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Q Advisors to Lead Discussion on Managed Services, Cloud and ICT Growth and Investment Strategies at TMT Finance World

By |2019-10-29T10:00:25-05:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: cloud, Financial, M&A, managed services, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Q Advisors is leading the global conversation about growth and strategy for telecoms, media and tech investment at TMT Finance World 2019 in London on Nov. 27. Q Advisors announced its Partner, Michael Quinn, will chair the “Managed Services, Cloud and ICT – How is the market developing?” session from 2:00 - 2:45 GMT. He will [...]

LightRiver Announces Exciting Acquisition, Expands Software Capabilities

By |2017-06-06T16:04:33-05:00June 6th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business expansion, business investment, business strategy, Factory Built Network, JSA Clients, LightRiver, M&A, Network, Network Solutions, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver Software, Inc., along with sister company, LightRiver Technologies, Inc., the leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning of multi-vendor packet optical networks, announced a big move today - the acquisition of Unique Computer Services, Inc., a pioneer and industry leader in the development and support of multi- vendor, transport network systems software, with hundreds of [...]

Now Available On-Demand – Virtual CEO Roundtable Reviewing M&A Big Deals of 2016 & 2017 Predictions

By |2017-02-02T16:07:42-05:00February 2nd, 2017|Categories: business acquisition, business expansion, c-level, community news, General, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Clients, JSA Radio, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, M&A, Speaking Panel, tech, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom tv, telecom video, Telecommunications, Video, Video Conferencing, Video On Demand, video streaming|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our latest JSA TV Virtual CEO Roundtable, ‘M&A: Reviewing the Big Deals of 2016 & Predictions for 2017' is now available On Demand. The virtual roundtable, moderated by Robert Powell, Founder and Chief Editor at Telecom Ramblings, and esteemed panelists Rick Calder, President and CEO of GTT; Ed Mullane, TMT Editor of Mergermarket; and Greg Weiner, Co-Founder of Vertix Consulting reviewed the major [...]

Thought Leaders Talk M&A Big Deals of 2016 & Predictions for 2017 on tomorrow’s JSA Virtual CEO Roundtable

By |2017-01-26T12:16:59-05:00January 26th, 2017|Categories: business acquisition, business expansion, business investment, business partnership, community news, Financial, General, JS&A News, JSA Radio, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, M&A, Speaking Panel, tech, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, telecom reports, Telecommunications, Video Conferencing, video streaming|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One of most popular and favorite roundtables is back to kick off the new year! We invite you to join us for our January installment in the JSA TV Virtual CEO Roundtable series, entitled, ‘M&A: Reviewing the Big Deals of 2016 & Predictions for 2017' to be webcasted live tomorrow, Friday, January 27 at 1:30 PM ET. [...]

Get Ready – It’s Going to be a Great Metro Connect

By |2017-01-23T14:16:31-05:00January 23rd, 2017|Categories: c-level, Cleareon Fiber Networks, Events, FirstLight Fiber, Global Telecommunications, jsa blog, M&A, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Capacity's Metro Connect 2017 is just one week away! This year's event, held at Miami's Nobu Eden Roc Hotel, is expected to bring together more than 530 leaders of the metro fiber market. Offering the "perfect combination" of engaging C-level discussions and the beautiful seaside setting of Miami, Metro Connect 2017 will commence with its legendary [...]

FirstLight Fiber and Oxford Networks Join Forces

By |2017-01-04T11:12:13-05:00January 4th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business collaboration, business expansion, business partnership, cloud, Connectivity, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight Fiber, M&A, managed services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber has increased its footprint with a considerable acquisition. The leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Oxford Networks, and has combined the operations of Oxford with FirstLight. This is quite significant, as FirstLight now operates 5,000 route [...]

Acquisition of FirstLight Fiber Completed

By |2016-09-08T11:38:08-05:00September 8th, 2016|Categories: Acquisition, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, business investment, business partnership, Connectivity, Financial, JSA Clients, M&A, Technology, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today, Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of FirstLight Fiber, which will support its continued growth. Oak Hill acquired the company from private equity owner Riverside Partners, which is also investing in the deal and will continue as a minority investor in FirstLight. During Riverside’s investment period, FirstLight expanded its fiber route miles from 199 [...]

FirstLight Fiber Welcomes New VP and General Counsel, Jill Sandford

By |2015-06-16T14:09:04-05:00June 16th, 2015|Categories: appointments, c-level, Data Center, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, Global Telecommunications, hiring news, jsa blog, legal, M&A, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber has appointed Jill Sandford, an executive with more than 20 years of extensive legal and telecommunications experience, as Vice President and General Counsel. Ms. Sandford will serve as a member of the senior executive team and will oversee Legal, Regulatory and Human Resources functions on behalf of the Company. Ms. Sandford’s previous positions included [...]

Lightower Fiber Networks to Merge with Fibertech Networks

By |2015-04-27T13:11:35-05:00April 27th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business collaboration, business continuity, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, c-level, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, IT, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Lightower, Low-Latency Network, M&A, Network, network provider, partnerships, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, and Fibertech Networks, a leading provider of fiber-optic based network services throughout mid-size cities in the Eastern and Central regions of the United States, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge. The agreement [...]

Lightower Acquires Chicago Data Center, ColocationZone

By |2015-03-11T11:05:26-05:00March 11th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, big data, business continuity, business strategy, carrier, carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, colocation, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center expansion, data center news, disaster recovery, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, jsa blog, M&A, meet me room, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Vlog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks announced today that is has acquired ColocationZone – an enterprise-class data center provider in Chicago. ColocationZone is located in the 725 South Wells data center in downtown Chicago, on the South Loop of the city’s Central Business District.  Lightower will also be taking over operations of the Meet Me Room for the entire 725 South [...]

TEX West CEO Roundtable Participants Announced

By |2014-02-17T11:26:52-05:00February 17th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Conferences, Data Center, Events, JS&A News, JSA Events, M&A, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, TEX West|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) is excited to officially announce the CEO Roundtable participants and topics for JSA’s Telecom Exchange West 2014 taking place on March 6th at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, CO.  Telecom Exchange (TEX) is the premier bi-annual industry networking event designed to increase delegates’ event ROI by offering face-to-face [...]

Tech Valley Communications’ CEO and CNO Headed to COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2013

By |2013-08-27T10:39:38-05:00August 27th, 2013|Categories: c-level, carrier, Conferences, M&A, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

September is near, and many companies in our industry are gearing up for COMPTEL! Tech Valley Communications (TVC)’s CEO, Kevin O’Connor , and CNO, James Capuano, will serve as panelists for COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2013 Convention & EXPO. The fall event takes place Monday, September 23 through Thursday, September 26 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, [...]