education

The Smithsonian Institution Selects XKL’s Technology to Replace Legacy Infrastructure

By | 2018-05-15T14:38:04+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: colocation, Data Center, fiber, Global Telecommunications, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

XKL, a leading provider of fiber optic networking systems, announced today that the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum, education and research complex, has selected its DWDM DarkStar systems to update the institute’s legacy infrastructure. In addition to flexible connectivity, multiple protection schemes are available to secure active connectivity, which was a determining factor when Smithsonian [...]

Skyrocketing Bandwidth Demands Forge the Path to XKL’s Most Successful Year Yet

By | 2018-03-13T15:43:13+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

2017 was a great year! With the first quarter of 2018 coming to a close, XKL has had time to review and compare its 2017 revenue results against the success benchmarks of previous years and has determined that 2017 was the company’s most successful year to date. What factors drove the success? In a word, bandwidth. [...]

FirstLight Tapped by Largest Independent High School in US

By | 2018-02-14T11:19:46+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: dark fiber, EdTech, education, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, voice|Tags: , , , , , |

Geographically Diverse Internet Circuits and Dark Fiber WAN Meet Pinkerton Academy’s Growing Bandwidth Needs of More Than 3,500 End Users Great education sector win for FirstLight announced today! Pinkerton Academy, the largest independent high school in the US, has selected FirstLight to provide high speed Internet to connect 23 buildings across its 170+-acre campus in Derry, [...]

TruePath’s Got the First Peek into 2017’s Hot New Tools!

By | 2017-02-09T16:46:16+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: Truepath, TruePath Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you have been keeping up with TruePath's blog, you would know that over the past three months they have introduced several new, cool tools that can take your business to the next level. During each educational webinar, TruePath’s CEO, Douglas Mauro, highlights the tools their team uses every day that make their jobs easier, more effective and [...]

Host.net Enhances Capabilities Throughout Latin America

By | 2016-05-09T09:12:07+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business collaboration, business expansion, business investment, business partnership, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, colocation, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center expansion, data center news, data network services, fiber network, healthcare, Host.net, hosting, IP Solutions, JSA Clients, Latin America, network growth, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, Telecom, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Host.net announced a new partnership with CLAdirect, which increased its footprint across Latin America and the Caribbean. CLAdirect is a technology solutions provider with regional presence spanning more than 11 countries across the Americas. The two companies can now leverage each other’s capabilities and expertise, bringing Latin American and North American markets closer. As a multinational [...]

Host.net to Share Insight at eMerge Americas Technology Event

By | 2016-04-15T14:16:22+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Brand, Broadband, business strategy, c-level, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud Storage, colocation, Conferences, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center design, data center news, data center tour, data network services, education, Ethernet, Events, Financial, global data center, healthcare, Host.net, hybrid cloud, Internet, IT, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Lenny Chesal, low latency, Managed Security, managed services, meet me room, Network, Network Solutions, SaaS, Speaking Event, Speaking Panel, tech event, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Host.net, a cloud company and multinational provider of managed infrastructure and network services, announces its participation at the eMerge Americas conference to be held April 18 to 19, 2016, at the Miami Beach Hotel and Convention Center in Miami, FL. Lenny Chesal, Chief Evangelist for Host.net, will moderate the University Entrepreneurship Programs: Student Perspectives panel, on Monday, April [...]

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

By | 2016-04-11T21:29:09+00:00 April 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 [...]

RCN and Cross River Fiber Establish Strategic Alliance to Expand Footprints

By | 2015-12-22T15:38:25+00:00 December 22nd, 2015|Categories: Blogs, Brand, business collaboration, business continuity, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, c-level, Content, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center news, data network services, education, enterprise, entertainment, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial, healthcare, IT, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, Media, Network, network provider, Network Solutions, RCN, RCN Business, SMB, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Video, voice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for data, voice and video, announces today that it is has partnered with Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based dark fiber optic and telecommunications solutions provider, to expand their respective footprints in New York and New Jersey. The deal will allow the companies to leverage each other’s assets [...]

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 [...]

RCN Business Upgrades Its Ethernet Network to 100 Gigabits

By | 2015-11-30T11:28:12+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, business continuity, business ethernet, business investment, business strategy, carrier, carrier ethernet, Content, Content Delivery, data, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, Financial, Government, healthcare, Internet, IT, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Clients, MEF 2.0 compliant, metro ethernet, Metro Ethernet Forum, Network, network growth, network upgrade, PR, RCN, RCN Business, SMB, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom media, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Video, voice, voice and data company|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today the upgrade of its Ethernet network backbone to include 100 Gigabit per second links. Offering scalable bandwidth capabilities across its carrier-grade fiber-optic network infrastructure, RCN Business can now deploy Ethernet services from 3Mbps to 100Gbps. As an MEF CE (Carrier Ethernet) [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Grand Canyon University Chooses ViaWest as Data Center Provider & Partner

By | 2015-05-19T10:30:41+00:00 May 19th, 2015|Categories: colocation, Data Center, education, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Network, Network Solutions, Telecom, telecom infrastructure, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, ViaWest|Tags: , , , , , , |

Grand Canyon University (GCU), a private, Christian university located in Phoenix, Arizona has selected ViaWest's Arizona data center to support its IT environment and to augment curriculum options of its computer science department. GCU expects significant growth of its student body to continue over the coming years and needed a way to grow efficiently, while minimizing its [...]

RCN Helps Future Proof Your Company with the Gold Standard

By | 2015-03-10T14:27:24+00:00 March 9th, 2015|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Big Data connectivity, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, education, Effective Business Solutions, enterprise, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), General, High Speed Internet, higher education, Internet, Internet Service Providers, IP Solutions, IP transit, metro ethernet, Network, SMB, Technology, Telecom, telecom infrastructure|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Demand for business Ethernet is expected to grow by 26% by 2018. So what is spurring this growth and why are businesses eager to leverage Ethernet within their telecom infrastructures? The benefits are many and RCN Business’ new Ethernet eBook explores the options and how companies across many verticals are using it within their communications. Recognized since the [...]

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