The first quarter of 2019 revealed some exciting growth trends regarding IoT, subsea cables and fiber connectivity, as well as an announcement about the world’s fastest supercomputer. Read more below about the thrilling recent news and developments that continue to shape our evolving industry. Compute: The world’s fastest supercomputer worth $500 million is coming to […]


Aloha, 2019! Our team was lucky enough to kick off the new year in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii at the Pacific Telecom Council’s annual PTC event. We had an excellent time meeting with other industry professionals and soaking up the Hawaiian sun! There were some excellent moments at PTC that we’d love to share. XKL’s very […]


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 […]

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