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GVTC, Calix announce gigabit service in Texas

Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) said that GVTC Communications has deployed the Calix E7-20 Ethernet service access platform and 700GE family of optical network terminals for the GVTC GigaRegion fibre network in cities of Boerne, Bulverde, and Gonzales, Texas.

Based on gigabit passive optical network technology, this expansive fibre network will bring high-bandwidth data speeds of one gigabit per second via 2200 miles of fibre to 39,000 homes, business, and anchor institutions just north of San Antonio. GVTC will offer voice, video, and security monitoring, along with high-speed data services throughout the GVTC GigaRegion beginning in September of 2014.

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