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Commonwealth of Virginia to Use Lightower for Data Network Services

By |2015-12-17T10:09:27-05:00December 17th, 2015|Categories: B2B, bandwidth, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, dark fiber, fiber, fiber network, High Speed Internet, Internet, IT, Lightower, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network route, Network Solutions, Technology, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, announced today that it's been named an authorized vendor to the Commonwealth of Virginia for Data Network Services. The contract enables Lightower to offer a range of all-fiber networking and high performance Internet services to public bodies, government agencies, non-profit organizations, schools, and libraries, throughout the state. All authorized users may use the Virginia [...]

Vermont Teddy Bear Company Bear Hugs FirstLight for Providing Premium Internet

By |2015-12-09T11:27:49-05:00December 9th, 2015|Categories: Blogs, business partnership, community news, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, IT, lit fiber, SMB, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecom News Now, Virtual PBX|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What’s better than providing a local teddy bear company the Internet service it needs to successfully operate and fill orders this holiday season? Not much!  Which is why this blog is dedicated to these cuddly little rascals sure to put smiles on faces this season.  It is perfect timing for FirstLight Fiber as they announced today that The Vermont Teddy [...]

FirstLight Provides Holderness Schools With a 400 Mbps Internet Connection

By |2015-11-19T08:49:34-05:00November 19th, 2015|Categories: B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, education, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, IT, JSA Clients, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, managed services, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, VoIP, VoIP service, wireless boardband, wireless broadband technology, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that it will provide high-speed Internet and voice services to Holderness School, an independent, private boarding and day school for grades 9–12, located in Plymouth, New Hampshire. The company will provide the school with a 400 Mbps Internet connection.  This will allow faster wireless and network access and VoIP to all students, faculty and administration [...]

FirstLight’s Reliable Services Enhance Learning for New Hampshire School Districts

By |2015-10-21T14:56:29-05:00October 21st, 2015|Categories: B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Broadband Stimulus, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, community news, education, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, IT, Network|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that, in accordance with E-Rate, a federally mandated program that makes telecommunications and information services more affordable for schools and libraries across the US, it will provide dedicated fiber, Internet and voice services to Franklin and Hill School Districts in New Hampshire (SAU#18). “FirstLight’s high quality fiber connections provide the speeds essential to support the new [...]

FirstLight and One Connect Align to Strengthen Connectivity in Upstate New York

By |2015-10-19T10:04:41-05:00October 19th, 2015|Categories: B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business collaboration, business continuity, community news, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, IT, managed services, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that One Connect, a telecommunications and technology consulting firm based in Clifton Park, NY, has joined FirstLight’s Partner Program as a Value Added Reseller (VAR). Since signing on as a FirstLight agent a few months ago, One Connect has partnered with FirstLight on approximately 20 customer projects, which speaks to the power of this relationship. “One [...]

Education Exchange Proudly Partners With LivingTree to Enhance Georgia Education

By |2015-08-18T10:45:56-05:00August 18th, 2015|Categories: Apple, Application, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business collaboration, business partnership, Connectivity, Content, Content Delivery, content delivery network, education, Internet, IT, jsa blog, JSA Clients, network equipment, network operators, network provider, network route, Network Solutions, NGN Online News, rural areas|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Education Exchange, Georgia’s only regional 10-gigabit private cloud for exclusive use by school systems and powered by the NGN fiber network, proudly announced today a new technology partnership with LivingTree. Aligning with the Education Exchange’s commitment to enhancing the future of Georgia students, LivingTree provides a single, private place to engage all members of the education community. “The real [...]

NGN Acquires ABT and Improves Connectivity for the North Georgia Region

By |2015-08-04T16:11:28-05:00August 4th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, Connectivity, Design, economy, education, Effective Business Solutions, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Fiber to the Home, Fiber to the X, Internet, Internet Service Providers, jsa blog, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, network upgrade, NGN Online News, rural areas, SMB, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Wholesale Carrier, wireless boardband, wireless broadband technology, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

NGN Connect announced today that it has acquired Appalachian Broadband Technologies (ABT), a locally owned wireless Internet service provider located in Cleveland, Georgia. This acquisition allows NGN Connect to expand its service area by utilizing ABT’s wireless infrastructure to effectively deploy high speed broadband to areas that are otherwise underserved by fiber optic service. “We are very excited [...]

University of Vermont Selects FirstLight Fiber for 10G Network Upgrades

By |2014-12-11T10:36:50-05:00December 11th, 2014|Categories: architecture, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Broadband Stimulus, business ethernet, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, High Speed Internet, higher education, Internet, Internet Service Providers, IT, Network, network provider, rural areas, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News & Trends (TNT)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that the University of Vermont (UVM) will expand its relationship with FirstLight to include a 10 Gbps connectivity upgrade. The continuation of this mutually beneficial relationship, which began in 2006, is due in part to the North East Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (NECC) grants UVM received through its Vermont EPSCoR and Vermont Genetics Network (VGN) [...]

Lightower Named Authorized Vendor for Data Network Services in Rhode Island

By |2014-11-20T12:29:57-05:00November 20th, 2014|Categories: architecture, awards, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, cloud, colocation, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, Government, IP Solutions, IT, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network provider, SMB, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, announced today that it has been named an authorized vendor to the State of Rhode Island Department of Administration for Telecommunications Services. The award enables Lightower to offer Ethernet, Wavelengths, SONET , Dark Fiber, Internet and Colocation solutions to Rhode Island state, local state and quasi-state agencies. Eligible [...]

ECHO Vermont Aquarium and Science Center Selects FirstLight for Premium IP

By |2014-10-21T11:42:05-05:00October 21st, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, Internet, Internet Service Providers, IP Solutions, Network, telecom industry blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announces today that ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, an award-winning LEED-certified facility in Burlington, VT, has chosen FirstLight’s Internet service to support the company’s growing network infrastructure needs.     FirstLight’s Internet service is provided via FirstLight’s robust regional network [...]

FirstLight Completes Acquisition of G4 Communications

By |2014-10-14T09:00:42-05:00October 14th, 2014|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business acquisition, Data Center, data center news, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Network, telecom industry blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber , the facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of New Hampshire-based G4 Communications, including G4’s customer base and data center located at 77 Sundial in Manchester, New Hampshire. FirstLight’s fiber optic [...]

Telecom Ramblings Puts the Spotlight on NexxCom Wireless' CEO

By |2014-09-18T13:31:13-05:00September 18th, 2014|Categories: Applications, architecture, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Big Data connectivity, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business continuity, carrier, Data Center Connectivity, fiber, Financial, Financial Exchange, high frequency traders, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Technology, telecom industry blog, wireless, Wireless backhaul, wireless broadband technology, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In case you missed Tuesday's Telecom Ramblings Industry Spotlight, here is a recap of what Jay Lawrence has to say about the impact of wireless networks on financial exchanges and the future of NexxCom wireless. NexxCom’s ultra low latency radio technology has already had a substantial impact on the financial vertical. As the company continues to [...]

New England Telehealth Consortium Chooses FirstLight Fiber for Data Center and Regional Expertise

By |2014-04-02T08:30:15-05:00April 2nd, 2014|Categories: B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Data Center, fiber, healthcare, High Speed Internet, internet security, IT, Network, Security, telecom industry blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that its Lebanon, New Hampshire data center will provide New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC) with a high-quality, secure and reliable facility to host its clients’ mission critical network core. FirstLight’s services allow NETC to seamlessly transfer data from one site to another securely and efficiently, which will enable NETC’s customers to provide the best service and care [...]

Unlimited Potential of Wireless Connectivity

By |2012-11-29T16:38:21-05:00November 29th, 2012|Categories: Broadband, broadband connections, Internet, mobile, mobile broadband connectivity, mobile broadband data services, mobile broadband services, wireless, wireless boardband, wireless broadband technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Guest Blogger:  Myke Thomas, Blogger of WireLessInternetReviews.com. Wireless broadband technology provides its users a cutting-edge and lightning fast Web browsing experience without the hassles and limitations of wires. Gone are the days of slow loading times and with the growth of modern Web sites, a 56K modem just won't cut it anymore. The Internet is now rich [...]