Bandwidth Infrastructure

Hurricane Irma – How NJFX is Supporting Critical Global Infrastructure

By | 2017-09-12T11:47:19+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, carrier, colocation, Data Center, data center tour, disaster recovery, General, global carrier, global data center, international carrier, Internet, internet traffic, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom infrastructure|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hurricane Irma swept through the Caribbean, Florida and up through the southeast over the last few days. Thousands of homes and businesses were destroyed, communities were flooded and trees were uprooted all through the region. Its full effects are yet to be completely known. One thing that is certain is that power outages are widespread. Residences [...]

Integra Optics: The Most Trusted Name In Uptime

By | 2017-07-14T15:53:21+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Brand, Brand Marketing, broadband infrastructure, carrier, General, global carrier, interconnection, international carrier, Internet, Network, network equipment, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, Telecom, Telecom News & Trends (TNT)|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Integra Optics has revamped its brand, complete with a redesigned logo, beautiful new website, and a slew of informative content that reinforce its dedication to cutting edge technology that facilitates uptime. Integra Optics understands that end users expect their internet and phones to work 100% of the time. That’s why Integra Optics is 100% focused on [...]

Sovernet Communications Rebrands as FirstLight

By | 2017-05-24T10:32:04+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, business expansion, business strategy, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The unprecedented growth continues for FirstLight. The company's expansion continued today, as the leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast completed the next step in its integration process with Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”) – rebranding Sovernet as FirstLight. Both FirstLight and Sovernet have been serving the communications needs of Vermonters for more than 15 years [...]

FirstLight Solutions Enrich Overall Performance for Greater Johnstown School District

By | 2017-05-11T14:47:19+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, dark fiber, education, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight, Internet, Network, Network Solutions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight has experienced expansive growth during the past year, and has provided network solutions to more and more organizations in a variety of sectors. In keeping with that trend, the leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast announced today that the Greater Johnstown School District has selected FirstLight to provide Internet connectivity to schools throughout [...]

Crosslake Fibre Announces New Subsea Cable System

By | 2017-05-09T14:06:43+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Canada, Connectivity, dark fiber, fiber, fiber engineering, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial, General, international carrier, internet traffic, managed services, network provider, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dark fiber provider, Crosslake Fibre Inc. just announced their newest fiber project, a submarine cable build linking Toronto to Buffalo. The project is the first submarine cable system across Lake Ontario connecting through Toronto into the U.S. The network will land northwest of Lockport, NY, on the U.S. side and on the Canadian side will be [...]

Lightower Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Detroit Office

By | 2017-04-19T10:06:14+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, business expansion, business investment, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, Connectivity, dark fiber, data network services, Dedicated Internet Access, economy, Events, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Lightower, tech, technology startup, Telecom, telecom event, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks continues its strong growth and expansion with a new office located at 755 West Big Beaver Road in Detroit, MI. This office will further support Lightower’s employee base and network infrastructure of over 1,200 route miles of fiber and over 100 on-net buildings throughout the region. Over the past few years, Detroit has [...]

High Performance Networking: Paves the Way for Digital Transformation

By | 2017-03-16T13:05:11+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Applications, applications services, architecture, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Big Data connectivity, business expansion, business investment, carrier, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, General, Global Telecommunications, Internet, lit fiber, tech, telecom infrastructure, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Businesses of all sizes are looking for ways to adapt to changing market conditions and manage growth. Companies are seeking new strategies to secure additional customers and take care of existing ones. Embracing digital transformation is a way to make things happen more efficiently, cost-effectively and securely. Companies can connect remote offices, transfer large files, leverage [...]

FirstLight and Sovernet Communications Join Forces

By | 2017-03-14T11:49:11+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, business collaboration, business continuity, business expansion, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, fiber, fiber engineering, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight Fiber, Network, network growth, network operators, network route|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  It’s official - FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, has announced that Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”), combining the operations of Sovernet with FirstLight. It is the latest in a series of impressive moves for Oak Hill and First Light. Along [...]

Faction Solidifies its Position as a Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Pioneer

By | 2017-03-01T10:49:39+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, Cloud Storage, colocation, Cybersecurity, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center migration, data center news, data network services, enterprise, Enterprise-Class Cloud, Faction, General, hybrid, hybrid cloud, IaaS, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, interconnection, Internet, Internet Service Providers, Multi cloud, network provider, Network Solutions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Faction® reinforces its position as a true cloud innovator. The company announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted Faction a patent for its pioneering work on hybrid and multi-cloud networking. The Faction technology provides a unified data fabric for composing true hybrid and multi-cloud solutions. As an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud provider, [...]

The Future of Streaming Depends on IP Services Excellence

By | 2017-02-09T09:43:27+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, c-level, community news, Connectivity, Content Delivery, Digital Television, Internet of Everything, Internet Protocols, internet traffic, IoT, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, IP-based video, IPTV, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, mobile broadband connectivity, mobile broadband data services, mobile broadband services, Open Letter Series, Point of Presence, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom video, Telecommunications, Video, Video Conferencing, Video On Demand, video streaming|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Eric Contag, President and CEO of GlobeNet In the past few years, the transition from legacy services to IP services has surged significantly within the video and entertainment industries, due to the onset of a variety of emerging technologies. Over-The-Top (OTT), Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are the newcomers that demand top-tier data transmission [...]

Cross River Fiber and ZenFi Collaborate to Create (zXc) ZenCross Connect

By | 2017-01-30T15:16:03+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Cross River Fiber, dark fiber, data, General, interconnection, lit fiber, Low-Latency Network, Network, network operators, network provider, network route, Network Solutions, New York, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Online ordering platform offers self-service, automated metro connectivity When ordering dark fiber or lit services several key factors come to mind - fast delivery, competitive pricing, rapid development, and of course, no-term contracts. Cross River Fiber and ZenFi have entered a partnership to do just that. Through their new ordering platform, zXc (ZenCross Connect), there is no [...]

GI Partners Acquires KOMO Plaza in $276M Deal

By | 2017-02-02T09:13:05+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, Asia Pacific, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Building Information Modeling, business acquisition, carrier, carrier-neutral, colocation, Commercial Real Estate Technology, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center news, data network services, General, interconnection, Internet, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, IT, JS&A News, meet me room, Network, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

GI Partners just expanded its very high profile ‘technology’ property portfolio. With its recent acquisition of KOMO Plaza for $276M, a state-of-the-art carrier hotel and data center facility, GI Partners now has the entire U.S. West Coast covered. As a leading alternative asset manager, San Francisco-based GI Partners also owns the iconic One Wilshire building, located [...]

FirstLight Fiber and Oxford Networks Join Forces

By | 2017-01-04T11:12:13+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business collaboration, business expansion, business partnership, cloud, Connectivity, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight Fiber, M&A, managed services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber has increased its footprint with a considerable acquisition. The leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Oxford Networks, and has combined the operations of Oxford with FirstLight. This is quite significant, as FirstLight now operates 5,000 route [...]

150 Years of TransAtlantic Communications: A Look Back and a Look Forward

By | 2016-12-20T12:41:57+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Categories: architecture, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, cable, fiber, Global Telecommunications, network equipment, network growth, network operators, network provider, network route, Network Solutions, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As reported on CBS This Morning, the Saturday Morning news program, the world is celebrating 150 years since the first transatlantic cable was installed, which was the flame that sparked today’s ever growing, ever complex global communications network. Whether you are calling, emailing or uploading/downloading content, to places near and far, you have everyday telecom heroes [...]

The RCN Business Fiber-Rich Network Now Available in 165 Halsey Street

By | 2016-12-12T16:06:45+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business collaboration, business ethernet, business expansion, business partnership, carrier, commercial real estate, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center expansion, data center news, data network services, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), General, Hosted Voice, Managed Security, network growth, network provider, network route, RCN Business, tech, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

With yet another major network expansion, RCN Business adds 165 Halsey to its growing list of data centers and carrier hotels. Located in Newark, NJ, 165 Halsey Street owns and operates 1.2 million square feet of carrier-neutral SSAE-16 certified data center space giving carriers, enterprises and service providers access to cost-effective space, power and interconnection services. The [...]

TEX LA’s Technology Showcase Will Showcase the Importance of Accurate Network Assessment

By | 2016-11-04T11:46:37+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, JSA Events, Network, Network Solutions, Speaking Panel, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

We are a little over a week away from Telecom Exchange (TEX) LA and we are getting #TEXcited.  One of the things we are most excited for is the new element of live demos to our Technology Showcase with our partner, Visualware. Visualware CTO, Julian Palmer, will present during the Tech Showcase on November 15 from 11:30 [...]