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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]