fiber network

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 [...]

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 [...]

Connected2Fiber Highlights Colo Atl as “Key Destination” in its Connected World Platform

By |2018-12-11T14:26:25-04:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: business collaboration, carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, cloud, colocation, Connectivity, Data Center, data center news, fiber network, fiber network, meet me room, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Colo Atl Creates Destination For The Connectivity Industry in The Connected World Connected2Fiber, a leading industry cloud growth platform built for the connectivity industry, highlighted today a key destination within The Connected World platform. Colo Atl, the leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection services at 55 Marietta St in Atlanta offers a marketplace of opportunities [...]

Acquisition News: Strome Networks is Now ResurgenceIG

By |2018-11-01T14:07:32-04:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business collaboration, dark fiber, fiber network, fiber network, network growth, network route, tech, Technology, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Acquisition Positions the Company to Offer the Highest Levels of Bandwidth, and Network Solutions Beyond its Fiber Network Resurgence Infrastructure Holdings, LLC made it official with the announcement today; it has acquired Strome Networks, LLC. The company is now the new owner and operator of a contiguous dark fiber network in Florida with reach into Atlanta, [...]

FirstLight Expands Offerings with Megaport Enabled Cloud Connectivity and Expanded Networks

By |2018-10-30T10:42:36-04:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, Cloud Storage, Connectivity, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber|Tags: , , , , , , |

FirstLight, already a leader in providing fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast, is expanding its offerings by extending their network footprint and partnering with market leaders to offer seamless cloud connectivity. FIRSTLIGHT PARTNERS WITH MEGAPORT FirstLight is leveraging Megaport’s global Software Defined Network(SDN) to access Megaport’s ecosystem of over 300 service providers [...]

Pixel Factory Data Center Chooses Colo Atl Facility as “Gateway to the South”

By |2019-04-09T13:32:42-04:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: business collaboration, colocation, customer win, Data Center, fiber network, interconnection, IP peering, meet me room, peering, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pixel Factory Data Center, Inc. has selected Colo Atl’s downtown Atlanta facility as a new Point of Presence (PoP) location, heralding the facility as the “gateway to the South.” Pixel Factory Data Center, Inc. is a colocation facility located in the southern part of Virginia, servicing small and large customers primarily in the Richmond, VA area. [...]