Broadband Stimulus

FirstLight’s Reliable Services Enhance Learning for New Hampshire School Districts

By |2015-10-21T14:56:29-05:00October 21st, 2015|Categories: B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Broadband Stimulus, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, community news, education, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, IT, Network|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that, in accordance with E-Rate, a federally mandated program that makes telecommunications and information services more affordable for schools and libraries across the US, it will provide dedicated fiber, Internet and voice services to Franklin and Hill School Districts in New Hampshire (SAU#18). “FirstLight’s high quality fiber connections provide the speeds essential to support the new [...]

University of Vermont Selects FirstLight Fiber for 10G Network Upgrades

By |2014-12-11T10:36:50-05:00December 11th, 2014|Categories: architecture, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Broadband Stimulus, business ethernet, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, High Speed Internet, higher education, Internet, Internet Service Providers, IT, Network, network provider, rural areas, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News & Trends (TNT)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that the University of Vermont (UVM) will expand its relationship with FirstLight to include a 10 Gbps connectivity upgrade. The continuation of this mutually beneficial relationship, which began in 2006, is due in part to the North East Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (NECC) grants UVM received through its Vermont EPSCoR and Vermont Genetics Network (VGN) [...]

Moving On Up – Lightower Expands Offices in New Jersey

By |2014-07-29T12:21:30-05:00July 29th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Broadband Stimulus, business collaboration, business continuity, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, cloud, dark fiber, economy, education, enterprise, environment, fiber, fiber network, Financial, Government, healthcare, IT, JS&A News, JSA Clients, Lightower, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Media, partnerships, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks continues to grow in the Garden State. The company announced today it has opened a new office at 581 Main Street in Woodbridge, New Jersey. The new office will support Lightower’s sales and operations teams as the company continues to rapidly expand throughout the state. The growth of Lightower in New Jersey is directly [...]

Corning to Provide Optical Cabling Solutions for Miami-to-Atlanta Segment of Allied Fiber’s Network-Neutral System Build

By |2013-05-09T08:30:59-05:00May 9th, 2013|Categories: Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Broadband Stimulus, business partnership, Business Process Outsourcing, cable, dark fiber, Data Center, fiber, fiber optics, Fiber to the X, mobile broadband connectivity, mobile broadband data services, mobile broadband services, National Broadband Network, network route, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Corning Incorporated announces that is has been selected as the optical cable supplier for the Miami-Atlanta segment of Allied Fiber’s network-neutral system build. The 754-mile Miami-to-Atlanta route, which began construction in April, is expected to be completed by the end of 2013. The network-neutral system is intended to provide an abundant supply of next-generation fiber available for lease, as legacy backhaul [...]

Allied Fiber Launches Miami to Atlanta Segment of its Network-Neutral Fiber and Colocation System

By |2013-04-30T09:42:23-05:00April 30th, 2013|Categories: Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Broadband Stimulus, cable, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, data network services, economy, fiber, fiber optics, Fiber to the X, mobile broadband connectivity, mobile broadband data services, mobile broadband services, National Broadband Network, subsea cable, Telco 2.0, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Allied Fiber announces today that it has begun construction on the Miami, FL to Atlanta, Allied Fiber Miami to Jacksonville Build GA segment of its planned nationwide network system. Beginning in Florida, the Miami to Jacksonville, FL segment of this route will continue north to Valdosta, GA where it will connect with 150 miles of [...]

You’re either on the information super highway; or you’re not!

By |2018-08-10T15:46:40-05:00March 6th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, broadband connections, Broadband Stimulus, colocation, Company Launch, economy, fiber, fiber optics, JS&A News, Low-Latency Network, Telecom, Telecommunications|

At the Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center in York, Pennsylvania, executives from United Fiber & Data (UFD) launched a new low-latency, fiber-optic network that will run between New York City and Ashburn, Virginia. They were joined by three members of the multi-platinum band +LIVE+, also investors in the new venture, with a very passionate key note speech [...]

‘Unleashing Human Ingenuity’ Through Bringing High-Speed Internet to All Americans

By |2013-01-25T12:29:52-05:00January 25th, 2013|Categories: Applications, appointments, bandwidth, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, Broadband Stimulus, business strategy, competitor, Compliance, Content Delivery, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, fiber, Fiber to the Home, Financial, Government, interconnection, Internet, mobile, mobile broadband connectivity, network congestion, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A recent article in the New York Times by Susan Crawford titled ‘How to Get High-Speed Internet to All Americans’ highlights the critical need for all Americans to have high-speed Internet access. Susan quotes President Obama’s address opening his second term that Americans need to act together to "build the roads and networks and research labs [...]

The First Step of the United States’ “FirstNet”

By |2012-12-19T17:17:58-05:00December 19th, 2012|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Broadband Stimulus, colocation, economy, Global Telecommunications, Government, interconnection, Internet, JS&A News, mobile, network growth, network route, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless, wireless broadband technology, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|

The United States needs a nationwide communications network and the NTIA’s federally authorized & funded “FirstNet” aims to accomplish this goal. So far, the federal government has allocated $7 billion toward accomplishing this project…but why hasn’t anyone within the telecom industry heard about it? Unfortunately, the goals are not very clear and the mission to create [...]

Lightower Leads Discussion on Infrastructure Demand at Massachusetts Broadband Summit

By |2012-11-13T15:33:40-05:00November 13th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, Broadband Stimulus, business partnership, carrier, colocation, Conferences, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, education, Ethernet, Events, fiber, Financial, Global Telecommunications, Government, healthcare, high frequency traders, higher education, Internet, internet traffic, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Media, network congestion, network growth, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, partnerships, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications, video streaming, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will moderate a panel titled “Building a Wired Economy: Demand in Massachusetts” as part of the Massachusetts Broadband Summit. Lightower’s Chris Williams, Director of Complex Solutions, will moderate a panel of industry executives on Wednesday evening, November 14, 2012, at the MIT Stata Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Broadband Summit is organized [...]

Allied Fiber’s CEO Agrees: “We Can’t Wait” (For Dark Fiber)

By |2012-09-04T15:57:48-05:00September 4th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, carrier, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, Events, fiber, Financial, interconnection, Internet, internet traffic, Media, Meetings, mobile, network congestion, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With the start of the Democratic National Convention, now is a perfect time to take a look at President Obama’s broadband Executive Order. This topic is exactly what Allied Fiber’s CEO, Hunter Newby covered in his latest article for Internet Telephony magazine. In an article titled ‘“We Can’t Wait”…For Dark Fiber’, Hunter takes a look at [...]

Optica Network Technologies – New Website and Consolidation News

By |2012-08-30T13:47:55-05:00August 30th, 2012|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, business acquisition, business partnership, carrier, dark fiber, fiber, network growth, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, partnerships, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are thrilled to share with you the brand new, totally revamped website for our client, Optica Network Technologies! The website launch also comes at an exciting time for the Omaha-based company, which announced today that it has fully integrated and consolidated the operations of its sister company, Pinpoint Towers. Optica designs and builds complex wireless and [...]

Zayo Forms Research and Education Channel

By |2012-07-24T12:05:14-05:00July 24th, 2012|Categories: Applications, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, business partnership, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, Events, fiber, higher education, interconnection, Internet, Meetings, mobile, network growth, Optical Networking, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group announces the formation of its new Research & Education (R&E) Channel, which will focus on State Government and Federal entities connected to National Education Networks such as Internet2 and NLR, including NOAA, DREN, NASA, ESNet and other National Laboratories. With the very high bandwidth demand of some research applications, Zayo believes there will be [...]

Join Global Thought Leaders at ICF's Summit 2012

By |2012-06-04T13:15:03-05:00June 4th, 2012|Categories: Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, Conferences, dark fiber, economy, Events, Meetings, partnerships, telecom conference, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

The ICF Summit is an international gathering of mayors, chief administrative officers, chief information officers and economic development officers from cities, states and regions around the world, taking place June 6-8 in New York City. This year's theme is Intelligent Communities: Platforms for Innovation.  The special theme will focus on how Intelligent Communities create uniquely powerful innovation ecosystems [...]

Hunter Newby talks about fiber shortage with Light Reading TV

By |2012-05-24T10:34:33-05:00May 24th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, big data, Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, Conferences, dark fiber, fiber, JS&A News, Telecom, telecom conference, wireless|

As America’s wireless broadband demands continue to increase, so must the infrastructure to support the technology. Hunter Newby, CEO of Allied Fiber, spoke with Carol Wilson, Chief Editor of Events for Light Reading, at Light Reading’s Packet Optical Expo in New York about the negative impact fiber shortages are going to impose on mobile broadband. Hunter [...]

Zayo Expands EAGLE-Net Alliance’s Network Capabilities in Colorado

By |2012-03-29T07:06:55-05:00March 29th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, business partnership, colocation, dark fiber, economy, Ethernet, fiber, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group has signed a second agreement with EAGLE-Net Alliance to expand its network capabilities throughout Colorado. The addition of this agreement brings the total fiber footprint Zayo provides EAGLE-Net in Colorado and Wyoming to nearly 675 miles. EAGLE-Net is a Colorado intergovernmental entity which operates a cost-sharing cooperative procuring and distributing high speed broadband services [...]

Coverage From the Show: Zayo, CenturyLink and Windstream kick off Day 2 of Metro Connect 2012

By |2012-02-29T10:01:00-05:00February 29th, 2012|Categories: awards, bandwidth, Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, Conferences, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, Events, fiber, Financial, Internet, Meetings, mobile, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Scott Beer, General Counsel of Zayo Group joins Steve Davis, SVP of Public Policy and Government Relations at CenturyLink, and Michael Rhoda, SVP of Government Affairs at Windstream Communications. Our friend Andy Lipman, Partner at Bingham McCutcheon, moderated the keynote panel of day 2. The focus was on the role of the regulator in the local metro carrier [...]