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London scientists build ‘ultra broadband nearly three million times faster’ than UK home fibre optic internet connections

The research leader at UCL who amplified the way light carries data said achieving supercharged transfer speeds was key to providing a ‘backbone’ for demanding 5G networks powering driverless cars and smart cities.

SubTel Forum Magazine #107 – Regional Systems

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SubTel Forum Magazine #103 – Data Centers and New Technology

Two C, or not two C?

One can never have too much capacity or too low a cost; these have been two significant drivers in telecoms for quite some time. The desire for as much capacity as possible pushed Xtera (www.xtera.com) to develop all-Raman terrestrial systems with 100 nm bandwidth and great reach.

Learn from experience

s data demand ramps ever higher, researchers are looking to innovative amplifier designs to help transport a broader light spectrum through optical fibres, finds Andy Extance

Xtera talks automation, virtualisation and increased bandwidth

Xtera founder and CSO Robert Richardson and CTO Tony Frisch talk the company’s latest innovations and the condition of the industry from the perspective of a supplier

Optical Networks Daily – 22nd March 2018

Xtera® Executives Talk about Latest Contract Award

In late September, submarine fiber optic systems supplier Xtera® announced that it had been awarded a turnkey contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, to build a submarine cable system linking the U.S. Navy’s base at Guantanamo Bay to Puerto Rico. 

Xtera Delivers The Most Advanced Undersea Technology Available

Xtera delivers global subsea projects that are bespoke to each individual customer’s requirement. The company’s products and solutions are technically innovative, with recognized industry leading reliability and performance.

Interview with Robert Richardson, Xtera

In early 2017, H.I.G Capital acquired the assets of Xtera Communications and relaunched the company as Xtera. Since then, the company has shifted its focus solely on the submarine market, including subsea cable upgrades, new builds, and the recovery and redeployment of systems.

The New Xtera, Moving at Speed

Today’s data-driven businesses must move at the speed of light. With such a bright future for data communications on the horizon, Xtera is rushing ahead of the market with new ideas to push the pace of innovation and deliver on the promise of reliable, fast connections to support the increasing array of services that require our high bandwidth network expertise.

Industry Spotlight: Xtera CSO Robert Richardson Looks Ahead

The world of submarine cables is currently very dynamic, and vendors supporting the various cable projects around the world are seeing new opportunities and taking on new technical challenges.

Achieving Safety And Compliance With ISO 9001:15 Certification

Many service providers are now in the process of upgrading to ISO 9001:2015 certification, which is the latest iteration of the International Organization for Standardization’s Quality Management System (QMS).

FSMTC Awards Contract to Xtera to Upgrade Hantru-1

Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia and Allen, Texas – 14 January 2021 Xtera, Inc., a provider of innovative subsea fiber optic solutions, announces a new contract with FSM Telecommunications Corporation (FSMTC).  FSMTC is the premium telecommunications service provider for Pohnpei,…

Xtera® Selected as the Supplier for the ARBR Subsea Cable System

HONOLULU, HI and ALLEN, TX – January 23, 2018 – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, today announces it has been selected as the supplier of the ARBR submarine fibre optic cable system developed jointly by Seaborn Networks and the Werthein Group. …
ISO9001:2015 award, June 2017

Xtera® Upgrades ISO 9001 Certification

LONDON – June 6, 2017 – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, announces today that it has successfully upgraded its ISO 9001 certification to the new ISO 9001:2015. This certification demonstrates Xtera’s ongoing commitment to the highest…

Construction launch of submarine fibre cable between Norway and UK

ALLEN, TEXAS – February 21, 2020 Altibox Carrier and Xtera announced today that they had started construction of a new repeater-based cable system between Norway and UK. Xtera is a provider of novel subsea fibre optic solutions. With a capacity…

Xtera® Granted Final Acceptance for the DISA Submarine Cable System

ALLEN, TEXAS – April 9, 2019 – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fiber optic solutions, announces Final Acceptance on the submarine cable system for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).…

Two C, or not two C?

One can never have too much capacity or too low a cost; these have been two significant drivers in telecoms for quite some time. The desire for as much capacity as possible pushed Xtera (www.xtera.com) to develop all-Raman terrestrial systems…
Xtera® and UCL Smash

Xtera® and UCL Smash a Transmission World Record

ALLEN, DALLAS and LONDON – March 14, 2018 – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic technology, today demonstrates the benefits of its advanced and unique approach by transmitting 120 Terabit/s over a single repeatered fibre. The experiment, which was…

Xtera® Announces Partnership With ADVA

ALLEN, DALLAS – March 13, 2018 – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, today announces a partnership with ADVA (ADV.DE), a leading supplier of open networking solutions for the delivery of cloud and mobile services, to develop…
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