Broadband

FirstLight Fiber Acquires Maine Fiber Company

By |2019-05-16T21:46:36-04:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Broadband, Data Center, fiber optics, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Network|Tags: , , , , |

FirstLight announced today that it has acquired Maine Fiber Company (“MFC”), a transaction which will further enhance the company's fiber network throughout the State of Maine.  The MFC network adds unique routes into Canada including a cable landing, the Maritime Express Route from Nova Scotia to Boston, as well as additional diversity to FirstLight’s robust network. [...]

FirstLight Expands Relationship with Albany Times Union Center

By |2019-05-07T19:49:33-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Broadband, Connectivity, egaming, FirstLight, Internet|Tags: , , , , , |

FirstLight has expanded its relationship with the Albany Times Union Center and facilities operator, SMG, to provide higher bandwidth solutions for its clientele.  FirstLight will provide additional high-speed, fiber-based Internet and voice services, ensuring that the center is positioned to meet the growing demands of event organizers and attendees.  The new Internet service will help to [...]

 Southern Telecom’s 270 Peachtree Street Colo Facility is GigSouth’s New Network Hub

By |2019-03-19T11:21:02-04:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Broadband, colocation, customer win, dark fiber, Data Center, data center news, disaster recovery, interconnection, network route, rural areas, Rural Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , |

In Follow Up to Recent Partnership, Southern Telecom’s Atlanta Colocation Facility offers GigSouth Data Storage and Backup, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery   GigSouth has selected Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI)’s colocation services via the company’s 270 Peachtree Street facility in Atlanta. In support of rural development, the 270 Peachtree data center will serve as GigSouth’s hub, [...]

Southern Telecom to Expand Rural Broadband Network for GigSouth

By |2018-12-18T10:56:57-04:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: 100G, Broadband, business partnership, dark fiber, fiber, fiber network, Internet, network provider, network upgrade, rural areas, Rural Telecom, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Southern Telecom’s metro dark fiber service enables GigSouth to grow its network and increase broadband access to rural communities in Atlanta region  Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of Southern Company, has partnered with GigSouth, a full service, carrier-neutral fiber provider and engineering consultant for rural broadband development headquartered in Atlanta.  GigSouth has entered a leasing [...]

WireIE Unveils New Partnership to Enhance Broadband Services for Canada’s Indigenous

By |2018-05-16T16:33:39-04:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Broadband, Canada, Ethernet, High Speed Internet, Internet, IPTV, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, Metro Ethernet Forum, mobile broadband connectivity, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, network upgrade, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, WireIE, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Frontline’s IPTV solution chosen by WireIE to deploy in underserved markets One of Canada’s premier wholesale network operators announced a new partnership designed to significantly enhance and improve broadband services for Indigenous communities across the country. WireIE, a Canadian industry leader in delivering secure, high-availability networks in rural and remote regions, is teaming up with Frontline 360 [...]

XKL Offers TENET a Secure Way to Accommodate Growth on West African Cable Subsea System

By |2018-05-01T10:24:38-04:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: big data, Big Data connectivity, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, colocation, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center news, education, fiber optics, General, global carrier, Global Telecommunications, Internet, network equipment, Optical Networking, R&D, research and development, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, XKL|Tags: , , , |

XKL’s DarkStar System Enhances West African Cable System - A Subsea Network Linking London to Cape Town The interconnection of data centers has become increasingly important for bandwidth intensive entities including enterprises, education, government, and healthcare sectors. Connecting separate data centers allows organizations to transfer workloads between locations, share resources and enable more capabilities. Considering the [...]

eStruxture Establishes First Western Canadian Foothold

By |2018-04-26T17:23:30-04:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: Acquisition, Broadband, CAD, Canada, carrier hotel, cloud, cloud computing, Data Center, data center build, Data Center Connectivity, economy, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Acquisition of Backbone Datavault cements eStruxture’s position as a pan-Canadian colocation provider Since formally entering the Canadian data center market in 2017, eStruxture CEO Todd Coleman has worked tirelessly to establish the company as a pan-Canadian provider of hyperscale network and cloud-neutral data center solutions. At last, that vision has become reality. Just last week, eStruxture [...]

WireIE and W Dusk Energy Group Bringing Green Broadband to Underserved Markets

By |2018-03-16T20:40:50-04:00March 16th, 2018|Categories: Broadband, broadband connections, Canada, carrier ethernet, economy, Ethernet, fiber, General, Internet, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, low latency, MEF 2.0 compliant, Metro Ethernet Forum, mission critical, network operators, Telecom, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, WireIE|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Canadian network operator leveraging alternative energy to enhance service assurance For over a decade, WireIE’s CEO Rob Barlow has been working to alleviate the many socio-economic disadvantages that underserved communities without broadband connections in Canada face. Similarly, David Isaac, the founder of W Dusk Energy Group, has been focused on bringing reliable, sustainable energy solutions to [...]

JSA TV Spotlight on Crosslake Fibre

By |2018-02-19T10:20:42-04:00February 19th, 2018|Categories: Broadband, cable, carrier, General, OTT, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Jaymie Scotto Cutaia talks subsea cables with Mike Cunningham, CEO of Crosslake Fibre  The CEO of Crosslake Fibre, Mike Cunningham, recently met up with Jaymie Scotto Cutaia at PTC ’18, and shared the company’s latest developments. Focusing on unique subsea cable projects and next-gen networks, Crosslake Fibre, constructs high fiber count cable systems for the purposes [...]

DataBank – At the Epicenter of Growth in Atlanta

By |2018-01-30T15:22:06-04:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, colocation, Data Center, data center events, data center news, EdTech, education, General, higher education, tech event, Telecom|Tags: , , , |

High Performance Computing Center Underway And Big Presence at Upcoming DICE Conference DataBank is making an impact in Atlanta in a big way. As a provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud and interconnection services, the company is in the epicenter of growth within the region. With its development of a 94,000 square foot data center, ATL1, [...]

Join the Table of HOW TO at FISPA Live

By |2017-12-05T17:06:45-04:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Broadband, c-level, Cloud service provider, community news, Conferences, Data Center, Events, fiber, Network, network operators, network provider, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, Telecommunications, VoIP, VoIP service providers, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

You are invited to join the table of HOW TO at FISPA Live on February 5-7 in New Orleans.  FISPA's 2018 Hybrid Service Provider Conference is where to meet leading telecommunications equipment vendors, software providers and telecom industry professionals all while discovering new opportunities, trends and best practices. The event attracts industry leaders, executives, and operators [...]

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

By |2017-10-17T13:39:57-04:00October 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 [...]

Cleareon Fiber Networks Acquires NYC-based Data Center Operations

By |2017-10-16T09:20:11-04:00October 16th, 2017|Categories: 5G, Acquisition, big data, Big Data analytics, Broadband, broadband connections, business acquisition, business expansion, Cell tower backhaul, Cleareon Fiber Networks, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, colocation, Content Delivery, dark fiber, DAS, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data network services, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, fiber, small cell, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, wireline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Newly acquired data center assets bring Cleareon’s product suite to the “intelligent edge” of network capability and service options Cleareon has acquired significant data center assets in and around the New York City (NYC) metropolitan area. These data center assets position Cleareon to take advantage of densification opportunities in the NYC tri-state area to provide hoteling space [...]

Hammer Fiber Set to Launch Wireless Internet, Phone and Television Services in Baltimore

By |2017-10-03T09:14:43-04:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: 5G, Broadband, data, fiber, HD Voice, High Speed Internet, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecommunications, voice, VoIP, VoIP service, wireless, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Via its partnership with Go Long Wireless, Hammer will utilize “pre-5G” technology to bring high-speed broadband services to residential and business customers throughout the city Hammer Fiber Optic Investments Ltd., a New Jersey-based wireless and fiber network operator and wholly owned subsidiary of publicly traded Hammer Fiber Optic Holdings Corp (OTCQB:HMMR), announced that is set to [...]

Don’t Miss Out on JSA’s Telemedicine 2.0 Virtual CEO Roundtable featuring Nokia Growth Partners, Verizon & Vertix Consulting

By |2017-09-26T12:20:54-04:00September 26th, 2017|Categories: 5G, big data, Broadband, c-level, community news, healthcare, IoT, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, Technology, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom news, telecom video, Telecommunications, Telehealth, Telemedicine, Telemental, Video Collaboration, Video Conferencing, video streaming, VideoMedicine|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our next Virtual CEO Roundtable, Telemedicine 2.0, will be taking place this Friday, September 29th at 11:30 AM EDT. Continuing the conversation from Telecom Exchange (TEX), the roundtable will examine the state of Telemedicine 2.0 and how Big Data analytics and IoT are shaping its evolution. JSA’s Dean Perrine, Vice President of New Media and Account [...]

Hurricane Irma – How NJFX is Supporting Critical Global Infrastructure

By |2017-09-12T11:47:19-04:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, carrier, colocation, Data Center, data center tour, disaster recovery, General, global carrier, global data center, international carrier, Internet, internet traffic, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom infrastructure|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hurricane Irma swept through the Caribbean, Florida and up through the southeast over the last few days. Thousands of homes and businesses were destroyed, communities were flooded and trees were uprooted all through the region. Its full effects are yet to be completely known. One thing that is certain is that power outages are widespread. Residences [...]