A few months back, we launched XKL’s quarterly Tech & Telecom industry news blog. Organizations across numerous verticals employ our optical networking hardware to power innovation, as such it’s important we keep up with the latest trends and use cases. For our Q4 coverage, we’re not only going to cover important activities from the past […]


The number of mobile subscribers in Africa experienced a dramatic increase between 2000 and 2016, growing from 17 million users to 380 million. However, still only 35% of Africa’s 1.3 billion people have access to the internet. The prevailing digital divide can largely be attributed to a severe fiber access deficit on the continent. In […]


Redmond, WA – August 27, 2018 – XKL LLC, a leading provider of fiber optic networking systems, announces a new Wi-Fi infrastructure solution based on its DQT10 transponder, providing a point-to-multi-point topology solution for fiber-to-wireless hybrid networks. This solution enables educational organizations, municipalities, and enterprises that deploy Wi-Fi networks to extend their reach up to 80km […]


It’s no secret that we’re in the midst of a digital transformation, thanks to the mainstream adoption of new technologies (including AWS, IoT, DCI and more) that are now imperative to the success of any organization. As a result of enterprises striving to tackle the implementation and integration of these new technologies to improve their […]


Redmond, WA – June 26, 2018 – XKL LLC, a leading provider of fiber optic networking systems, announces the company’s product suite has achieved nine consecutive years of maintaining 100% reliability with zero system failures in the field across all customers. Offering easy-to-deploy high capacity DWDM systems and a portfolio of optical networking products, XKL arms […]


XKL just marked another successful conference at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2018. As the largest global wholesale telecoms event, ITW 2018 was held May 6 – 9 in Chicago and brought together 6,743 delegates from 1,944 companies and more than 140 countries. It was a great forum for networking, meeting new people and showcasing XKL’s […]


Redmond, WA – May 15, 2018 – XKL LLC, a leading provider of fiber optic networking systems, announces that the Smithsonian Institution initiated updating its legacy infrastructure with XKL’s innovative DWDM optical transport technology. The Smithsonian initially acquired multiple DWDM DarkStar systems that will be utilized in multiple point-to-point configurations connecting the Smithsonian headquarters to […]


Redmond, WA – May 1, 2018 – XKL LLC, a leading provider of fiber optic networking systems, is proud to announce that TENET, a research and education network based in South Africa, purchased XKL DarkStar transponder and mux/demux systems, providing a protected connection between two of their strategic data center locations in London. The interconnection […]


It may be hard to believe (unless you’re between 17 and 26 years old – and play videogames), but watching pros play videogames is becoming a sizable sport that is generating significant revenue to rival major real-world professional sports leagues. For better or worse, people are spending hours per day honing their skills in hopes […]


As the number of internet users continues to grow, the applications used have become exponentially more bandwidth intensive. In the face of this demand and growth, proper bandwidth management is essential for subsea network operators. In the March issue of Ocean News & Technology Magazine, XKL’s Chief Systems Architect Chad Lamb outlines the unique challenges […]

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