Acquisition

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 [...]

Acquisition of FirstLight Fiber Completed

By | 2016-09-08T11:38:08+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Categories: Acquisition, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, business investment, business partnership, Connectivity, Financial, JSA Clients, M&A, Technology, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today, Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of FirstLight Fiber, which will support its continued growth. Oak Hill acquired the company from private equity owner Riverside Partners, which is also investing in the deal and will continue as a minority investor in FirstLight. During Riverside’s investment period, FirstLight expanded its fiber route miles from 199 [...]

Oak Hill Capital Partners set to acquire FirstLight Fiber

By | 2016-03-23T12:28:20+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, dark fiber, Data Center, IT, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Technology, Telecom, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners. Oak Hill will acquire the company from its current private equity owner, Riverside Partners, and is expected to continue as a minority investor. “We have a great deal of respect for all that FirstLight has accomplished [...]

Lightower Closes Merger and Doubles its Network Reach

By | 2015-08-13T09:38:06+00:00 August 13th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, community news, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, data network services, fiber, fiber network, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network growth, network route, network upgrade, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks announced today the closing of its $1.9 billion merger with Fibertech Networks. The merger further solidifies the company's leadership role in the U.S. fiber-networking market. The combined company will operate under the Lightower brand and serve customers across a service footprint roughly double the size of each independent company. Lightower's new network offers more than 30,000 route [...]

NGN Acquires ABT and Improves Connectivity for the North Georgia Region

By | 2015-08-04T16:11:28+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, Connectivity, Design, economy, education, Effective Business Solutions, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Fiber to the Home, Fiber to the X, Internet, Internet Service Providers, jsa blog, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, network upgrade, NGN Online News, rural areas, SMB, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Wholesale Carrier, wireless boardband, wireless broadband technology, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

NGN Connect announced today that it has acquired Appalachian Broadband Technologies (ABT), a locally owned wireless Internet service provider located in Cleveland, Georgia. This acquisition allows NGN Connect to expand its service area by utilizing ABT’s wireless infrastructure to effectively deploy high speed broadband to areas that are otherwise underserved by fiber optic service. “We are very excited [...]

PEG Bandwidth Acquires Fiber Network from W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

By | 2015-07-21T09:35:13+00:00 July 21st, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business investment, carrier, community news, Connectivity, economy, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, interconnection, Internet, Network, network growth, network route, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

PEG Bandwidth is expanding its network reach with the company's latest news. PEG Bandwidth has acquired a 48-mile fiber network from W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., a privately held, Newark, DE-based enterprise well known for GORE-TEX® fabric. The acquired network spans a geography covering Newark, DE to the north, Elkton, MD to the south and Fair [...]

ViaWest Acquires AppliedTrust

By | 2015-06-11T10:02:48+00:00 June 11th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, IT, JSA Clients, Telecom, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, ViaWest|Tags: , , , , , |

ViaWest is set to acquire 100% interest in AppliedTrust. AppliedTrust is a leading provider of security, compliance, DevOps, and infrastructure consulting services to a wide range of enterprise and government clients. The acquisition will allow ViaWest to beef up its IT services with a deep expertise that can address customers most pressing security and compliance needs [...]

Lightower Acquires Chicago Data Center, ColocationZone

By | 2015-03-11T11:05:26+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, big data, business continuity, business strategy, carrier, carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, colocation, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center expansion, data center news, disaster recovery, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, jsa blog, M&A, meet me room, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Vlog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks announced today that is has acquired ColocationZone – an enterprise-class data center provider in Chicago. ColocationZone is located in the 725 South Wells data center in downtown Chicago, on the South Loop of the city’s Central Business District.  Lightower will also be taking over operations of the Meet Me Room for the entire 725 South [...]

bBooth Acquires Interactive Music Streaming Service

By | 2015-01-28T15:58:09+00:00 January 28th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, Application, bBooth, business acquisition, business investment, business strategy, entertainment, Financial, Media, mobile, Mobile App, mobility, talent discovery company, Technology, technology trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

bBooth, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire the intellectual property and other assets of the tech company Songstagram Inc. This acquisition will add to their mall-based audition booth, bringing talent discovery and music streaming to the palm of your hand. Songstagram Inc. is a global talent discovery platform with interactive streaming media and fan [...]

bBooth, Inc. Closes on Acquisition and Begins National Roll-out

By | 2014-11-18T13:31:53+00:00 November 18th, 2014|Categories: Acquisition, bBooth, Company Launch, economy, entertainment, Financial, hollywood, Instagram, Internet, iPad, iPhone, Media, mobile, mobility, talent discovery company, Technology, YouTube|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

bBooth, Inc. announced that on October 16, 2014, it successfully completed the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of bBooth (USA), Inc. (formerly bBooth, Inc.), a private Nevada corporation (“bBooth”), in accordance with a share exchange agreement dated August 11, 2014.  bBooth is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company and their trading [...]

Lightower Drives Changing North American Telecom Landscape

By | 2013-10-17T09:43:49+00:00 October 17th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, c-level, carrier, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, Cloud service provider, Conferences, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber optics, lit fiber, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, voice and data company, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With consolidation still widespread and new applications driving rapid changes in bandwidth demand, the North American telecommunications industry continues its dynamic path forward. In addition to Lightower’s dramatic organic growth, the company has successfully completed seven acquisitions over the past six years, which have combined to establish Lightower as a key player in the North American [...]

TNCI Acquires Pac-West Telecomm Inc., Cementing Itself as a Premier West Coast Telecommunications Provider

By | 2013-08-27T09:17:02+00:00 August 27th, 2013|Categories: Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecommunications, voice, voice and data company, VoIP, VoIP service, VoIP service providers, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , |

TNCI Operating Company LLC, announces its acquisition of UPH which includes Pac-West Telecomm Inc. With this acquisition, TNCI will operate Pac-West, PointOne and the UPH family of companies under the TNCI brand. The management team at TNCI will ensure the quality of the brands remains at the same high level to which customers have grown accustomed. [...]

Lightower to Merge with Sidera Networks

By | 2012-12-27T19:08:37+00:00 December 27th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business acquisition, c-level, colocation, Commercial Real Estate Technology, content delivery network, Data Center, fiber, Financial, Financial Exchange, Government, healthcare, high frequency traders, higher education, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, interconnection, Internet, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Solutions, IP transit, IP-based video, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks and Sidera Networks announce they have signed a definitive agreement for a transaction valued at over $2 billion led by Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based investment firm, and management, to acquire and merge both companies. Current Lightower CEO, Rob Shanahan, will lead the new combined company, which will be called Lightower.The merger is expected to close in the second quarter of [...]

Zayo Completes Acquisition of FiberGate

By | 2012-09-04T12:06:11+00:00 September 4th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, interconnection, Internet, network growth, network route, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group has completed its acquisition of FiberGate, Inc., a Washington, D.C. metro area provider of Dark Fiber services. The acquisition adds 399 new route miles and 130,000 fiber miles in Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, Baltimore, and suburban Maryland to Zayo’s network. FiberGate offered Dark Fiber exclusively and has been providing Dark Fiber services to the [...]

Hibernia Media Acquires the TeliaSonera MediaConnect Business

By | 2012-08-28T12:01:37+00:00 August 28th, 2012|Categories: business acquisition, Content, Content Delivery, economy, fiber, interconnection, Internet, Media, mobile, network growth, Point of Presence, Streaming Media, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Media, the video transport division of Hibernia Atlantic, announces its purchase of the TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) MediaConnect business in Europe and the US.  This 13-country, media-specialized network doubles the size of Hibernia Media’s reach in Europe and combines the strengths of Hibernia Media’s 100% QoS network, and TSIC’s award winning backbone capacity network. The [...]

ViaWest Acquires CoreLink’s Las Vegas Data Center

By | 2012-08-20T16:57:33+00:00 August 20th, 2012|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, business acquisition, business partnership, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, Data Center, data center expansion, disaster recovery, enterprise, Green Companies, hosting, managed services, network growth, Servers, tier 3 data center, Virtualization, web hosting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Beefing up its presence in Las Vegas, ViaWest today announced it has acquired the Las Vegas data center of CoreLink Data Centers LLC. ViaWest is headquartered in Denver with critical data center infrastructure across the U.S. West, while CoreLink is headquartered in Chicago and offers a national service portfolio. The CoreLink data center acquisition will double [...]