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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 [...]

Cleareon Fiber Networks CEO to Speak at DCD >Colo + Cloud Event

By | 2017-09-14T09:46:34+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Events, Speaking Event, Speaking Panel, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , |

Cleareon Fiber Networks CEO Joins DCD >Colo + Cloud Event as Featured Speaker NEW YORK– September 14, 2017 – Cleareon, a New York City-based provider of dark fiber networks and lit services, announces that its Co-CEO, Cliff Kane, will join the DCD >Colo + Cloud event Plenary Panel, “Telecom Rising – Cloud or at the Edge,” [...]

netsapiens Partners with Telo to Offer New Caller ID UC Feature

By | 2017-08-11T16:05:21+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Categories: call center solutions, calling card, cloud, General, Hosted Voice, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, SaaS, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, unified communications, VoIP, VoIP service, VoIP service providers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

netsapiens has announced a new partnership with Telo USA, Inc., providers of global carrier-grade CNAM (Caller ID Name) service through their OpenCNAM platform. As a result of this deal, netsapiens can now add enhanced Caller ID service to the many best-in-class features of its SNAPsolution software platform. This new strategic partnership exemplifies netsapiens’ resolve to meet [...]

Where in the World is netsapiens? Exploring Opportunities in Asian Markets

By | 2017-08-01T18:03:54+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: call center solutions, General, Hosted Voice, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, SaaS, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Tokyo, unified communications, VoIP, VoIP service, VoIP service providers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Happy summer everyone! It is good to be back home in La Jolla, California, enjoying the weather and quality time with the netsapiens team and my family. In mid-May I flew to Chicago to attend International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2017. Soon after, I boarded a flight to Singapore, embarking on a journey that included stops in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

They’re Back! Women in the Channel Joins TEX NYC

By | 2017-05-22T13:48:09+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: channel partners, Conferences, Events, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, jsa blog, Speaking Event, tech, tech event, Telecom, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, women in tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are excited to announce our ongoing TEX partnership with Women in the Channel (WiC), a grassroots organization empowering women to advance their careers in telecom and IT. WiC’s interactive Women in Tech Workshop, “Confidence & Connections: Elevating Each Other,” will take place during our TEX NYC event on June 21st from 8-10 AM in the Library at Cipriani Wall [...]

ii Group, Inc. Launches Innovative Telecom Executive Recruitment and Placement

By | 2017-05-15T16:41:01+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Application, c-level, Chief Information Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Technology Officer, General, tech event, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom interview, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Telecom C-Levels and professionals now have a high-quality, experienced recruitment and placement firm to help them in their career moves. ii Group, Inc. just announced its launch today at International Telecoms Week. The company is focused on matching executive vacancies with the right telecom professionals utilizing innovative app software that will aid both recruiters and recruits [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Introducing…MRV’s New Optical Transport Solution Enabling New Options for the DCI Market

By | 2017-05-04T12:08:59+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, General, JSA Clients, MRV, MRV Communcations, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , |

MRV Communications welcomes a new compact optical transport solution to the family today –the OD-4-DCI! The new platform is designed for the data center interconnect (DCI) market and will join the OptiDriver® suite of WDM metro transport solutions. The addition of the OD-4-DCI enables modular ultra-high density DCI in a compact 1RU form factor, with stackable [...]