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Connected2Fiber Highlights Colo Atl as “Key Destination” in its Connected World Platform

By | 2018-12-11T14:26:25+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Categories: business collaboration, carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, cloud, colocation, Connectivity, Data Center, data center news, fiber network, fiber network, meet me room, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Colo Atl Creates Destination For The Connectivity Industry in The Connected World Connected2Fiber, a leading industry cloud growth platform built for the connectivity industry, highlighted today a key destination within The Connected World platform. Colo Atl, the leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection services at 55 Marietta St in Atlanta offers a marketplace of opportunities [...]

Acquisition News: Strome Networks is Now ResurgenceIG

By | 2018-11-01T14:07:32+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business collaboration, dark fiber, fiber network, fiber network, network growth, network route, tech, Technology, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Acquisition Positions the Company to Offer the Highest Levels of Bandwidth, and Network Solutions Beyond its Fiber Network Resurgence Infrastructure Holdings, LLC made it official with the announcement today; it has acquired Strome Networks, LLC. The company is now the new owner and operator of a contiguous dark fiber network in Florida with reach into Atlanta, [...]

FirstLight Provides Internet and WAN Services to Alfred State College

By | 2018-10-03T11:22:03+00:00 October 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+00:00 October 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 [...]

Southern Telecom Expands Enterprise Connectivity Services for Metro Optical

By | 2018-09-14T10:42:34+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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 [...]

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

By | 2018-08-09T09:54:04+00:00 August 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. [...]

Antin Infrastructure Partners Officially Acquires FirstLight

By | 2018-07-24T21:16:42+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Categories: Acquisition, fiber network, FirstLight, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

Antin Infrastructure Partners ("Antin") has successfully completed the acquisition of FirstLight. Antin acquired the company from private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners (“Oak Hill”), Novacap and Riverside Partners (“Riverside”). Financial terms of the completed transaction were not disclosed. Kevin Genieser, Senior Partner at Antin leading this transaction commented, “We are delighted to be backing FirstLight [...]

Crown Castle Announces Multimillion Dollar Network Enhancement for LA metro

By | 2018-07-24T18:38:53+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, fiber network, General, Network, network growth, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Crown Castle International Corp announced a multimillion dollar enhancement to its SoCal fiber network.  The company’s investment will enhance and supplement its existing fiber in the LA metropolitan area, as well as surrounding areas. Aimed at increasing bandwidth capabilities, the investment will allow Crown Castle to further serve customers with a complete suite of fiber networking solutions [...]

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

By | 2018-06-12T17:17:02+00:00 June 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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