A special edition of the Friday 5 on Lightwave: DISA awards Xtera the second submarine network contract.
Xtera provides undersea cable systems for delivering massive bandwidth. The company offers the highest bandwidth undersea amplifiers for up to 40 terabits on a single fiber pair.
Xtera launched in 2016 a subsea branching unit providing traffic and power routing between the trunk and branch cables. This refreshing video is about the sea trial of Xtera’s branching unit by temperatures down to-20 Celsius degrees!
Xtera pioneered the upgrade market in 2001 and is constantly testing new technologies on subsea cable systems of different types. This video is about the successful testing of 100G coherent interface cards on a transatlantic subsea cable system.
Xtera launched a new wideband Raman-based subsea repeater in 2013 offering mechanical, electrical and optical innovations for higher performance and efficiency. This video shows one of the repeater sea trials completed by Xtera.
Alan Proudfoot (Xtera) speaks about three different fundamental ways of re-configuring and redeploying a retired cable at SubObtic 2016.
Xtera’s VP of Sales for Global Submarine Systems, Robert Richardson, discusses at Africa Com 2012 the industry demands for bandwidth and 100G. He also talks about Xtera’s value proposition and competitive advantage regarding our products and solutions.
This video not only shows one of the sea trials for Xtera’s new wideband subsea repeater but also details the how’s and why’s of this new repeater development. In the second part, the video features exciting aerial views filmed from a drone!
In early 2015, Xtera and Corning demonstrated 100G and 10G unrepeatered transmissions on 607 and 632 km, respectively. These fiber distances were extended to 627 and 645 km in summer 2015.