required for evaluation, testing, integration, and deployment of new systems.

“We have heard horror stories from other service providers taking months and—in some cases—years to provision and deploy new systems. However, the end-to-end Revenue EDGE solution has allowed us to move faster. Since deploying the original GigaSpire systems, we have seen our churn and service calls decrease considerably, and now with the new BLAST u6, we are getting to market in a matter of hours.”

—Josh Wehe, director of network operations for Jade Communications.


Also, read our latest blog on the power of the platform.


In the Home and In Control.

Choosing the right BLAST system for your subscribers is only the beginning. BLAST systems are the foundation of the Revenue EDGE, a solution designed to deliver value-added, managed services that will delight your subscribers.

You can think of the Revenue EDGE as a storefront that allows you to offer compelling applications—including the EDGE Suites—that will result in an improved experience for your subscribers and additional revenue for you.


Targeted campaigns and turn-key assets

Built for immediate impact

With an entire system of branded assets and marketing campaigns around the BLAST ultimate Wi-Fi Experience, Revenue EDGE Enablement empowers you to get in the home and create a digital storefront where you can sell Revenue EDGE key offerings and services.

Target subscribers with the most effective messaging through the power of our compelling go-to-market materials and insights from Calix Marketing Cloud.

Combined with marketing consults and playbooks, Calix is there every step of the way.


Robust, reliable, and simple home network security solution adds another layer of protection​

Want to help consumers who are concerned about the security of their home networks?​

Integrating security into the residential gateway creates real differentiation

New Calix whitepaper provides details on the importance of network security, explores some of the options available for securing the home network, and outlines the opportunities that exists for service providers.​

Protect your subscribers from cyber threats with comprehensive security controls​

As part of the Revenue EDGE solution, Calix offers a comprehensive set of security features that ensure subscribers are given the highest levels of protection possible.​

Consumer data builds strong case for security and privacy controls

Calix partnered with Moor Insights & Strategy to measure consumer perceptions about online security, privacy, and parental controls.

Findings from consumer research are critical for your business

Results from consumer research provide important insights for service providers looking to offer online security, privacy, and parental control solutions.

Awards, customer wins and webinars​

Learn how service providers are using Calix EDGE Systems
to elevate the subscriber experience

GVTC improves member loyalty by 25 percent with Calix Managed Wi-Fi 6 and Revenue EDGE


“Last year, our operational efficiency and member experience allowed us to break records with the capital we returned to our members, and this Calix Revenue EDGE partnership has us on track to repeat that in 2020."

—Ritchie Sorrells, president and CEO for GVTC

Jade cuts integration time to one day, transforming its go-to-market strategy


“We knew immediately when Calix launched the Revenue EDGE that it would be critical to our growth, and it has helped us shift our core focus from operational delivery to subscriber experience delivery...now with the new BLAST u6, we are getting to market in a matter of hours.”

—Josh Wehe, director of network operations for Jade Communications

Subscribers in southeast Georgia receive best-in-market Wi-Fi 6 service


"With Calix, our subscribers get the ultimate Wi-Fi 6 system on the market, all managed through the cloud. We anticipate that managed Wi-Fi adoption rates will continue to accelerate, and since the BLAST u6 installations are so seamless, we know we can get them up and running with ease."

—Dustin Durden, general manager for the Pineland Telephone Cooperative

RTC delivers the ultimate managed Wi-Fi 6 experience


"The out of box experience of competing products was enticing but eventually fell short, as the Calix solution delivers the insights and seamless management capabilities necessary to ensure that we elevate the subscriber experience."

—Phil Erli, chief executive officer for Ringgold Telephone Company


Ultimate Wi-Fi deserves the ultimate app

CommandIQ™ is a critical empowerment tool for the subscriber experience. Subscribers should be strongly encouraged to download CommandIQ. Once they realize its functionality–allowing them to quickly onboard their BLAST systems, view their connected devices, run speed tests, set-up a guest network for visitors, implement profiles for parental control, establish screen time limits, and more–they’ll wonder how they survived without it.

CommandIQ also reduces help desk calls, results in a better overall experience, and provides you with a new social channel for communicating with subscribers. Use Mobile Notifications to cost-effectively market new services and send notifications directly to your subscribers' hands; cutting through the noise of other messaging.    


Other compelling value-added applications

EDGE Services

Why stop at the edge of the home? Owning the subscriber experience provides the opportunity to gain insights to better serve subscribers, get them up and running faster, and keep competitors far away.

Alexa Voice Services

CAF Performance Testing

Advanced technology designed to enhance the subscriber experience​​

BLAST Intelligent Mesh: Enhancing the Ultimate Wi-Fi experience

Why BLAST Intelligent Mesh?

A great mesh Wi-Fi experience requires more than just maximizing Wi-Fi radio signal strength between the Wi-Fi access point and client devices.

BLAST Intelligent Mesh delivers the needed bandwidth to all the home’s devices throughout the day, adjusting in real-time as new devices are discovered and move throughout the home.

Your subscribers deserve the ultimate experience​

  • Easier connectivity: Devices connect easily throughout the home.​

  • Seamless handoffs: Wi-Fi experience is continuously optimized, even as devices move throughout the home.​

  • Consistent experience: Real-time adjustments, in response to a constantly changing Wi-Fi environment, are made automatically.​

How does BLAST Intelligent Mesh work?​

Ready to go Full BLAST?

Visit our BLAST Ultimate Wi-Fi page to find out how our Wi-Fi systems are improving the internet experiences of families, work from home professionals, and gamers.     


It’s time to elevate your technology, your relationships,
your services, and your brand.


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