Tamares Telecom Deploys Xtera

Tamares Telecom deploys Xtera submarine solution on international network in the Mediterranean Sea

August 21, 2012

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DALLAS -- Tamares Telecom, the provider of new international communications from and to Israel, and Xtera Communications Inc. (Xtera), a leading global provider of optical networking solutions, announce that the Tamares Telecom network providing seamless connectivity from Israel to international communication hubs in Europe is now fully operational. For this innovative project, Xtera supplied its advanced, multi-purpose and field-proven Nu-Wave OptimaTM platform deployed in a Submarine Line Terminal Equipment (SLTE) configuration with 70 x 100G capacity per fiber pair. Xtera partnered with IT International Telecom (IT), a subsea network integrator, to provide Tamares Telecom with a turnkey solution including supply and installation of both transmission equipment and cable.

Tamares Telecom is a communications service provider that operates and markets communication services, paving the way for faster and more reliable internet access. The new fiber optic network, including a new submarine cable connecting Israel to Marseille and from Marseille to Frankfurt and London, is designed to provide a secure, high speed connection for data traffic moving east and west for international carriers.

"This region has experienced explosive growth in traffic from the local high tech boom as well as R&D centers of global giants including IBM, Microsoft, Google, Apple, Intel, and Motorola," said Amir Goldstein, Executive Vice Chairman of Tamares Telecom. "We are happy to work with Xtera & IT's cutting edge technology that enables our network to provide carriers and enterprises with confidence in the quality and security of their international connections."

Xtera Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: XCOM)

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