fiber network

Major Southern State University Selects Southern Telecom for Fiber Network Expansion

By |2019-12-11T09:18:30-05:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: dark fiber, fiber network, fiber network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , |

University Leverages Southern Telecom’s Unique Conduit Infrastructure to Expand its Fiber Network  A major southern state university has selected Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of Southern Company, for a significant network expansion project. This new network expansion opportunity is a direct result of the positive working relationship that STI has shared with the university for [...]

DQE Communications Expands Fiber Optic Network in Pennsylvania

By |2019-12-10T15:58:39-05:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: fiber, fiber network, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , |

DQE Communications brings its fiber optic network solutions to a new part of Pennsylvania by expanding into the Harrisburg area. DQE is the premier provider of high-speed fiber optic networking for businesses and carriers throughout southwestern Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and northern West Virginia. Through its expansion, DQE is extending its backbone network from the Pittsburgh area [...]

Wyyerd Group Partners with Colo Atl; Expands Fiber Optic Network throughout Georgia

By |2019-10-22T13:57:34-05:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: business partnership, colocation, Data Center, data center news, enterprise, fiber network, fiber optics, meet me room, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Wyyerd Group has selected Colo Atl for its premium data center and interconnection services and to serve as a strategic location and one of the primary hubs for Wyyerd Connect Colo Atl, an American Tower company, continues to grow its family and today welcomes the Wyyerd Group, a commercial, residential and smart-community fiber-optic based communications services [...]

Crosslake Fibre Completes Historic Fiber Route from Toronto to New York

By |2019-10-22T12:11:11-05:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, cable, content delivery network, Data Center, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial, General, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ultra-low latency network connects Toronto’s largest carrier hotels to Equinix NY4 in New Jersey The first new fiber-optic cable constructed between Toronto and New York in almost two decades is complete. Crosslake Fibre’s diverse network route connecting Toronto’s largest carrier hotels, Equinix TR2 at 45 Parliament Street and 151 Front Street West, to Equinix NY4 in [...]

Call for Speakers | TEX LA Topics Announced

By |2019-08-28T15:22:32-05:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: AI, c-level, Content, Content Delivery, Data Center, edge, fiber network, Financial, General, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Events, Los Angeles, Media, partnerships, Smart Cities, Speaking Event, Speaking Panel, Streaming Media, tech event, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom networking event, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, video streaming|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Telecom Exchange (TEX) CEO Roundtables have redefined the conference format.  The Result: Not just the same talk - but a real sense of community, collaboration and action. Topics for TEX LA Include:  - North American Partnerships in the New Digital Age: Content, Mobility & Interconnectivity - The Cutting Edge: AI and Edge Computing Empowering Smart [...]

Southern Telecom Supports Fiber Network Expansion for Major Telecom Carrier Hotel

By |2019-07-30T14:43:10-05:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: carrier hotel, colocation, data center tour, fiber network, fiber network, ITW, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Substantial conduit project in downtown Atlanta enables expansion with new high-density fiber cable deployment Following a very successful ITW 2019 for Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of Southern Company, which included several onsite tours of its 270 Peachtree colocation facility during the event, the company has announced today a new development in its substantial conduit [...]

New York Central Mutual Insurance (NYCM) Opts for FirstLight Ethernet Service

By |2019-07-30T12:45:37-05:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , |

FirstLight welcomes a new customer -  New York Central Mutual Insurance (NYCM) NYCM has selected FirstLight as its provider for fiber-based Ethernet connectivity. FirstLight’s Ethernet Private Line (EPL) service will provide NYCM with a redundant circuit between its Edmeston and Sherburne offices in central New York. For over 120 years, NYCM Insurance has been providing its [...]

Wirewerks Expands NextSTEP Technology™ Fiber Management System with Scalable Base-8 Connectivity Solutions

By |2019-07-17T08:22:18-05:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Broadband, Canada, colocation, Data Center, fiber network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Wirewerks announced today it has expanded its NextSTEP Technology™ Fiber Management System, a multi-award winning high-density connectivity solution for fiber management applications in data centers, MSO/Broadband networks and Enterprise LANs, with the launch of the NextSTEP™ 3-Series Modules, known as 3S Modules. The 3S Modules include the NextSTEP™ 3-Series Distribution Module and the NextSTEP™ 3-Series Loaded [...]

FirstLight Fiber Acquires Todd Cable Construction

By |2019-07-10T16:40:43-05:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Acquisition, construction, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, General|Tags: , , , , |

 FirstLight has announced that it has acquired Todd Cable Construction, enhancing the Company’s ability to expand its fiber network and facilitate continued growth by adding a proven team with robust construction capabilities and services.  The transaction will create a business unit focused on turnkey construction services supporting the company's continued growth. “Top notch construction services can [...]

Hylan Accelerates Growth in Western U.S.

By |2019-07-09T17:05:58-05:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: construction, DAS, fiber, fiber network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecommunications, wireless, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today, Hylan announced it is expanding its operations out west with the opening of three new Hylan West offices in Arizona and California. Hylan West, a Phoenix-based construction company and a division of Hylan, recently opened new offices in Phoenix, AZ., Long Beach, Calif., and Sacramento, Calif., to accommodate the growth of much-needed fiber and telecommunications construction [...]

Atlanta Colocation Facility Tours with Southern Telecom During ITW 2019

By |2019-06-13T12:48:54-05:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, data center tour, fiber, fiber network, fiber network, fiber optics, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , |

ITW attendees can reserve tours for Southern Telecom’s 270 Peachtree colocation facility on June 24 and 25 Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of Southern Company, will be offering two daily tours of its 270 Peachtree Colocation Facility during the 2019 International Telecoms Week, taking place June 23 to 26 at the Hyatt Regency & Marriott [...]

FirstLight Provides Connectivity to Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home

By |2019-03-27T11:34:51-05:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Connectivity, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Internet|Tags: , , , , , |

Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, has selected FirstLight to provide Internet connectivity throughout its campus. The upgrade enables students to collaborate on important projects regarding history, agriculture, and economics. Hildene, taken from two Old English words meaning “hill and valley with stream,” is considered to be one of the nation’s most important Lincoln sites, second only [...]

DQE Communications Brings Fiber-Optic Network to School Districts in Western PA

By |2019-03-20T20:20:44-05:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: education, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Network, Network Solutions, RFP, rural areas|Tags: , , , , , , |

DQE Communications (DQE), has been contracted by ARIN Intermediate Unit 28 (IU28) to provide its member school districts with high-speed internet services. DQE is the premier provider of high-speed, fiber optic networks for businesses and carriers throughout Southwestern PA, Eastern OH and Northern WV. The partnership will see DQE establish a purpose-built, fully owned, operated and [...]

Municipal Win for FirstLight – Town of Bennington, VT Selects FirstLight’s Fiber Optic Internet

By |2019-03-20T17:05:30-05:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: fiber, fiber network, fiber network, fiber optics, Government, Internet, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , |

The Town of Bennington, Vermont, has selected FirstLight to provide fiber optic Internet connectivity to the town office and its various satellite offices, as well as provide a managed firewall solution. The fourth largest town of Vermont, Bennington is well known for the Battle of Bennington, which took place during the Revolutionary War. For municipal staff, [...]

Westchester’s Century Country Club Selects FirstLight

By |2019-03-13T12:37:27-05:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, General, Internet|Tags: , , , , , , |

FirstLight has been selected as the service provider for Westchester Century Country Club. FirstLight’s dedicated, symmetrical fiber-based Internet services are a considerable upgrade to the historic country club’s prior infrastructure which will provide members and staff with a more robust, efficient Internet connection.  Century Club spans 175 acres in Purchase, New York, and has been acknowledged [...]

FirstLight Appoints Len Camara as Chief Information Officer

By |2019-03-07T18:53:05-05:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Chief Information Officer, cloud, fiber, fiber network, General, network provider, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FirstLight has appointed Leonard (“Len”) Camara as Chief Information Officer.  Mr. Camara, a seasoned executive,  will serve as a member of the senior team and will oversee the advancement of the Company’s Information Systems and Information Technology functions to support the company's next phase of growth. Mr. Camara brings more than 20 years of experience leading [...]