Press Announcements

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,…

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…

XTERA® Announces Successful Completion of Interoperability Testing with Infinera

Harold Wood, London – February 19, 2018 – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, today announces the successful completion of interoperability testing with Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks. By connecting Infinera’s SLTE solution to an Xtera line system, the…

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. …

Xtera® Awarded Turnkey Submarine System Contract by DISA

ALLEN, TEXAS – September 25, 2017 – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, today announces the award of a contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), to…

Xtera Attends ECOC2017 in Gothenburg

Join Xtera at ECOC2017 in Gothenburg where Maria Ionescu will be presenting her studies on the Dynamic Range of Coherent Optical Time-Domain Reflectometer with Golay Coded ASK Probes. Join her in the poster session on Tuesday 19th September for more details; The…

The New Xtera, Moving at Speed

Keith Henderson, COO & Founder at Xtera 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…

Xtera® to Speak at Subsea Connect 2017

July 29, 2017 – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, announces today that its Chief Technical Officer, Tony Frisch, will be speaking at Subsea Connect 2017 in Marseille, France. Mr. Frisch will join executives from Alcatel Submarine Networks and Tata…
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…

It’s Not Big Data

Having read what was in my opinion a quite optimistic suggestion that big data analytics could ultimately predict all subsea system problems, I was reflecting on just what was possible. True big data would need lots of data from lots…

Xtera Announces Newly Implemented Executive Team

LONDON – February 28, 2017 – Xtera, a provider of innovative subsea fiber optic solutions, announces today the establishment of a new leadership team following its recent acquisition by H.I.G. Capital.  To advance the organisation’s internal governance, Dr. Stuart Barnes,…

H.I.G. Capital Acquires Assets of Xtera Communications, Inc.

LONDON – February 15, 2017 – H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private equity investment firm with over €20 billion of equity capital under management, announced today that it has acquired substantially all the  assets of Xtera Communications, Inc (“Xtera”),…
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