Broadband Stimulus

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

By |2015-10-21T14:56:29-04:00October 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 [...]

University of Vermont Selects FirstLight Fiber for 10G Network Upgrades

By |2014-12-11T10:36:50-04:00December 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) [...]

Coverage From the Show: Zayo, CenturyLink and Windstream kick off Day 2 of Metro Connect 2012

By |2012-02-29T10:01:00-04:00February 29th, 2012|Categories: awards, bandwidth, Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, Conferences, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, Events, fiber, Financial, Internet, Meetings, mobile, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Scott Beer, General Counsel of Zayo Group joins Steve Davis, SVP of Public Policy and Government Relations at CenturyLink, and Michael Rhoda, SVP of Government Affairs at Windstream Communications. Our friend Andy Lipman, Partner at Bingham McCutcheon, moderated the keynote panel of day 2. The focus was on the role of the regulator in the local metro carrier [...]

TelPlexus – Live at IT Expo

By |2011-02-15T15:31:23-04:00February 15th, 2011|Categories: Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, dark fiber, data center construction, data network services, Events, Global Telecommunications, IP Solutions, IP transit, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecommunications, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Recently Rick Peppers, President of  TelPlexus, Inc., spoke with Jaymie Scotto Cutaia at the Telecom One on One networking event colocated at ITEXPO East.  Rick joined other industry thought leaders to discuss trends and developments in the IT marketplace. As a long-standing engineering firm dedicated to the telecommunications industry, TelPlexus has been helping clients of all sizes through [...]

An Enigmatic Approach to Solving Nationwide Connectivity Issues

By |2010-03-01T17:27:42-04:00March 1st, 2010|Categories: Blogs, Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, colocation, Commercial Real Estate Technology, dark fiber, Data Center, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Global Telecommunications, IP Exchange, IP transit, JS&A News, Metro Ethernet Exchange, Portfolio - Public Relations, Telco 2.0, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hunter Newby, who in essence ‘invented’ the carrier interconnection model, shared his insite on the Broadband Stimulus asking ‘Can It Really Be Done for $7.2 Billion?’ Since the first round of funding was awarded around February 16th, the majority of the 1,400 applicants were not awarded grants or loans totaling $4.2 billion. With the first round of funding completed, Mr. Newby observed that there is no clean plan as to how the Nation will address the issue of high-speed broadband access for all.