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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 [...]

5 Trade Show Keys to Success

By | 2017-09-21T09:44:53+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Events, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Events, tech event, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|

Fall event season is upon us, and as event planning and networking experts, we wanted to share some of our trade show tips with you. They are actually very simple; just take the time to plan your time wisely to make sure attending the event is not a waste of your precious time. # 1 - [...]

Done Deal: FirstLight Completes Acquisition of Finger Lakes Technologies Group

By | 2017-09-20T10:41:27+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 [...]

Wilcon Hires New Channel Chief: Rex Lehman

By | 2017-09-14T12:06:07+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: channel partners, colocation, Data Center, fiber, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

More big news from Southern California’s Wilcon! The West Coast fiber and data center solutions provider is boosting its Channel Program with a new manager — industry veteran Rex Lehman. With the title of Channel Sales Director, Rex will expand the industry-leading program, create new tools for agents/resellers and ensure that partners have viable ways to [...]

XKL Enables Swift Routes Across Complicated Networks with its Digital Express Solution

By | 2017-08-31T08:46:48+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

In today’s digital world, next generation applications often require ultra-low latency and intelligent routing to run seamlessly and efficiently. That is why XKL’s team of engineers designed its Digital Express solution. A feature of XKL’s FlexArc provisioning architecture, Digital Express enables users to cross multiple nodes in order to reach the destination node – all with [...]

netsapiens SNAPsolution Recognized for Exceptional Innovation

By | 2017-07-21T13:02:01+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: awards, call center solutions, Hosted Voice, SaaS, technology trends, Telecom, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, unified communications, VoIP service, VoIP service providers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

netsapiens, a provider of unified communications (UC) services and feature-sets to service providers and large enterprises, announces today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded netsapiens’ SNAPsolution a 2017 Communications Solutions Products of the Year Award. SNAPsolution is powered by netsapiens’ custom-built unified communications software (UCaaS) platform. The SNAPsolution platform gives netsapiens' partners access [...]

netsapiens to Have Big Impact, on Impact.

By | 2017-07-13T10:44:04+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

netsapiens has fully integrated its UC Contact (Call) Center feature set into Impact Telecom’s cloud-based phone system. The new service offers seamless access to a suite of call center features and functionality via an intuitive web-based interface, including advanced call management, queue-based routing, queue callback, supervisor management and monitoring, contact history details, customizable supervisor dashboard, real-time and historical [...]

LightRiver Wins Best Next-Gen Optical Communication Technology Provider Award

By | 2017-07-12T13:16:55+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: awards, business awards, Factory Built Network, Factory Built Network, fiber network, fiber optics, jsa blog, LightRiver, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Another well-deserved award for LightRiver Technologies, Inc., the leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning of multi-vendor packet optical networks. Technology Media Telecom (TMT) News has awarded LightRiver as the Best Next-Gen Optical Communication Technology Provider for 2017. The TMT News Award recognizes LightRiver’s Factory Built Network® solution as the USA’s “Most Sophisticated Telecom Network [...]

Another Acquisition for FirstLight: 186 Communications

By | 2017-07-12T12:17:47+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

What amazing growth for FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, in 2017! The company announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 186 Communications (“186”). The transaction will combine 186’s high-capacity fiber network in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont with FirstLight’s expansive fiber network and complete [...]

Thank You for Joining Us at TEX NYC 2017

By | 2017-06-30T15:19:10+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Events, JS&A News, JSA Events, tech event, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

It has already been over a week since we were all together for the 7th Telecom Exchange in NYC, and we are still so #TEXcited. With 73 exhibitors, 62 sponsors and over 600 registered attendees, we hope Telecom Exchange (TEX) NYC 2017 was a successful event for your company to discover new business opportunities and to explore [...]

FirstLight is Provider of Choice for R.E. Prescott Co., Inc. to Support Operations

By | 2017-06-23T11:22:33+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: cloud, Enterprise-Class Cloud, fiber network, jsa blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight announced at Telecom Exchange this week that it has successfully installed a hosted phone system and dedicated, symmetrical Internet service for R.E. Prescott Co., Inc., a distributer and manufacturer of water and wastewater systems. Outgrowing its previous system, RE Prescott sought updated voice services and better, more reliable Internet connectivity. FirstLight equipped the company with [...]

netsapiens Launches New UC Features at Telecom Exchange NY

By | 2017-06-20T15:17:56+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: General, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

netsapiens is bringing a little California to Telecom Exchange 2017 to be held in NYC this week. As a San Diego-based provider of unified communications (UC) services and feature-sets, netsapiens announced at TEX the launch of a series of cool, new features. The new updates include an enhanced portal security, PUSH support for SNAPmobile, auto-attendant improvements, video conference enhancements, E911 [...]

Look Who’s Taking Stock in Today’s Subsea Cable Space at TEX NYC June 20-21 #TEXcited

By | 2017-06-13T09:42:36+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Categories: cable, Consulting, Data Center, fiber, Global Telecommunications, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, Telecom Exchange, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

DRG's Managing Partner, Elaine Stafford, will moderate the Telecom Exchange (TEX) NYC CEO Roundtable, Taking Stock: Today's Subsea Cable Space, taking place June 21, from 1:20 – 2:05 pm. Telecom Exchange, held June 20-21 at Cipriani Wall Street, is the premier industry networking event where communications and technology meet. Ms. Stafford has been leading the development, engineering, [...]

TEX NYC 2017 Welcomes 40+ Key Media Partners

By | 2017-06-30T15:35:48+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, JS&A News, JSA Events, tech event, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We are only 12 days away from Telecom Exchange (TEX) NYC, which is taking place June 20-21 at Cipriani Wall Street. We encourage those that are interested in participating in NYC to secure their branding now. Fun Fact: Our exhibitor tables sell out every year! Why are companies signing up to participate this June at TEX NYC? The [...]

Optimized for Speed – Built for Performance! MRV Brings 200G Optical Transport Solution to the Table for DCI and Telecom Applications

By | 2017-06-06T09:00:16+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, MRV, MRV Communcations, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Not all optical transport solutions are created equal. MRV’s new 200G coherent digital muxponders that were added to its OptiDriver WDM optical transport portfolio today is now one of the only platforms that covers a full range of applications. Data center operators, service providers and enterprises alike can enjoy smaller access locations to large metro and [...]