Xtera partners with ADVA to develop reach and capacity of optical transport products

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Subsea fibre optic solutions provider, Xtera is partnering with ADVA in order to develop the capacity and reach of the open networking solutions supplier’s optical transport products.  ADVA will license Xtera’s Raman technology for use in both unrepeatered and terrestrial environments.

Xtera has been developing its proprietary Raman amplification since 1998 and has successfully deployed its technology in both on-land and underwater applications (see Xtera selected for Argentina-Brazil subsea cable system).

Commenting on the partnership, Christoph Glingener, CTO/COO at ADVA stated: ‘With today’s customers looking for high-capacity connectivity, we see the combination of Xtera’s high-performing Raman amplifiers and our advanced transport solutions as a strong fit.’

Agreed Keith Henderson, CEO, Xtera: ‘Development of solutions by working with partners has always been at the heart of Xtera’s business. We are excited to be working with ADVA, who shares our innovative and forward-thinking approach to system design.’

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