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The Smithsonian Institution Selects XKL’s Technology to Replace Legacy Infrastructure

By | 2018-05-15T14:38:04+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: colocation, Data Center, fiber, Global Telecommunications, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

XKL, a leading provider of fiber optic networking systems, announced today that the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum, education and research complex, has selected its DWDM DarkStar systems to update the institute’s legacy infrastructure. In addition to flexible connectivity, multiple protection schemes are available to secure active connectivity, which was a determining factor when Smithsonian [...]

Saratoga Springs School District Selects FirstLight

By | 2018-05-15T13:28:06+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: education, fiber, fiber network, Internet, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , |

FirstLight’s Low Latency Internet and High-Quality Voice Services Provide the Foundation to Support School’s E-Learning Initiatives The Saratoga Springs School District in Saratoga, NY, has selected FirstLight to provide high-speed, dedicated Internet and Voice services to the schools throughout the school district. FirstLight’s Internet and voice services will ensure fast, high-quality connectivity and reliability to the [...]

GlobeNet Expanding Subsea Network to Argentina

By | 2018-05-07T20:28:30+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Categories: fiber, Global Telecommunications, GlobeNet, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

First new route to provide direct connectivity from Argentina to Brazil and the United States since 2001 Ever since the inception of its flagship 23,500 km submarine cable system, GlobeNet, a leading provider of telecom infrastructure in the Americas, has been making continuous upgrades to its network infrastructure. Today, at ITW 2018, the company unveiled its [...]

Data Center Real Estate: LA’s West 7 Center in Prime Location for OTTs & IoT

By | 2018-05-02T21:43:59+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: carrier-neutral, cloud computing, colocation, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, Content Delivery, dark fiber, data, Data Center, data center build, Data Center Connectivity, disaster recovery, fiber, IoT, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, low latency, meet me room, network growth, OTT, peering, Telecom, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, tier 3 data center|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As OTTs continue to outpace traditional cable television and IoT devices increasingly bridge the gap between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and consumers, Los Angeles is fast becoming an epicenter for data-intensive, mission-critical applications. In a city known for a shortage of colocation capacity, West 7 Center stands out as having the ability to deliver the space, power [...]

Kosc Telecom: Connecting France with New Fibre Offers!

By | 2018-05-02T15:32:49+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: fiber, fiber network, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , |

For the very first time in France, a wholesale fibre service dedicated to businesses is now available! Established in March 2016, Kosc Telecom is the only carrier providing Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) in France. With a state-of-the-art broadband and fibre optic infrastructure, stretching over 20,000 km and connecting over 180 cities, the carrier is now [...]

Georgia System Operations Corporation Selects Southern Telecom for Dark Fiber

By | 2018-04-30T13:32:35+00:00 April 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 [...]

Tri State Area Federal Credit Union Chooses FirstLight Internet, Voice

By | 2018-04-17T09:18:07+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: customer win, Data Center, fiber network, Financial, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, voice, voice and data company|Tags: , , , , , , |

FirstLight’s Fiber Optic Internet and Voice to Serve Bennington, VT Location Tri State Area Federal Credit Union, formerly Hoosick Federal Credit Union, has selected FirstLight for Internet and Voice services for its Bennington, VT location. Tri State Area Federal Credit Union (FCU) is a small, up and coming ($24MM) community chartered not-for-profit doing business in the [...]

Crosslake Fibre Makes Waves with Toronto to Buffalo Submarine Cable

By | 2018-04-05T09:06:37+00:00 April 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+00:00 March 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 [...]

WireIE and W Dusk Energy Group Bringing Green Broadband to Underserved Markets

By | 2018-03-16T20:40:50+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: Broadband, broadband connections, Canada, carrier ethernet, economy, Ethernet, fiber, General, Internet, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, low latency, MEF 2.0 compliant, Metro Ethernet Forum, mission critical, network operators, Telecom, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, WireIE|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Canadian network operator leveraging alternative energy to enhance service assurance For over a decade, WireIE’s CEO Rob Barlow has been working to alleviate the many socio-economic disadvantages that underserved communities without broadband connections in Canada face. Similarly, David Isaac, the founder of W Dusk Energy Group, has been focused on bringing reliable, sustainable energy solutions to [...]

Antin to Acquire FirstLight from Oak Hill Capital Partners

By | 2018-02-21T12:03:23+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business investment, business partnership, fiber network, Global Telecommunications, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Acquisition will further accelerate FirstLight’s growth and enhance capabilities for customers More big acquisition news for FirstLight! The company announced today that Antin Infrastructure Partners (“Antin”) has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire FirstLight from Oak Hill Capital Partners IV (“Oak Hill”). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We have [...]

WireIE Riding a Wave of Success – JSA TV Spotlight at PTC’18

By | 2018-02-20T17:17:46+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Categories: CAD, carrier ethernet, fiber, General, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, JSA TV, MEF 2.0 compliant, Metro Ethernet Forum, mission critical, network operators, Telecom, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, WireIE|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WireIE CEO Rob Barlow Shares Direction for 2018 with Jaymie Scotto Cutaia At PTC’18, one of the most important telecommunications events for the Pacific Rim, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia met up with Rob Barlow, the CEO of Canadian network operator WireIE, to discuss the company’s latest developments and where it is headed for the rest of 2018. [...]

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, [...]

Eyesight Ophthalmic Services ‘Opts’ for FirstLight

By | 2018-02-08T13:38:10+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: fiber network, healthcare, tech, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , |

New Hampshire-Based Ophthalmology Office Selects FirstLight’s Internet and Voice Services to Improve Communications Reliability and Enable Real-Time Information Access for Patients  Eyesight Ophthalmic Services, southern New Hampshire’s leading provider of eye care for both adults and children, has selected FirstLight to provide advanced communication services for its three medical offices in Exeter, Portsmouth and Somersworth. Eyesight [...]

Subsea Sector Heats Up with Cable Building Boom

By | 2018-02-06T15:22:32+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: colocation, Data Center, fiber, General, Global Telecommunications, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news|Tags: , , , , |

It's a great time to be in the subsea sector! Several new cables are part of the current building boom to support growth by content providers and OTTs. NJFX Founder and CEO, Gil Santaliz, says, “This investment of money and infrastructure is a win-win for everyone, including the innovators that will think up the next big [...]

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