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FirstLight Fiber Acquires Todd Cable Construction

By |2019-07-10T16:40:43-04:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Acquisition, construction, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, General|Tags: , , , , |

 FirstLight has announced that it has acquired Todd Cable Construction, enhancing the Company’s ability to expand its fiber network and facilitate continued growth by adding a proven team with robust construction capabilities and services.  The transaction will create a business unit focused on turnkey construction services supporting the company's continued growth. “Top notch construction services can [...]

Hylan Accelerates Growth in Western U.S.

By |2019-07-09T17:05:58-04:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: construction, DAS, fiber, fiber network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecommunications, wireless, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today, Hylan announced it is expanding its operations out west with the opening of three new Hylan West offices in Arizona and California. Hylan West, a Phoenix-based construction company and a division of Hylan, recently opened new offices in Phoenix, AZ., Long Beach, Calif., and Sacramento, Calif., to accommodate the growth of much-needed fiber and telecommunications construction [...]

GlobeNet Completes Marine Survey for Malbec Subsea Cable

By |2019-06-24T20:41:17-04:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: colocation, Data Center, fiber, Global Telecommunications, International Telecoms Week, JSA Clients, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, tech event, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Malbec subsea cable to Argentina is well on its way! Today, at ITW 2019, GlobeNet, a wholesale provider of telecoms infrastructure in the Americas, reported that it has completed the marine survey for its new undersea infrastructure. The cable system will link the Brazilian cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires, [...]

Atlanta Colocation Facility Tours with Southern Telecom During ITW 2019

By |2019-06-13T12:48:54-04:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, data center tour, fiber, fiber network, fiber network, fiber optics, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , |

ITW attendees can reserve tours for Southern Telecom’s 270 Peachtree colocation facility on June 24 and 25 Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of Southern Company, will be offering two daily tours of its 270 Peachtree Colocation Facility during the 2019 International Telecoms Week, taking place June 23 to 26 at the Hyatt Regency & Marriott [...]

eX² Technology Spearheads $34M Intelligent Transportation System Project in Indiana

By |2019-06-10T14:49:06-04:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: fiber, fiber optics, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, intelligent site management, intelligent transportation system, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, transportation|Tags: , , , , , |

Officially announced at ITS America in Washington DC last week, eX2 Technology LLC has finalized an agreement with the Indiana Toll Road Concession Company LLC (ITRCC) to extend the fiber optic backbone and intelligent transportation system (ITS) along the I-80/I-90 Indiana Toll Road. A single source solution for those seeking to build, scale or upgrade their [...]

Georgia Transmission Corporation Selects STI for New Dark Fiber Route

By |2019-05-30T09:11:16-04:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: business partnership, colocation, dark fiber, data center tour, fiber, fiber network, International Telecoms Week, network growth, network route, rural areas, Rural Telecom, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, utility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dark fiber route connects Central Georgia EMC headquarters in Jackson, Georgia to GTC’s statewide fiber backbone Southern Telecom, Inc., a subsidiary of Southern Company,  has entered an agreement with Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) for a new dark fiber route between GTC’s fiber backbone to Central Georgia EMC headquarters in Jackson, Georgia. GTC is jointly owned by [...]

Stellar Keynote and Impactful Conversations Expected at TEX NYC

By |2019-05-10T14:09:19-04:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: 5G, AI, c-level, CEO Roundtable, cloud, Connectivity, Cybersecurity, Data Center, fiber, General, Media and Technology (TMT), Network, Network Security, OTT, Smart Cities, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In case you missed it, Telecom Exchange announced the keynote lineup for its flagship NYC event, taking place at the W Hoboken next week, featuring Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla of the City of Hoboken and Dr. Kevin Ryan of the Stevens Institute of Technology. This week’s interactive video further explores the keynote presentation and what you [...]

FirstLight Extends Fiber Network and Enhances Capabilities in Maine

By |2019-05-01T15:48:56-04:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: 5G, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, data network services, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, Internet|Tags: , , , , , , |

    FirstLight has implemented plans to add new fiber builds and product introductions to support growing bandwidth needs throughout the state of Maine. FirstLight has consistently undertaken projects to expand and enhance its fiber footprint throughout Maine to continue to meet the demand for fiber-based broadband communications services. FirstLight is currently in the process of [...]

Incredible Speakers and Unparalleled Discussions Expected at the Upcoming TEX NYC CEO Roundtables

By |2019-05-01T13:30:51-04:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: 5G, AI, Blockchain, c-level, CEO, CEO Roundtable, colocation, CSuite, Data Center, Events, fiber, Global Telecommunications, JSA Events, Media and Technology (TMT), Network, Network Security, New Jersey, New York, OTT, Smart Cities, tech event, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With TEX NYC right around the corner, this latest interactive video highlights our absolutely stellar speaker line-up that will discuss and collaborate on the industry’s hottest topics. Here’s a quick rundown of our CEO Roundtables: Roundtable 1: New Requirements for Smart Cities: 5G, IoT & Network Security Roundtable 2: New Laws for Humans vs. Machines: Safeguarding [...]

Intelligently Meet, Network and Collaborate on the TEX Portal

By |2019-04-17T15:44:37-04:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: 5G, AI, artificial intelligence, c-level, carrier, CEO, CEO Roundtable, Chief Information Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Technology Officer, cloud, Conferences, Connectivity, Content Delivery, CSuite, Cybersecurity, Data Center, Events, fiber, Financial, General, Investment Banking, IoT, JSA Events, Media and Technology (TMT), Network, OTT, tech, Telecom, telecom event|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Check out our latest interactive video all about the TEX Portal. This forward-thinking platform was designed to bridge the gap between events as well as enhance the TEX Community 24/7/365. So what is the TEX Portal? The TEX Portal is your place to intelligently meet, network and collaborate with other top tech, telecom, data center, content [...]

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 [...]

FirstLight to Explore Growth in Digital Infrastructure at Westchester’s “Digital Future” Event

By |2019-03-22T13:07:27-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: digital infrastructure, enterprise, fiber network, networking event, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , |

FirstLight's Principal Member of Technical Staff, Brian Kurkowski, to participate in a panel discussion on digital infrastructure growth at The Westchester County Association's "Digital Future" Event on March 26 Brian Kurkowski has been with FirstLight and its predecessor companies since its inception in 1997. A key region served by FirstLight is Westchester County, the [...]

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 [...]