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FirstLight Solutions Enrich Overall Performance for Greater Johnstown School District

By |2017-05-11T14:47:19-04:00May 11th, 2017|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, dark fiber, education, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight, Internet, Network, Network Solutions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight has experienced expansive growth during the past year, and has provided network solutions to more and more organizations in a variety of sectors. In keeping with that trend, the leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast announced today that the Greater Johnstown School District has selected FirstLight to provide Internet connectivity to schools throughout [...]

RSVP Today! Empowering Education Through Broadband: A JSA TV Virtual Roundtable

By |2016-04-11T21:29:09-04:00April 12th, 2016|Categories: Broadband, education, Internet, jsa blog, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom industry vlog, telecom interview, telecom media, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecom News Vlog, telecom video, Telecommunications, Video, Video On Demand|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our next JSA TV Virtual Roundtable is Empowering Education Through Broadband - taking place on Friday, April 22 at 11:30 AM ET. We invite you to join us for an important discussion with education and telecom professionals on today's broadband challenges and opportunities. We're pleased to welcome our Moderator, Dr. Scott Wilkinson, Georgia Institute of Technology's [...]

Another E-Rate Win for FirstLight Fiber in New Hampshire

By |2016-03-08T13:11:21-04:00March 8th, 2016|Categories: dark fiber, Data Center, education, fiber, fiber network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Laconia School District in New Hampshire has selected FirstLight’s high-speed, fiber-based telecommunications services. FirstLight will provide Internet to the entire school district: three elementary schools, a middle school, a high school, and a regional technical center. FirstLight will also provide voice services to most of the facilities located in the school district. Eligible for federal discounts [...]

Lightower Excels at High-Performance, All-Fiber Networking Solutions for Education

By |2014-03-20T10:44:22-04:00March 20th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, carrier, carrier ethernet, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, education, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, higher education, Internet, lit fiber, Low-Latency Network, Network, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The “Internet of Things threatens to generate massive amounts of input data from sources that are globally distributed,” confirms Fabrizio Biscotti, research director at Gartner. And given the coming volumes of data, Biscotti continues that comprehensive backups “will present potentially insoluble governance issues, such as network bandwidth and remote storage bandwidth, and capacity to back up [...]