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NGN Combines Efforts with Broadband Communities Magazine to Bring Economic Development Conference to Atlanta

By | 2017-10-17T13:39:57+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: Broadband, Conferences, economy, Gigabit internet, Network|

Over the years, NGN has placed a large focus on providing the tools and education for Georgia community leaders to understand how to leverage their gigabit asset to promote economic development in rural areas. Last year, NGN's Georgia Gigabit Communities Summit was an important launching point for many to have these conversations and this year, the [...]

Introducing TEX 2.0

By | 2017-10-04T12:58:34+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Brand Marketing, business investment, c-level, community news, Conferences, Event Sponsorship, Events, JS&A News, JSA Events, Network, New York, Speaking Event, tech event, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What did you do this summer? Well, JSA Events was busy revamping and transforming Telecom Exchange to bring the industry a new standard for event collaboration and executive networking. We like to introduce you to TEX 2.0! JSA will debut the new format in New York on June 20, 2018, for the show's eighth year! What is TEX 2.0? Glad [...]

165 Halsey Street Unveils New eBook on Cybersecurity

By | 2017-09-29T12:44:55+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Cybersecurity, Data Center, DDoS, ebooks, IT, Network, Security, tech, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Happy Friday! We've got some new content for your reading pleasure. 165 Halsey Street has just launched another eBook, "Network Security: Challenges and Opportunities for 2017/18." The brand new eBook addresses one of the hottest industry topics today: cybersecurity. In 2017, and looking into 2018, the topic of cybersecurity remains one of the hottest in the [...]

Colo Atl, Fiber Network Owners Alliance (FNA) Peering Workshop a Success

By | 2017-09-22T12:18:41+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Data Center, fiber, fiber network, Network, network operators, peering, Peering exchange, Southeast Network Access Point, Speaking Event, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Colo Atl and the Fiber Network Owners Alliance (FNA) hosted a Peering Workshop and Lunch ‘n Learn event at Colo Atl’s facility yesterday, Sept 21, and it was a huge success. With 60+ attendees, the event was a day filled with learning all about peering, its benefits, and information on peering exchanges; along with great networking [...]

Done Deal: FirstLight Completes Acquisition of Finger Lakes Technologies Group

By | 2017-09-29T13:36:23+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, fiber network, FirstLight, jsa blog, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Another successful acquisition for FirstLight! The company announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Finger Lakes Technologies Group (“FLTG”), further positioning FirstLight as a leading fiber-based communications provider offering a complete portfolio of data, Internet, data center, cloud, and voice services throughout the Northeast. This latest acquisition is just one of several that FirstLight [...]

IFC-1 Welcomes Fergus Innes as Managing Director

By | 2017-08-31T09:12:14+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: cable, carrier, Connectivity, fiber, fiber optics, Internet Service Providers, Network, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, tech, Technology, Telecom|Tags: , , , , |

Ireland-France Subsea Cable Limited (“IFSC”) is building an ultra-high capacity 565 km cable connecting Dublin to Paris. Designed to meet growing demands of carriers, ISPs and enterprises that require state-of-the-art connectivity to Europe, IFC-1 is scheduled for completion 2Q 2019. Making telecom history, IFC-1 is the first direct subsea cable to connect Ireland to France. To further business [...]

DataSite Introduces NOC to Support Data Center Footprint and DataSite Atmosphere

By | 2017-08-09T16:31:50+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: colocation, Data Center, General, Network, Telecom, Telecommunications|

Earlier today, DataSite announced the launch of a Network Operations Center (NOC) to support its data center’s in Atlanta, Boise and Orlando. DataSite’s NOC staff, which is based in its Boise data center, will continuously monitor facility and network services across all of DatSite’s mission critical facilities. Today, all DataSite customers can leverage the NOC team [...]

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 [...]

LightRiver Announces Exciting Acquisition, Expands Software Capabilities

By | 2017-06-06T16:04:33+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business expansion, business investment, business strategy, Factory Built Network, JSA Clients, LightRiver, M&A, Network, Network Solutions, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver Software, Inc., along with sister company, LightRiver Technologies, Inc., the leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning of multi-vendor packet optical networks, announced a big move today - the acquisition of Unique Computer Services, Inc., a pioneer and industry leader in the development and support of multi- vendor, transport network systems software, with hundreds of [...]

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 [...]

SEL and LightRiver Team Up to Offer New, Dependable Solutions to Critical Infrastructure Industries

By | 2017-05-11T11:00:25+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: business partnership, engineering, Ethernet, Factory Built Network, Factory Built Network, fiber optics, jsa blog, LightRiver, LightRiver Labs, Network, network equipment, Telecom, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, utility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In follow up to LightRiver’s news earlier this week about working with NV Energy on a critical network build, LightRiver announces today its new partnership with Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL). As partners, LightRiver and SEL will offer communication networking technology, solutions, and services that deliver the performance and security required for demanding industrial control system [...]

NV Energy Selects LightRiver Technologies to Perform Critical Network Build

By | 2017-05-10T11:25:49+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: business collaboration, business continuity, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, Factory Built Network, Network, network equipment, network growth, network provider, Network Solutions, network upgrade, utility|Tags: , , , , , , |

LightRiver Technologies, Inc. has prided itself on Factory Built Network® design and commissioning, and has engaged with many leading companies. Another such project was noted today with the announcement that NV Energy Inc., headquartered in Las Vegas, selected LightRiver to perform a significant network build. NV Energy is the largest Nevada utility, providing a wide range of energy services to [...]

BTC Broadband Selects MRV for Strategic Build-Out of WDM Network in the State of Oklahoma

By | 2017-04-19T15:41:38+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Categories: Broadband, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Lifecycle Service Orchestration, LSO, MRV, MRV Communcations, Network, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications has yet again been selected to assist with a fiber backbone build-out and this time it was chosen by BTC Broadband, a regional broadband telecommunications service provider in the State of Oklahoma. BTC Broadband was in search for an effective solution that could be both cost-effective and have the capability to satisfy their current [...]

Get Your Ping Pong On at the TEX NYC Opening Reception

By | 2017-04-10T12:38:20+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: Brand Marketing, business investment, c-level, community news, Conferences, Event Sponsorship, Events, JS&A News, JSA Events, Network, tech event, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom networking event, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Join fellow tech and telecom executives at the Telecom Exchange (TEX) Opening Reception on Tuesday, June 20th at SPiN NYC from 6pm-8pm. Technology and telecom industry leaders will join for casual networking, food, drinks and a ‘winner-plays-winner’ ping pong tournament to kick-off the opening night of TEX. Compete with fellow executives in our tournament or just cheer [...]

FirstLight, f6networks Align to Provide Network Transport between U.S. and Canada

By | 2017-04-04T13:29:38+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: business partnership, Canada, dark fiber, fiber, fiber network, jsa blog, Network, network route, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Announced at The Spring 2017 INCOMPAS Show, FirstLight Fiber has partnered with f6networks, the owner and operator of a high-capacity fiber network that provides high capacity transport between New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Quebec to locations throughout the northeast U.S.  FirstLight and f6networks are now able to provide lit services to customers who have both a U.S. [...]