Xtera Completes Final Splice on DISA Cable System

Xtera® Completes the Final Splice on DISA’s Guantanamo – Puerto Rico Submarine Cable System Xtera Press Release November 15, 2018 ALLEN, TEXAS – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fiber optic solutions, announces completion of the Final Splice and marine operations on the Guantanamo – Puerto Rico submarine cable system for the Defense Information Systems [...]

2018-11-15T13:06:55-04:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

US Bill Bars Govt Contractors From Huawei, ZTE Tech

By Sebastian Moss, Datacenter Dynamics January 15, 2018 A new bill has been introduced to the US Congress that calls for a ban on US government agencies using contractors that rely on equipment from Chinese telecoms manufacturers Huawei and ZTE. The “Defending U.S. Government Communications Act,” sponsored by Republican Michael Conaway, cites national security concerns [...]

2018-01-15T11:00:34-04:00January 15th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Xtera Awarded $43 Million Guantánamo Bay Cable 2 Project

By Carol Rosenberg, Miami Herald August 24, 2017 GUANTANAMO NAVY BASE, CUBA The Pentagon has awarded a Texas firm a $43 million contract to build a 750-mile underwater fiber-optic cable between this remote Navy base in Cuba and Puerto Rico. It is a backup spur to one linking Guantánamo to Dania Beach in South Florida that went live [...]

2017-08-30T10:02:03-04:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |