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Crosslake Fibre Makes Waves with Toronto to Buffalo Submarine Cable

By | 2018-04-05T09:06:37+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, cable, carrier, dark fiber, fiber, fiber engineering, fiber network, fiber optics, General, global carrier, Internet, low latency, network equipment, network provider, network route, network upgrade, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom News & Trends (TNT)|Tags: , , , , , , |

ANNOUNCES SELECTIONS FOR CABLE AND HDD SHORE END SUPPLIERS Crosslake Fibre announced that it has selected two industry leaders to provide key components for its high capacity subsea cable connecting Toronto, Canada to Buffalo, New York. The submarine cable is the first system of its kind across Lake Ontario and will be attractive to telecom providers, service [...]

Timeshare Company Taps FirstLight for Internet and Voice

By | 2018-03-20T11:38:42+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Categories: cloud, customer win, dark fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, High Speed Internet, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, voice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Leading Online Marketplace, Vacation Innovations, Selects FirstLight for High Uptime, Availability, and Exceptional Customer Service Vacation Innovations, an online marketing company that specializes in vacation ownership advertising, sales, rentals and brokerage services, has selected FirstLight as its primary Internet and voice solutions provider. SellMyTimeshareNow.com, which is part of the Vacation Innovations’ family of brands, has been [...]

FirstLight Tapped by Largest Independent High School in US

By | 2018-02-14T11:19:46+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: dark fiber, EdTech, education, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, voice|Tags: , , , , , |

Geographically Diverse Internet Circuits and Dark Fiber WAN Meet Pinkerton Academy’s Growing Bandwidth Needs of More Than 3,500 End Users Great education sector win for FirstLight announced today! Pinkerton Academy, the largest independent high school in the US, has selected FirstLight to provide high speed Internet to connect 23 buildings across its 170+-acre campus in Derry, [...]

Southern Telecom Turns 20 This Month

By | 2018-02-06T13:44:02+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Dark fiber company celebrates 20 years of providing long-haul and metropolitan dark fiber throughout the southeast US  This month marks the 20th anniversary of Southern Telecom, Inc. Celebrating two decades of wholesale dark fiber industry presence and expertise, Southern Telecom offers wireline broadband infrastructure supported by one of the largest investor-owned energy utilities in North America, [...]

Fiber’s Next Act – Making 5G Ambition a Reality

By | 2018-01-24T13:26:51+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: 5G, CEO, dark fiber, Speaking Panel, Technology, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Cross River Fiber CEO to Join Highly Anticipated Dark Fiber and 5G Panel for Metro Connect 2018 With the 5G wireless network race set to begin this year, it's an exciting time for the industry as the next generation wireless network holds amazing potential to drive incredible growth, create new jobs, and better enable new technologies, [...]

Wilcon Network Powers Virtual Reality Projects for Emmy Award-Winning Entertainment Studio

By | 2017-10-24T09:49:05+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Categories: carrier, dark fiber, entertainment, General, Network, technology trends, Telecom, Virtual Reality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Typically, when we watch our favorite team or race we want to receive a high quality, clear picture without interruptions. Emmy Award-winning Mandt Media takes that a step further with its immersive entertainment and media studio that specializes in the production of premium augmented reality content, virtual reality content and artificial intelligence. Augmented Reality (AR) layers [...]

Crosslake Fibre Reaches Subsea Cable Milestone

By | 2017-10-18T14:20:28+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, carrier, cloud, dark fiber, data, Data Center, fiber optics, Financial, General, global carrier, Global Telecommunications, Internet, internet traffic, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

New Cable System Will Provide High Capacity Options for Carriers, Financials, Content Providers and Enterprises Internet growth has reached the “zettabyte era”, as reported by Cisco. Global internet traffic reached a run rate of 1 zettabyte (ZB) last year and is expected to double by 2020. Internet applications, cloud, content and tech trends are driving demands [...]

Cleareon Fiber Networks Acquires NYC-based Data Center Operations

By | 2017-10-16T09:20:11+00:00 October 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 [...]

FirstLight to Enhance Healthcare Operations Management for ConvenientMD

By | 2017-07-26T13:33:07+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: business collaboration, business partnership, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data security, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight, healthcare, Internet, IT, IT Infrastructure, Network, Network Solutions, Security, voice, VoIP, VoIP service|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are few industries implementing technology as rapidly into their operations as healthcare. FirstLight recognizes this, and has been working with top medical organizations to bring better connectivity and reliable networks. To that end, the leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that ConvenientMD, an urgent care walk-in group with locations throughout New [...]

FirstLight Solutions Enrich Overall Performance for Greater Johnstown School District

By | 2017-05-11T14:47:19+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, dark fiber, education, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight, Internet, Network, Network Solutions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight has experienced expansive growth during the past year, and has provided network solutions to more and more organizations in a variety of sectors. In keeping with that trend, the leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast announced today that the Greater Johnstown School District has selected FirstLight to provide Internet connectivity to schools throughout [...]

Crosslake Fibre Announces New Subsea Cable System

By | 2017-05-09T14:06:43+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Canada, Connectivity, dark fiber, fiber, fiber engineering, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial, General, international carrier, internet traffic, managed services, network provider, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dark fiber provider, Crosslake Fibre Inc. just announced their newest fiber project, a submarine cable build linking Toronto to Buffalo. The project is the first submarine cable system across Lake Ontario connecting through Toronto into the U.S. The network will land northwest of Lockport, NY, on the U.S. side and on the Canadian side will be [...]

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 [...]

FirstLight, f6networks Align to Provide Network Transport between U.S. and Canada

By | 2017-04-04T13:29:38+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: business partnership, Canada, dark fiber, fiber, fiber network, jsa blog, Network, network route, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Announced at The Spring 2017 INCOMPAS Show, FirstLight Fiber has partnered with f6networks, the owner and operator of a high-capacity fiber network that provides high capacity transport between New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Quebec to locations throughout the northeast U.S.  FirstLight and f6networks are now able to provide lit services to customers who have both a U.S. [...]

Acquisition Alert: FirstLight to Acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group

By | 2017-03-06T11:52:49+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business expansion, cloud, Cloud service provider, dark fiber, Data Center, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight Fiber, Internet, jsa blog, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We've got the latest in telecom acquisitions right here for you. And this time, FirstLight is once again on the move! The leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast today announced its intent to acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group (“FLTG”), a subsidiary of Trumansburg Telephone Company (TTC). FLTG provides data, Internet and voice [...]

Wilcon Provides Higher Education With Higher Speeds

By | 2017-02-16T10:36:51+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Blogs, carrier, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center, fiber, fiber optics, higher education, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , |

Higher education calls for higher speeds and today, Wilcon, the premier West Coast provider of best-in-class fiber optic and data center infrastructure, announced its deployment of a scalable fiber optic network to Soka University’s campus in Aliso Viejo, California. According to Online Colleges, up to 41% of students have three or more devices connected to the [...]

Cross River Fiber and ZenFi Collaborate to Create (zXc) ZenCross Connect

By | 2017-01-30T15:16:03+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Cross River Fiber, dark fiber, data, General, interconnection, lit fiber, Low-Latency Network, Network, network operators, network provider, network route, Network Solutions, New York, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Online ordering platform offers self-service, automated metro connectivity When ordering dark fiber or lit services several key factors come to mind - fast delivery, competitive pricing, rapid development, and of course, no-term contracts. Cross River Fiber and ZenFi have entered a partnership to do just that. Through their new ordering platform, zXc (ZenCross Connect), there is no [...]

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