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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 [...]

FirstLight to Enhance Healthcare Operations Management for ConvenientMD

By | 2017-07-26T13:33:07+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: business collaboration, business partnership, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data security, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight, healthcare, Internet, IT, IT Infrastructure, Network, Network Solutions, Security, voice, VoIP, VoIP service|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are few industries implementing technology as rapidly into their operations as healthcare. FirstLight recognizes this, and has been working with top medical organizations to bring better connectivity and reliable networks. To that end, the leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that ConvenientMD, an urgent care walk-in group with locations throughout New [...]

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 [...]

France-IX hits milestone of ten 100Gbps ports delivered

By | 2017-05-17T13:12:17+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: 100G, European Service Provider, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet Service Providers, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, ITW, peering, Peering exchange, service providers, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

This week, the ITW 2017 floor has been buzzing with exciting news. One company in particular being France-IX and their impressive IXP growth reflects winning formula of strong traffic increase and affordable pricing. France-IX, the premier Internet Peering Service Provider in France, announced that it delivered its tenth 100Gbps port last month. The first members to sign up [...]

Wilcon Launches Rapid Connect Service, Enabling Fast Deployments of Bundled Space, Power and Internet

By | 2017-05-15T10:20:48+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Asia Pacific, carrier, cloud, colocation, Connectivity, Data Center, International Telecoms Week, Internet, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Wilcon, the premier West Coast provider of best-in-class fiber optic and data center infrastructure, welcomes a new service to its portfolio – Rapid Connect. Rapid Connect brings carriers, service providers and cloud startups a seamless, cost-effective and fast way to establish network infrastructure in as few as ten business days. Plus, Wilcon’s state-of-the-art colocation is at [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Acquisition Alert: FirstLight to Acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group

By | 2017-03-06T11:52:49+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business expansion, cloud, Cloud service provider, dark fiber, Data Center, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight Fiber, Internet, jsa blog, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We've got the latest in telecom acquisitions right here for you. And this time, FirstLight is once again on the move! The leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast today announced its intent to acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group (“FLTG”), a subsidiary of Trumansburg Telephone Company (TTC). FLTG provides data, Internet and voice [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

UNIFI Communications Acquires WIS Telecom

By | 2016-11-22T08:35:58+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Acquisition, Africa tech, Africa telecom, business acquisition, carrier, cloud, Financial, global carrier, Global Telecommunications, international carrier, Internet, jsa blog, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Acquisition accelerates Growth of UNIFI's Global Carrier Business The acquisitions continue in 2016! Today, UNIFI Communications, Inc., a leading US-based international telecommunications carrier, announced it has acquired 100% of WIS Telecom S.p.A. and its subsidiary, WIS Telecom S.A., from Libero Acquisition S.a.r.l., an investment vehicle of Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l. (“OTMTI”), majority-owned by Mr. Naguib [...]

JSA Canada Makes Its Official Debut

By | 2016-11-15T23:44:17+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Categories: business expansion, Canada, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, Ethernet, Global Telecommunications, Internet, jsa blog, sales teams, tech, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom marketing, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom pr, Telecommunications, women in tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) Expands, Opens Operations in Canada We are so very excited to announce today, live from TEX LA, JSA's new expansion into the Canadian market.  Marking our 12 years of success, JSA is branching out and establishing new roots in the Canadian market, with new team members and expanded operations in Vancouver, [...]

New York School District Selects FirstLight Dark Fiber and Internet to Enhance Learning Environment

By | 2016-11-04T10:43:01+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Categories: Broadband, dark fiber, EdTech, education, fiber network, Internet, jsa blog, Network, network provider, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced this week that Shenendehowa Central Schools (Shen), serving 9,850 students at eight elementary schools, three middle schools and a high school, has selected FirstLight over several other alternatives to connect several of its remote schools and upgrade its Internet connectivity. FirstLight’s dark fiber service provides connectivity to Shen’s remote sites and FirstLight’s Internet [...]

Big Telecom M&A News: CenturyLink to Acquire Level 3 in $34B Deal

By | 2016-10-31T15:47:50+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Categories: Acquisition, Broadband, business acquisition, carrier, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, Internet, jsa blog, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Well, here we have it. The next big telecom M&A was announced today: CenturyLink confirmed it will acquire Level 3 Communications for a reported $25 billion plus the Level 3 debt assumed, totaling a $34 billion deal. This acquisition creates what will be the second largest domestic provider in the US, rivaling AT&T and Verizon in [...]

FirstLight to Power Brand New Albany Capital Center

By | 2016-10-26T16:57:21+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Categories: customer win, Events, fiber, fiber network, Internet, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , |

Albany Capital Center (ACC), a new, modern meeting and conference facility located in downtown Albany has chosen FirstLight Fiber’s high-speed, fiber-based Internet and voice services, ensuring fast, high-quality connectivity and reliability for the expansive center set to open in March 2017. As part of its building construction and planning process, convention operator SMG began its search [...]

White Mountain Oil & Propane is a ‘Hot’ Customer Win for FirstLight

By | 2016-10-24T15:58:14+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Categories: customer win, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, Internet, jsa blog, Oil and Gas, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber, announced today (across our industry and at the 2016 INCOMPAS Show happening now) that White Mountain Oil & Propane,  a family-owned and locally-operated energy retailer serving northern New Hampshire and western Maine, has selected FirstLight to provide Internet connectivity to its offices in North Conway and Lincoln, NH. What does this mean for White [...]