fiber network

Southern Telecom Supports Fiber Network Expansion for Major Telecom Carrier Hotel

By |2019-07-30T14:43:10-04:00July 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 |2019-07-30T12:45:37-04:00July 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 |2019-07-17T08:22:18-04:00July 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 |2019-07-10T16:40:43-04:00July 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 |2019-07-09T17:05:58-04:00July 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 |2019-06-13T12:48:54-04:00June 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 |2019-03-27T11:34:51-04:00March 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 |2019-03-20T20:20:44-04:00March 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 |2019-03-20T17:05:30-04:00March 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 |2019-03-13T12:37:27-04:00March 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 |2019-03-07T18:53:05-04:00March 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 [...]

Fiber-Based Network Provider Fatbeam Celebrates Nearly a Decade of Growth with New Website

By |2019-02-28T15:07:22-04:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: dark fiber, education, fiber, fiber network, Gigabit internet, lit fiber, Network, Network Solutions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Fatbeam, a leading B2B provider of fiber-based network solutions in the Western US, has officially rebranded in order to highlight its extensive growth and competitive advantages for organizations looking for Wide Area Network (WAN) and Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) solutions. Founded in 2010, the company has dramatically evolved from a local Idaho-based provider to a dominant [...]

Precision OT Now Offering Fiber Optic Jumpers

By |2019-02-08T13:19:53-04:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, jsa blog, JSA Clients, network equipment, network operators, Optical Networking, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Company Works to Ease Procurement Process for Fiber Optic Network Operators Over the past three years, Precision OT has experienced a 600% jump in revenue owing to its focus on producing high-quality, NEM-compatible optical transceivers. Now, the company is leveraging its profitability to widen its already-extensive inventory to include fiber optic jumpers.  As a result of [...]

SEIMITSU Selects Colo Atl as it Expands Broadband Network Across Southeast US

By |2019-04-09T13:30:27-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: colocation, Data Center, data center news, fiber network, fiber network, Georgia Technology Center, interconnection, IT, meet me room, Network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Announced today at PTC’19, SEIMITSU Business Technology Solutions has selected Colo Atl for colocation and connectivity services. In the midst of expanding its own broadband network across the Southeast US region, Seimitsu sought premium colocation space in Atlanta, with the ability to easily interconnect with strategic carrier partners and key business partners at 55 Marietta, with [...]

Cascadia FiberNet to Build New Fiber Network Between Vancouver, BC and Seattle, WA

By |2019-01-21T18:39:32-04:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: carrier hotel, Connectivity, fiber, fiber network, General, jsa blog, network growth, Telecom, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cascadia Gateway and its affiliate Cascadia FiberNet Inc. are working on a series of collaborative projects spanning the Cascadia bio-region corridor between Vancouver, British Columbia and Seattle, Washington. The Initiative embraces the concepts put forth under the “Cascadia Innovation Corridor” project being undertaken by various public and private sector organizations, with its purpose being to develop [...]

FirstLight: Providing Connectivity for The Governor’s Academy Campus-Wide

By |2019-01-16T10:28:18-04:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: cloud, Data Center, fiber network, fiber optics, General, VoIP service|Tags: , , , , |

FirstLight has a history of supporting schools throughout New York and New England in their efforts to offer high-quality fiber-based connectivity to staff and students.  This is in addition to providing fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the US Northeast, for which they are broadly recognized. FirstLight services many leading [...]