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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 [...]

Lightower Closes Merger and Doubles its Network Reach

By |2015-08-13T09:38:06-05:00August 13th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, community news, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, data network services, fiber, fiber network, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network growth, network route, network upgrade, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks announced today the closing of its $1.9 billion merger with Fibertech Networks. The merger further solidifies the company's leadership role in the U.S. fiber-networking market. The combined company will operate under the Lightower brand and serve customers across a service footprint roughly double the size of each independent company. Lightower's new network offers more than 30,000 route [...]

FirstLight Secures Expanded Line of Credit

By |2015-08-11T09:24:29-05:00August 11th, 2015|Categories: B2B, Broadband, business investment, business partnership, community news, economy, fiber, fiber network, Financial, JSA Clients, Network, network growth, network provider, SMB, Telecom, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider, announced today it has secured an expanded line of credit with its lenders GE Capital, and Webster Bank. The expanded credit line enables FirstLight to expand its fiber network operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England and to take full advantage of robust market demand in [...]

FirstLight Installs PoP at 325 Hudson

By |2015-01-13T10:24:37-05:00January 13th, 2015|Categories: B2B, business partnership, carrier, carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, colocation, community news, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, JSA Clients, meet me room, Network, network growth, network provider, Point of Presence, SMB, Telecom, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

325 Hudson, the rising Carrier Hotel and Meet Me Room in New York  City, welcomes FirstLight Fiber, the facilities-based  telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern  New England,  to its growing customer  list. 325 Hudson will  serve as FirstLight’s primary Point of Presence (PoP) in New York City, allowing  carrier and enterprises full access [...]

BCS Global Acquires U.S.-based Video Guidance to Boost Global Cloud Services

By |2014-12-10T12:01:30-05:00December 10th, 2014|Categories: Acquisition, applications services, business acquisition, business collaboration, business partnership, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, community news, Global Telecommunications, IT, JSA Clients, office solutions, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News Now, Telemental, Telepresence, Video, Video Conferencing, Video On Demand|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

London-based BCS Global Networks Ltd., announced today that it has acquired Video Guidance, one of America’s premier video conferencing companies.  The new company combines the sales and operations of two highly regarded leaders in visual communications, creating a formidable global enterprise that links BCS Global’s capabilities in Europe, Canada and Asia with Video Guidance’s in North [...]

FirstLight Fiber Acquires G4 Communications’ Customer Base and State-of-the-Art Data Center

By |2014-08-27T11:03:25-05:00August 27th, 2014|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, Broadband, business acquisition, business investment, community news, Connectivity, Data Center, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, High Speed Internet, Internet, Network, network growth, network provider, network route, telecom industry blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, announced today it has signed a definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of New Hampshire-based G4 Communications , including G4’s customer base and data center located in Manchester, New Hampshire. [...]

NexxCom to Announce Major Network Expansion at The Trading Show Chicago

By |2014-05-29T09:23:45-05:00May 29th, 2014|Categories: c-level, community news, Conferences, enterprise, Event Sponsorship, Events, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, high frequency traders, IP Exchange, IT, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network growth, Technology, telecom industry blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

NexxCom Wireless, the telecom industry's leading carrier-class wireless network provider, announced today that it will attend and sponsor the The Trading Show Chicago 2014, taking place on June 4-5 at Navy Pier, in Chicago. In addition to exploring the new advances in trading strategy and technology, the show offers attendees an opportunity to meet with NexxCom to discuss the [...]

DCProfessional Development Training Now Available in Select North American Markets

By |2014-03-28T10:59:36-05:00March 28th, 2014|Categories: B2B, colocation, community news, Data Center, data center news, DatacenterDynamics, Global Telecommunications, higher education, technology trends, Telecom, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The multi-disciplinary nature of data center design and management, and rapid advances in supporting infrastructure technology, requires that even experienced professionals continually improve and expand their skill sets. With the modernization and increased complexity of data center operations, the availability of DCPRO courses provides organizations and individuals in North American markets with access to critical learning when the [...]

PEG & The Princess: PEG Employees Lend a hand to the Community

By |2014-03-10T10:44:43-05:00March 10th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Charity, community news, Telecom, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), TNN on the Road|Tags: , , , , , , , |

After PEG Bandwidth employees returned to their hotel from a dinner on the eve of their All-Hands Meeting, a group of PEGers gathered in the restaurant area to relax, talk shop, and enjoy some drinks. Most of them noticed a mom and her young daughter at nearby tables filling gift bags of goodies that were falling [...]