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Calix 844GE GigaCenter

The Calix 844GE GigaCenter is the next generation home platform and allows a whole new strategic gigabit experience. The unit supplies voice, data and video services, the Calix 844GE GigaCenter it is an intelligent high performance platform that integrates Ethernet interface with switching and routing functions into one unit.  The Calix 844GE services includes: carrier-class wireless networking with 802.11ac Wi-Fi, USB port for home networking services, four Gigabit Ethernet (GE) ports for IPTV video and data services included and two integrated voice lines which supports carrier-grade VoIP, network-based TDM voice circuits.

Height:10.6 in (26.9cm)
Width:7.9 in (20.0cm)
Depth:1.8 in (4.6cm)


FCC Part 15 Class B
IC ICES-003 Class B

UL 60950 and UL 1697 approved
CE Mark
IEEE:802.3, 802.3AB, 802.3U,802.11np, 802.11nQ
Wi-Fi Alliance Certified
802.11ac and 802.11n




Key Features

  1. Standards-based Full Service Access Network (FSAN), ITU-T GPON compliant
  2. Home Gateway:

 − Layer 2 bridge and Layer 3 routing for High Speed
     Internet (HSI) data and IPTV video services
 − DHCP server options
 − (IPoE) and PPPoE network connections
 − Network Access Translation (NAT), public to private IP addressing
 − Configurable IP address schemes, subnets, static-IP addresses
 − DNS server Bridge port assignment and data traffic mappings
 − Bridge port assignment and data traffic mappings
 − Port forwarding
 − Firewall and security
 − Application and website filtering
 − Selectable forwarding and blocking policies
 − DMZ hosting
 − Parental Controls, time of day usage
 − Denial of Service
 − MAC Filtering
 − Time/Zone support
 − Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)

  3. Wireless:

 − 2.4GHz and 5GHz, simultaneous dual-band
 − 5GHz 802.11ac certified, 802.11a/g/n compatible
 − 2.4GHz 802.11n certified, 802.11b/g compatible
 − WPS push-button
 − WEP 64/128 bit encryption
 − Eight SSIDs per band with factory default SSIDs
 − MAC filtering

  4. Two voice lines:

 − FXS ports,ETSI
 − Carrier grade SIP VoIP

  5. Four Gigabit Ethernet (GE) interfaces:

 − Symmetrical 1 Gbps bandwidth for residential IPTV and data services
 − Multi-rate 10/100/1000 BaseT Ethernet, auto-negotiating

  6. USB port:

 − USB 2.0-Type A configured as a host interface
  7. RF video bandwidth to 1 GHz for extended digital programming

  8. Supports multiple data service profiles

  9. Traffic management and Quality of Service (QOS):

 − 802.1Q VLANs
 − 802.1p service prioritization
 − Q-in-Q tagging
 − Multiple VLANs
 − Rate limiting
 − DiffServ
 − Pre-defined QOS on service type

 10. IPTV, IGMP v2, future support of IGMPv3:

  − IGMP Snooping and Proxy
  − IGMP Fast Leaves
 11. Complete  OAM&P  support  via  Calix  Management System (CMS)
 12. Gateway Management:

  − TR-069
  − Local Home Gateway GUI, access provisionable
  − Remote WAN side GUI access
  − Default username/password
  − Set-up persistence, factory reboot support
 13. Indoor mounting:

  − Wall and Structured  Wiring  Enclosure  (SWE)
  − Desktop mounting stand

14. Power switch

15. AC to 12 VDC power adapter available for non-lifeline services.