MoCA Welcomes Calix as Newest Member

San Ramon, California, UNITED STATES


SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 24, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Calix, the largest telecom equipment supplier focused solely on access solutions for broadband service delivery, has joined MoCA (r) as an Associate member. The company's Unified Access Infrastructure provides service providers with a wide range of innovative access platforms that enable the delivery of any service over any media at the lowest cost.

Calix is the leading provider of fiber to the premises (FTTP) solutions to North American service providers. The company is also the worldwide leader in gigabit passive optical network (GPON) optical network terminal (ONT) revenue, according to a recent report by the Dell'Oro Group.

"Service providers deploying FTTP have found that a major cost, as well as opportunity, for service differentiation lies in how they choose to address home network wiring," said Geoff Burke, Calix's marketing director. "By joining forces with MoCA, Calix can provide its customers with a standards-based, comprehensive, and reliable whole home solution using pre- existing coaxial cabling."

"Calix' stellar reputation among service providers reinforces MoCA's long held position as interoperable with all forms of network access including fiber, copper or coax, DSL, Ethernet or GPON," said Charles Cerino, president of MoCA. "Their advanced video solutions fit hand in glove with MoCA as we are essentially IP over coax."

About Calix

Calix is the largest telecom equipment supplier focused solely on access solutions for broadband service delivery. Service providers deploy Calix access systems to enable a rich set of information, communication, and entertainment services and to expand their revenue base beyond connectivity. Calix access innovation helps service providers transform their networks from circuit to packet, narrowband to broadband, and copper to fiber. Calix has deployed millions of ports and tens of thousands of systems into hundreds of service provider networks throughout North America. For more information, visit the Calix website at www.calix.com.

About MoCA

The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA(r)) is the standard for home entertainment networking using already existing coaxial cabling. The current MoCA specification can support multiple streams of HD video, network up to 16 MoCA enabled devices, deliver up to 175 Mbps throughput and offer an unparalleled user experience via parameterized quality of service.

MoCA has more than 60 members representing the home entertainment network value chain including service providers, OEMs, consumer electronics companies and chip vendors.

Visit www.mocalliance.org for more information. See also MoCA's new video-based and consumer-specific web site, www.connectmystuff.org.

MoCA is a registered trademark of the Multimedia over Coax Alliance.

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