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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Cross River Fiber Completes Latency-Sensitive Fiber Route to NJFX Tier 3 Colocation Campus

By | 2018-01-22T11:18:34+00:00 January 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 [...]

FLTG is Now FirstLight

By | 2018-01-15T10:22:58+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Acquisition, cloud, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, network growth, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|

Rebrand is Part of FirstLight’s Rapid Integration of Recent Acquisitions FirstLight marks it official today - it is now complete with the successful integration of Finger Lakes Technologies Group (“FLTG”), and FLTG is now officially FirstLight. The brand change follows the successful acquisition of FLTG by FirstLight in September  and marks yet another exciting milestone for [...]

Crosslake Fibre Secures Investment From Tiger Infrastructure

By | 2017-12-07T10:20:31+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, cable landing station, Canada, carrier, Data Center, fiber network, General, global carrier, Global Telecommunications, low latency, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

With an investment from Tiger Infrastructure Partners, a middle-market private equity firm, Crosslake Fibre bolsters its presence in the marketplace. Crosslake is constructing the first submarine cable from Toronto to Buffalo via Lake Ontario. The project stems from demand for high capacity, low latency bandwidth, as well as changes in the Canadian telecom industry, which previously limited [...]

Maine’s Pepperell Mill Campus Taps FirstLight for High Speed Internet for Tenants

By | 2017-11-14T08:46:29+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: cloud, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, fiber network, fiber optics, High Speed Internet, Internet, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pepperell Mill Campus, an adaptive redevelopment project featuring commercial and residential space in Biddeford, Maine, has selected FirstLight for an extensive network upgrade with a 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) high speed Internet solution across its 16 buildings on 16 acres of land. With a variety of tenants requiring different levels of Internet connectivity, FirstLight worked [...]

New Hampshire Judicial Branch Selects FirstLight for Internet, Colo

By | 2017-10-18T11:13:28+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

Court System Praises FirstLight for Exceptional Service Record and Offering Customized Solutions to Address Growing Network Requirements FirstLight announced today at The INCOMPAS Show 2017 that the New Hampshire Judicial Branch has selected FirstLight to provide Internet and data center services for its system of 82 courts in 38 locations throughout the state. The New Hampshire [...]

Southern Telecom to Expand Fiber Routes throughout Southeastern US

By | 2017-10-16T13:09:00+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: colocation, fiber, fiber network, network provider, network route, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Existing cables will be replaced with new underground fiber featuring increased capacity, higher fiber counts and state-of-the-art technology to enable more flexibility for STI’s current and future customers. STI presently has 1,500 route miles installed in the Southeast. Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of Southern Company, announces new underground fiber routes and colocation [...]

Colo Atl, Fiber Network Owners Alliance (FNA) Peering Workshop a Success

By | 2017-09-22T12:18:41+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Data Center, fiber, fiber network, Network, network operators, peering, Peering exchange, Southeast Network Access Point, Speaking Event, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Colo Atl and the Fiber Network Owners Alliance (FNA) hosted a Peering Workshop and Lunch ‘n Learn event at Colo Atl’s facility yesterday, Sept 21, and it was a huge success. With 60+ attendees, the event was a day filled with learning all about peering, its benefits, and information on peering exchanges; along with great networking [...]

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