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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, [...]

FirstLight Launches ‘Managed Edge’ Solutions

By |2019-01-29T13:51:11-04:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: cloud, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Internet, jsa blog, telecom industry blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FirstLight,  in addition to providing fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast has now added 'Managed Edge' solutions to its roster of offerings. Connecting nearly 8,000 locations in service with more than 30,000 locations serviceable by a 14,000-route mile network, FirstLight offers a robust suite of [...]

SEIMITSU Selects Colo Atl as it Expands Broadband Network Across Southeast US

By |2019-04-09T13:30:27-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: colocation, Data Center, data center news, fiber network, fiber network, Georgia Technology Center, interconnection, IT, meet me room, Network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Announced today at PTC’19, SEIMITSU Business Technology Solutions has selected Colo Atl for colocation and connectivity services. In the midst of expanding its own broadband network across the Southeast US region, Seimitsu sought premium colocation space in Atlanta, with the ability to easily interconnect with strategic carrier partners and key business partners at 55 Marietta, with [...]

Colo Atl Welcomes Hayneville Fiber Transport (HFT) to Downtown Atlanta Facility

By |2019-01-15T15:27:36-04:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, data center news, fiber, fiber network, Georgia Technology Center, interconnection|Tags: , , , , , |

Headquartered in Greenville, Ala., HFT specializes in delivering fiber-based wholesale interconnectivity and bandwidth intensive applications for cellular, governmental, educational, banking and other industrial institutions. Hayneville Fiber Transport (HFT) has selected Colo Atl for colocation and connectivity services. By partnering with Colo Atl, HFT can easily interconnect with strategic carrier partners and key business partners at 55 [...]

Southern Telecom and SEIMITSU Form Strategic Partnership to Establish New Fiber Routes

By |2019-01-10T13:18:56-04:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: business collaboration, business partnership, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, interconnection|Tags: , , , , , , |

Southern Telecom’s strategic partnership with SEIMITSU will offer colocation and a new fiber route; creating diversity to enhance the customer network Southern Telecom, Inc. has partnered with SEIMITSU Business Technology Solutions to provide a major multinational technology company with new fiber connections and colocation in central Georgia. The technology company is utilizing STI’s fiber to connect [...]

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

By |2018-12-11T14:26:25-04:00December 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 |2018-11-01T14:07:32-04:00November 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 |2018-10-03T11:22:03-04:00October 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 |2018-10-02T13:50:34-04:00October 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 |2018-09-14T10:42:34-04:00September 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 |2018-09-07T10:17:00-04:00September 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 [...]

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

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

Antin Infrastructure Partners Officially Acquires FirstLight

By |2018-07-24T21:16:42-04:00July 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 |2018-07-24T18:38:53-04:00July 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 |2018-06-12T17:17:02-04:00June 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 [...]