fiber optics

Colo Atl’s Tim Kiser to Talk Cloud Revolution at DICE Southeast Data Center Conference & Expo in Atlanta

By | 2018-02-14T14:08:57+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Categories: CEO, cloud, colocation, Data Center, data center events, fiber, fiber optics, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , |

Highly Anticipated Event and “The Cloud Revolution: From Fiber to Cyber” Panel Takes Place on February 27 Colo Atl’s Owner and Founder Tim Kiser will serve as a panelist at the DICE Southeast | Data Center Investment Conference & Expo, on Tues., Feb. 27, 2018 at the American Cancer Society Center in Atlanta. Tim’s panel, “The [...]

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, [...]

Cross River Fiber Completes Latency-Sensitive Fiber Route to NJFX Tier 3 Colocation Campus

By | 2018-01-22T11:18:34+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: business partnership, carrier, Cross River Fiber, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial Exchange, FinTech, global carrier, Global Telecommunications, international carrier, low latency, Low-Latency Network, NJFX, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , |

The completed fiber route deploys all new optical glass, as well as a path that is diverse from other legacy infrastructure options, which equates to an extremely reliable network for NJFX customers. Announced at PTC’18 today, Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based, boutique network infrastructure and telecommunications solutions provider, has completed its fiber network to the [...]

NJFX Invests in Further Success

By | 2017-11-21T10:34:35+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, colocation, Data Center, fiber optics, General, Global Telecommunications, Network, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Newest Core Team Members Support Rapid Growth and 2018 Expansion 2017 has been a banner year for NJFX, marking record growth as the company prepares for an even bigger year in 2018. It’s been just over a year since the company first opened its 64,800 sq.ft data center. Since September 2017, the company has seen its [...]

Maine’s Pepperell Mill Campus Taps FirstLight for High Speed Internet for Tenants

By | 2017-11-14T08:46:29+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: cloud, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, fiber network, fiber optics, High Speed Internet, Internet, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pepperell Mill Campus, an adaptive redevelopment project featuring commercial and residential space in Biddeford, Maine, has selected FirstLight for an extensive network upgrade with a 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) high speed Internet solution across its 16 buildings on 16 acres of land. With a variety of tenants requiring different levels of Internet connectivity, FirstLight worked [...]

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 [...]

IFC-1 Welcomes Fergus Innes as Managing Director

By | 2017-08-31T09:12:14+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: cable, carrier, Connectivity, fiber, fiber optics, Internet Service Providers, Network, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, tech, Technology, Telecom|Tags: , , , , |

Ireland-France Subsea Cable Limited (“IFSC”) is building an ultra-high capacity 565 km cable connecting Dublin to Paris. Designed to meet growing demands of carriers, ISPs and enterprises that require state-of-the-art connectivity to Europe, IFC-1 is scheduled for completion 2Q 2019. Making telecom history, IFC-1 is the first direct subsea cable to connect Ireland to France. To further business [...]

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 [...]

Hammer Fiber and Go Long Wireless Enter Exciting Partnership

By | 2017-07-26T13:07:27+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business collaboration, business expansion, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, fiber, fiber optics, rural areas, Rural Telecom, VoIP, VoIP service, wireless, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hammer Fiber Optic Investments Ltd., a New Jersey-based wireless and fiber network operator and wholly owned subsidiary of publicly traded Hammer Fiber Optic Holdings Corp (OTCQB:HMMR) has entered into a new partnership that will lead to dramatic expansion. The company announced today that is has teamed up with Go Long Wireless, Ltd. (GLW), a company based [...]

LightRiver Wins Best Next-Gen Optical Communication Technology Provider Award

By | 2017-07-12T13:16:55+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: awards, business awards, Factory Built Network, Factory Built Network, fiber network, fiber optics, jsa blog, LightRiver, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Another well-deserved award for LightRiver Technologies, Inc., the leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning of multi-vendor packet optical networks. Technology Media Telecom (TMT) News has awarded LightRiver as the Best Next-Gen Optical Communication Technology Provider for 2017. The TMT News Award recognizes LightRiver’s Factory Built Network® solution as the USA’s “Most Sophisticated Telecom Network [...]

Sovernet Communications Rebrands as FirstLight

By | 2017-05-24T10:32:04+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, business expansion, business strategy, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The unprecedented growth continues for FirstLight. The company's expansion continued today, as the leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast completed the next step in its integration process with Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”) – rebranding Sovernet as FirstLight. Both FirstLight and Sovernet have been serving the communications needs of Vermonters for more than 15 years [...]

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 [...]

SEL and LightRiver Team Up to Offer New, Dependable Solutions to Critical Infrastructure Industries

By | 2017-05-11T11:00:25+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: business partnership, engineering, Ethernet, Factory Built Network, Factory Built Network, fiber optics, jsa blog, LightRiver, LightRiver Labs, Network, network equipment, Telecom, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, utility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In follow up to LightRiver’s news earlier this week about working with NV Energy on a critical network build, LightRiver announces today its new partnership with Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL). As partners, LightRiver and SEL will offer communication networking technology, solutions, and services that deliver the performance and security required for demanding industrial control system [...]

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 [...]

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