business investment

Antin to Acquire FirstLight from Oak Hill Capital Partners

By | 2018-02-21T12:03:23+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business investment, business partnership, fiber network, Global Telecommunications, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Acquisition will further accelerate FirstLight’s growth and enhance capabilities for customers More big acquisition news for FirstLight! The company announced today that Antin Infrastructure Partners (“Antin”) has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire FirstLight from Oak Hill Capital Partners IV (“Oak Hill”). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We have [...]

TEX 2.0 is Headed to Beverly Hills this Fall

By | 2018-01-30T07:54:32+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: business investment, c-level, CEO, Chief Technology Officer, community news, Conferences, Event Sponsorship, Events, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, JS&A News, JSA Events, LA, networking event, New York, partnerships, promotions, Speaking Event, tech, tech event, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom marketing, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We are #TEXcited to announce that Telecom Exchange (TEX) is heading to Los Angeles on November 7 at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar in Beverly Hills. TEX LA 2018 is an exclusive, C-level networking event that provides unparalleled collaboration, education and one-on-one engagement with the industry’s top thought leaders. The TEX format is a stark contrast to many of today’s conferences as [...]

New Year. New Standard. New TEX.

By | 2018-01-12T14:55:17+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Categories: business investment, c-level, CEO, community news, Conferences, CSuite, Event Sponsorship, Events, JS&A News, JSA Events, Network, Speaking Event, Speaking Panel, tech, tech event, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

It's a new year, and a new Telecom Exchange (TEX) NYC format. TEX is now more selective than ever, with only 150 seats available, to ensure the highest level of participation, collaboration and agenda-setting. C-levels from telecom, tech and content delivery will gather, by invitation-only, to determine the necessary next steps to ensure networks are smarter [...]

Q Advisors Represents Calligo in its Acquisition of 3 Peaks

By | 2017-10-18T10:59:44+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business investment, business strategy, cloud computing, Consulting, Investment Banking, Media and Technology (TMT), Technology, Telecom, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Calligo, a global cloud solution provider has purchased Canadian cloud services provider, 3 Peaks Inc. Q Advisors, a leading TMT investment banking boutique, acted as financial advisors to Calligo for this transaction. More about the transaction... The acquisition of the Burlington, ON and Vancouver, BC based business and its Pacific Online business, which has clients right across [...]

Introducing TEX 2.0

By | 2017-11-07T09:01:44+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Brand Marketing, business investment, c-level, community news, Conferences, Event Sponsorship, Events, JS&A News, JSA Events, Network, New York, Speaking Event, tech event, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What did you do this summer? Well, JSA Events was busy revamping and transforming Telecom Exchange to bring the industry a new standard for event collaboration and executive networking. We like to introduce you to TEX 2.0! JSA will debut the new format in New York on June 20, 2018, for the show's eighth year! What is TEX 2.0? Glad [...]

Hammer Fiber and Go Long Wireless Enter Exciting Partnership

By | 2017-07-26T13:07:27+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business collaboration, business expansion, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, fiber, fiber optics, rural areas, Rural Telecom, VoIP, VoIP service, wireless, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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) has entered into a new partnership that will lead to dramatic expansion. The company announced today that is has teamed up with Go Long Wireless, Ltd. (GLW), a company based [...]

LightRiver Announces Exciting Acquisition, Expands Software Capabilities

By | 2017-06-06T16:04:33+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business expansion, business investment, business strategy, Factory Built Network, JSA Clients, LightRiver, M&A, Network, Network Solutions, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver Software, Inc., along with sister company, LightRiver Technologies, Inc., the leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning of multi-vendor packet optical networks, announced a big move today - the acquisition of Unique Computer Services, Inc., a pioneer and industry leader in the development and support of multi- vendor, transport network systems software, with hundreds of [...]

NV Energy Selects LightRiver Technologies to Perform Critical Network Build

By | 2017-05-10T11:25:49+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: business collaboration, business continuity, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, Factory Built Network, Network, network equipment, network growth, network provider, Network Solutions, network upgrade, utility|Tags: , , , , , , |

LightRiver Technologies, Inc. has prided itself on Factory Built Network® design and commissioning, and has engaged with many leading companies. Another such project was noted today with the announcement that NV Energy Inc., headquartered in Las Vegas, selected LightRiver to perform a significant network build. NV Energy is the largest Nevada utility, providing a wide range of energy services to [...]

Lightower Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Detroit Office

By | 2017-04-19T10:06:14+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, business expansion, business investment, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, Connectivity, dark fiber, data network services, Dedicated Internet Access, economy, Events, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Lightower, tech, technology startup, Telecom, telecom event, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks continues its strong growth and expansion with a new office located at 755 West Big Beaver Road in Detroit, MI. This office will further support Lightower’s employee base and network infrastructure of over 1,200 route miles of fiber and over 100 on-net buildings throughout the region. Over the past few years, Detroit has [...]

Get Your Ping Pong On at the TEX NYC Opening Reception

By | 2017-04-10T12:38:20+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: Brand Marketing, business investment, c-level, community news, Conferences, Event Sponsorship, Events, JS&A News, JSA Events, Network, tech event, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom networking event, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Join fellow tech and telecom executives at the Telecom Exchange (TEX) Opening Reception on Tuesday, June 20th at SPiN NYC from 6pm-8pm. Technology and telecom industry leaders will join for casual networking, food, drinks and a ‘winner-plays-winner’ ping pong tournament to kick-off the opening night of TEX. Compete with fellow executives in our tournament or just cheer [...]

Feeling Lucky?

By | 2017-03-17T11:23:31+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Brand Marketing, business investment, c-level, community news, Conferences, Event Sponsorship, Events, JS&A News, JSA Events, Network, tech, tech event, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom marketing, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As I mentioned earlier this week, there are a lot of things March is known for, and St. Patrick's Day is one of them. Are you seeing green today? Why not make it gold?! As the work week wraps up, before you head out to celebrate St. Paddy's Day, claim your Telecom Exchange Pot of Gold. [...]

High Performance Networking: Paves the Way for Digital Transformation

By | 2017-03-16T13:05:11+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Applications, applications services, architecture, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Big Data connectivity, business expansion, business investment, carrier, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, General, Global Telecommunications, Internet, lit fiber, tech, telecom infrastructure, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Businesses of all sizes are looking for ways to adapt to changing market conditions and manage growth. Companies are seeking new strategies to secure additional customers and take care of existing ones. Embracing digital transformation is a way to make things happen more efficiently, cost-effectively and securely. Companies can connect remote offices, transfer large files, leverage [...]

FirstLight and Sovernet Communications Join Forces

By | 2017-03-14T11:49:11+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, business collaboration, business continuity, business expansion, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, fiber, fiber engineering, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight Fiber, Network, network growth, network operators, network route|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  It’s official - FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, has announced that Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”), combining the operations of Sovernet with FirstLight. It is the latest in a series of impressive moves for Oak Hill and First Light. Along [...]

Countdown to #TEX2017 NYC with 100 Days to Go and Only 8 Tables Left

By | 2017-03-13T12:54:16+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: Brand Marketing, business investment, c-level, community news, Conferences, Event Sponsorship, Events, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Events, Meetings, Network, New York, Speaking Event, Speaking Panel, tech, tech event, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, women in tech|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Believe it or not, we are only 100 days away from Telecom Exchange (TEX) NYC, which is taking place June 20-21 at Cipriani Wall Street. Due to early demand and an unprecedented number of returning companies, exhibitor tables and branding opportunities are quickly selling out for our June event. We encourage those that are interested in participating [...]

Thought Leaders Talk M&A Big Deals of 2016 & Predictions for 2017 on tomorrow’s JSA Virtual CEO Roundtable

By | 2017-01-26T12:16:59+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: business acquisition, business expansion, business investment, business partnership, community news, Financial, General, JS&A News, JSA Radio, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, M&A, Speaking Panel, tech, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, telecom reports, Telecommunications, Video Conferencing, video streaming|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One of most popular and favorite roundtables is back to kick off the new year! We invite you to join us for our January installment in the JSA TV Virtual CEO Roundtable series, entitled, ‘M&A: Reviewing the Big Deals of 2016 & Predictions for 2017' to be webcasted live tomorrow, Friday, January 27 at 1:30 PM ET. [...]

FISPALIVE is Headed to Nashville

By | 2017-01-31T15:42:17+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Categories: business investment, community news, Event Sponsorship, Events, General, Meetings, Network, Speaking Event, tech event, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FISPALIVE is going to make some music next month when they head to the "Music City," Nashville, for the "FISPA 2017 Hybrid Service Provider Conference." FISPALIVE, taking place February 15-17, 2017, is the must-attend trade show for serious executives and network operators who call competitive telecom their industry. You see all the vendors and new products in [...]

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