broadband infrastructure

Commonwealth of Virginia to Use Lightower for Data Network Services

By | 2015-12-17T10:09:27+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 October 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+00:00 October 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 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 [...]

State of Maryland Names Lightower Vendor of Data Telecommunications Services

By | 2015-02-11T10:27:54+00:00 February 11th, 2015|Categories: B2B, bandwidth, big data, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, business awards, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Government, IT, low latency, Low-Latency Network, managed services, network growth, network operators, network provider, network route, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, announced today that the State of Maryland Department of Information Technology has awarded the company a Data Telecommunications Services Master Contract. The award enables Lightower to offer Ethernet, Wavelengths, DS1, DS3, Flexible Private Line, and Internet to state [...]

University of Vermont Selects FirstLight Fiber for 10G Network Upgrades

By | 2014-12-11T10:36:50+00:00 December 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+00:00 November 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 [...]

FirstLight Completes Acquisition of G4 Communications

By | 2014-10-14T09:00:42+00:00 October 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 [...]

FirstLight's CNO to Speak on Fiber Deployment & Policy at COMPTEL PLUS

By | 2014-09-23T12:38:28+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|Categories: B2B, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, business strategy, Connectivity, enterprise, Event Sponsorship, Events, fiber, fiber network, Government, High Speed Internet, JSA Clients, Low-Latency Network, SMB, telecom event, telecom industry blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that its Senior Vice President and Chief of Network Operations, James Capuano, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2014 Convention and EXPO.  Mr. Capuano will offer his expertise and insights on the Broadband Innovation panel, “Fiber, Fiber Everywhere: The Intersection of Industry, Government and Policy,” taking place on Tuesday, October [...]

Telecom Ramblings Puts the Spotlight on NexxCom Wireless' CEO

By | 2014-09-18T13:31:13+00:00 September 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+00:00 April 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 [...]

tw telecom – Helping Manhattan Businesses Move Forward

By | 2013-03-28T16:47:27+00:00 March 28th, 2013|Categories: commercial real estate, data network services, disaster recovery, enterprise, Ethernet, Internet, network provider, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How? Let us count the ways! 1. tw telecom is a leading provider of managed services including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises in Manhattan and throughout the U.S. tw telecom has approximately 18,000 commercial buildings and more than 400 data centers already connected to its national metro fiber network. Within Manhattan, tw [...]

tw telecom's Robert Bianco is New York Real Estate Journal's "Executive of the Month"

By | 2013-02-13T14:39:36+00:00 February 13th, 2013|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Congratulations are in order for tw telecom’s VP and general manager, Robert Bianco! Bianco graces the cover of the New York Real Estate Journal as “Executive of the Month.” Leading tw telecom’s Manhattan office, Bianco is  highly regarded throughout New York City and New Jersey for his major accomplishments in providing award-winning network solutions to the [...]

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