fiber optics

FirstLight Fiber Acquires Maine Fiber Company

By |2019-05-16T21:46:36-04:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Broadband, Data Center, fiber optics, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Network|Tags: , , , , |

FirstLight announced today that it has acquired Maine Fiber Company (“MFC”), a transaction which will further enhance the company's fiber network throughout the State of Maine.  The MFC network adds unique routes into Canada including a cable landing, the Maritime Express Route from Nova Scotia to Boston, as well as additional diversity to FirstLight’s robust network. [...]

DQE Communications: Why Today’s Manufacturers Need High Speed, Fiber Optic Networks

By |2019-04-18T18:01:05-04:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: big data, Big Data analytics, fiber optics|Tags: , , , , , , |

DQE Communications (DQE), the premier provider of high-speed, fiber-optic networking for businesses and carriers throughout Southwestern PA, Eastern OH and Northern WV, is pleased to share its new e-Book entitled Yo, Robot! Network Solutions for Manufacturers and Industry 4.0. With the rise of digitally-enabled advances such as Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Industrial IoT (IIoT), [...]

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, [...]

Hylan Announces Two New Appointments of CFO and President

By |2019-02-26T13:30:15-04:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: appointments, c-level, construction, DAS, datacom, engineering, fiber engineering, fiber optics, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Hylan Appoints New CFO and New President for Hylan Datacom & Electrical Division Hylan, a market leading provider of specialized communications engineering and construction services, announces today it has appointed Scott Gindea as new Chief Financial Officer for Hylan; and Paul Angerame, as the new President of Hylan Datacom & Electrical, an umbrella company of Hylan.  [...]

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 [...]

FirstLight Launches ‘Managed Edge’ Solutions

By |2019-01-29T13:51:11-04:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: cloud, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Internet, jsa blog, telecom industry blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FirstLight,  in addition to providing fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast has now added 'Managed Edge' solutions to its roster of offerings. Connecting nearly 8,000 locations in service with more than 30,000 locations serviceable by a 14,000-route mile network, FirstLight offers a robust suite of [...]

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 [...]

Introducing Lightseer – Precision OT Launches SDN Application for Optical Network Analytics

By |2018-10-18T21:26:20-04:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: fiber, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, network equipment, network operators, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Optical networks are becoming increasingly complicated, and telecom companies are searching for cutting-edge, cost-effective solutions to push their networks into the future. Today, Precision OT, a leading provider of optical transceivers and related active/passive optical components, announced its solution for easing the complexity of monitoring and configuring networks – Lightseer. Lightseer is an innovative, machine learning-powered [...]

FirstLight Provides Internet and WAN Services to Alfred State College

By |2018-10-03T11:22:03-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: customer win, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Internet, IT, shared IT, software, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , |

FirstLight’s comprehensive fiber-based solutions provide connectivity for faculty, staff, and students.    Alfred State College (ASC) has selected FirstLight to provide faculty, staff, and students of the college high-quality Internet and fiber optic wide area network (WAN) connectivity across the entire college footprint. FirstLight has supplied back up Internet service to Alfred State College, enabling increased bandwidth and [...]

eX² Technology Partners with Atlanta BeltLine to Transform Railroad into a Tech-Rich Corridor

By |2018-10-02T13:50:34-04:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: bandwidth, business partnership, fiber, fiber engineering, fiber network, fiber optics, interconnection, Internet, long haul, Network, network upgrade, Technology, Telecom, telecom infrastructure, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The network will be used to advance ABI’s internal communications and other smart city and public safety initiatives, including Wi-Fi, lighting and security technology along the BeltLine. eX² Technology has entered a public-private partnership (P3) with Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) to design and deploy an accelerated communications network that follows along an abandoned railroad corridor to [...]

eStruxture Adds Beanfield Metroconnect Services to its Ecosystem of Network Providers

By |2018-09-20T15:01:28-04:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, carrier, Cybersecurity, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, fiber, fiber optics, IaaS, Internet Service Providers, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, low latency, mission critical, Technology, Telecom, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As Todd Coleman, CEO of eStruxture, recently said about his company: “While this is an infrastructure business at its core, it’s really a business built around people and relationships – that’s what drives me.” With today’s news that Beanfield Metroconnect, a telecommunications company with the largest independent fibre-optic network in the Greater Toronto Area, has joined [...]

Hylan’s Continued Growth Leads to Move to Larger Facility in New York

By |2018-09-19T16:41:47-04:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: business expansion, construction, DAS, distributed antenna system, fiber, fiber engineering, fiber optics, small cell, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Company's Hylan Datacom & Electrical Division Moves to Larger Facility to Accommodate Growth Following what's been a fantastic year for business growth and expansion, Hylan, a market-leading provider of specialized communications engineering and construction services, has moved to a larger facility in Long Island City, New York. The Long Island City facility is operated by Hylan [...]

Southern Telecom Expands Enterprise Connectivity Services for Metro Optical

By |2018-09-14T10:42:34-04:00September 14th, 2018|Categories: business partnership, colocation, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, metro market, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , |

Metro Optical has chosen Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of Southern Company, to support its efforts to expand enterprise services to customers in Birmingham, Ala. Metro Optical will leverage colocation space from STI to build a customized network solution for its clients in the region. Metro Optical is a leading provider of managed network, data and [...]

‘Bull Moose Club’ Coworking Space in Albany Chooses FirstLight

By |2018-09-07T10:17:00-04:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: customer win, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, IT, shared IT, software, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , |

FirstLight’s Internet service provides the high quality, low latency experience needed to support its clients The Bull Moose Club, opening mid-September 2018 in Albany, NY, has selected FirstLight to provide Internet connectivity. FirstLight’s high-quality, low latency fiber connection will enable 160 members of the new coworking space, including 22 office suites, to perform efficiently with full [...]

Introducing ‘MALBEC’: GlobeNet and Facebook Bring New Subsea Cable to Argentina

By |2018-09-05T19:04:10-04:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, business collaboration, business investment, business partnership, cable, cable landing station, carrier, cloud, cloud computing, Connectivity, construction, Facebook, fiber, fiber optics, GlobeNet, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, Latin America, low latency, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

GlobeNet has started the fall off with a huge bang! Today, the leading wholesale provider of telecom infrastructure in Latin America announced that, together with social media giant Facebook, it has begun construction of the new subsea cable it announced in May. Together, the two companies will co-own the system, although it will be fully operated [...]