fiber optics

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

By |2018-09-19T16:41:47-05:00September 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 |2018-09-14T10:42:34-05:00September 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 |2018-09-07T10:17:00-05:00September 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 |2018-09-05T19:04:10-05:00September 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 [...]

The Future of 5G: Veluxsys Making Deployments Cost-Effective

By |2018-09-05T16:57:41-05:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: 5G, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Blogs, CEO, fiber, fiber optics, Internet, IoT, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, mobile, Network, network equipment, network growth, network operators, tech, Technology, technology startup, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Today is a big day for the future of 5G networks in North America! Earlier this morning, Todd Davis and his team announced the formal launch of Veluxsys, a New York company using next-generation integrated photonics technologies to improve 5G and mmWave radio architectures. Backed by expertise in fiber optic networks through Precision OT, Veluxsys is [...]

Major Telecom Carrier Hotel Taps STI’s Unique Conduit System in Atlanta

By |2018-08-09T09:54:04-05:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: carrier, dark fiber, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Fiber to the Home, global carrier, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Southern Telecom, Inc.'s conduit system offers 12 route miles throughout downtown Atlanta utilizing former steam ducts Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI) is presently undergoing a substantial conduit project in downtown Atlanta for a major telecom carrier hotel. The project takes advantage of STI’s unique and secure infrastructure that utilizes cast iron pipes beneath the streets of Atlanta. [...]

Hylan West Unveils New Website

By |2018-08-08T13:40:19-05:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: company rebrand, construction, DAS, engineering, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, small cell, Telecom, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, website, Website Design, website launch|Tags: , , , |

Hylan West’s new website offers quick and easy access to essential information about this key division of Hylan Slade Ottney, President of Hylan West Hylan West, a full-service, design-build contractor specializing in broadband, communications, intelligent transport systems (ITS), distributed antenna systems (DAS), fiber optic network platforms, and wireless solutions, with operations in Arizona, California, [...]

Cross River Fiber, ZenFi Networks CEOs Discuss Merger on JSA TV

By |2018-06-12T17:17:02-05:00June 12th, 2018|Categories: business collaboration, business expansion, business partnership, cell site optimization, Cross River Fiber, DAS, DAS, distributed antenna system, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, ITW, JSA TV, merger, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom interview, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom video, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Live from ITW 2018, Vincenzo Clemente, CEO of Cross River Fiber and Ray LaChance, CEO of ZenFi, join Jaymie Scotto Cutaia of JSA TV to discuss taking their companies' partnership to the next level. We're excited to share with you today the exclusive JSA TV interview from ITW 2018, where both Clemente and LaChance offer an [...]

FirstLight Provides Cloud Communications to Lakes Region Community Services (LRCS)

By |2018-06-05T14:01:20-05:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Community Service, fiber, fiber optics, Internet, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , |

FirstLight was chosen to provide a FirstLight Cloud Communications system for LRCS, including Internet and fiber optic services. FirstLight offered LRCS a competitive price, first rate customer service, and most importantly the intention of offering a true partnership to the benefit of LRCS and the community.  Colleen Cass, LRCS IT Educator, who coordinated this project with FirstLight [...]

XKL Offers TENET a Secure Way to Accommodate Growth on West African Cable Subsea System

By |2018-05-01T10:24:38-05:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: big data, Big Data connectivity, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, colocation, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center news, education, fiber optics, General, global carrier, Global Telecommunications, Internet, network equipment, Optical Networking, R&D, research and development, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, XKL|Tags: , , , |

XKL’s DarkStar System Enhances West African Cable System - A Subsea Network Linking London to Cape Town The interconnection of data centers has become increasingly important for bandwidth intensive entities including enterprises, education, government, and healthcare sectors. Connecting separate data centers allows organizations to transfer workloads between locations, share resources and enable more capabilities. Considering the [...]

Georgia System Operations Corporation Selects Southern Telecom for Dark Fiber

By |2018-04-30T13:32:35-05:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: customer win, dark fiber, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Georgia System Operations Corporation (GSOC) has entered a leasing agreement for dark fiber on Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI)’s Atlanta central business district fiber ring. GSOC's control centers operate 24/7 to manage the delivery of electricity across the state. To ensure 24/7 operations, in 2005 GSOC’s backup control center, located about 25 miles from its headquarter [...]

Crosslake Fibre Makes Waves with Toronto to Buffalo Submarine Cable

By |2018-04-05T09:06:37-05:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, cable, carrier, dark fiber, fiber, fiber engineering, fiber network, fiber optics, General, global carrier, Internet, low latency, network equipment, network provider, network route, network upgrade, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom News & Trends (TNT)|Tags: , , , , , , |

ANNOUNCES SELECTIONS FOR CABLE AND HDD SHORE END SUPPLIERS Crosslake Fibre announced that it has selected two industry leaders to provide key components for its high capacity subsea cable connecting Toronto, Canada to Buffalo, New York. The submarine cable is the first system of its kind across Lake Ontario and will be attractive to telecom providers, service [...]

Timeshare Company Taps FirstLight for Internet and Voice

By |2018-03-20T11:38:42-05:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: cloud, customer win, dark fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, High Speed Internet, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, voice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Leading Online Marketplace, Vacation Innovations, Selects FirstLight for High Uptime, Availability, and Exceptional Customer Service Vacation Innovations, an online marketing company that specializes in vacation ownership advertising, sales, rentals and brokerage services, has selected FirstLight as its primary Internet and voice solutions provider. SellMyTimeshareNow.com, which is part of the Vacation Innovations’ family of brands, has been [...]

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

By |2018-02-14T14:08:57-05:00February 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 |2018-02-14T11:19:46-05:00February 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 |2018-01-22T11:18:34-05:00January 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 [...]