fiber network

Cascadia FiberNet to Build New Fiber Network Between Vancouver, BC and Seattle, WA

By | 2019-01-21T18:39:32+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Categories: carrier hotel, Connectivity, fiber, fiber network, General, jsa blog, network growth, Telecom, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cascadia Gateway and its affiliate Cascadia FiberNet Inc. are working on a series of collaborative projects spanning the Cascadia bio-region corridor between Vancouver, British Columbia and Seattle, Washington. The Initiative embraces the concepts put forth under the “Cascadia Innovation Corridor” project being undertaken by various public and private sector organizations, with its purpose being to develop [...]

Colo Atl Welcomes Hayneville Fiber Transport (HFT) to Downtown Atlanta Facility

By | 2019-01-15T15:27:36+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Categories: carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, data center news, fiber, fiber network, Georgia Technology Center, interconnection|Tags: , , , , , |

Headquartered in Greenville, Ala., HFT specializes in delivering fiber-based wholesale interconnectivity and bandwidth intensive applications for cellular, governmental, educational, banking and other industrial institutions. Hayneville Fiber Transport (HFT) has selected Colo Atl for colocation and connectivity services. By partnering with Colo Atl, HFT can easily interconnect with strategic carrier partners and key business partners at 55 [...]

Southern Telecom to Expand Rural Broadband Network for GigSouth

By | 2018-12-18T10:56:57+00:00 December 18th, 2018|Categories: 100G, Broadband, business partnership, dark fiber, fiber, fiber network, Internet, network provider, network upgrade, rural areas, Rural Telecom, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Southern Telecom’s metro dark fiber service enables GigSouth to grow its network and increase broadband access to rural communities in Atlanta region  Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of Southern Company, has partnered with GigSouth, a full service, carrier-neutral fiber provider and engineering consultant for rural broadband development headquartered in Atlanta.  GigSouth has entered a leasing [...]

Anova Financial Networks Expands to Asia

By | 2018-11-27T17:12:23+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Categories: Connectivity, fiber, Telecom, telecom news|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Big news from Anova Financial Networks today (formerly Anova Technologies) - the Chicago-based international carrier and market data provider just announced a major expansion to Asia. Anova is creating four new Points-of-Presence (POPs) in the region and opening Asian headquarters in Singapore. Anova is launching four greenfield builds to connect the main Asian liquidity centers, with [...]

FirstLight Expands Offerings with Megaport Enabled Cloud Connectivity and Expanded Networks

By | 2018-10-30T10:42:36+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Categories: cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, Cloud Storage, Connectivity, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber|Tags: , , , , , , |

FirstLight, already a leader in providing fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast, is expanding its offerings by extending their network footprint and partnering with market leaders to offer seamless cloud connectivity. FIRSTLIGHT PARTNERS WITH MEGAPORT FirstLight is leveraging Megaport’s global Software Defined Network(SDN) to access Megaport’s ecosystem of over 300 service providers [...]

FirstLight Provides Internet and WAN Services to Alfred State College

By | 2018-10-03T11:22:03+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Categories: customer win, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Internet, IT, shared IT, software, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , |

FirstLight’s comprehensive fiber-based solutions provide connectivity for faculty, staff, and students.    Alfred State College (ASC) has selected FirstLight to provide faculty, staff, and students of the college high-quality Internet and fiber optic wide area network (WAN) connectivity across the entire college footprint. FirstLight has supplied back up Internet service to Alfred State College, enabling increased bandwidth and [...]

Joe Hilt Joins Anova Technologies as VP of Sales and Marketing

By | 2018-09-20T17:41:26+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Categories: fiber, Financial, FinTech, Telecom, telecom news, wireless|Tags: , , , , , |

As Anova Technologies prepares to introduce new products to the financial services industry, the company is proud to announce an addition to the team — Joe Hilt is the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. A data networking and ultra-low latency expert, Hilt has nearly three decades of expertise in telecom, and continues to strengthen [...]

R2i Expands Its Presence Across eStruxture’s Montreal Data Centers

By | 2018-08-08T21:27:08+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Categories: AI, artificial intelligence, big data, colocation, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data network services, data security, General, IoT|Tags: , , , , , , |

R2i, a prominent IT company offering cloud infrastructure solutions, is considerably increasing its footprint across eStruxture’s Montreal data centers. By hosting more of its IT infrastructure in eStruxture’s facilities, R2i exhibits its continued trust in the company and its ongoing dedication to collaborating as its capacity needs grow.       Focused on providing flexible solutions for data-intensive [...]

Crown Castle Announces Multimillion Dollar Network Enhancement for LA metro

By | 2018-07-24T18:38:53+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, fiber network, General, Network, network growth, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Crown Castle International Corp announced a multimillion dollar enhancement to its SoCal fiber network.  The company’s investment will enhance and supplement its existing fiber in the LA metropolitan area, as well as surrounding areas. Aimed at increasing bandwidth capabilities, the investment will allow Crown Castle to further serve customers with a complete suite of fiber networking solutions [...]

FirstLight Provides Cloud Communications to Lakes Region Community Services (LRCS)

By | 2018-06-05T14:01:20+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: Community Service, fiber, fiber optics, Internet, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , |

FirstLight was chosen to provide a FirstLight Cloud Communications system for LRCS, including Internet and fiber optic services. FirstLight offered LRCS a competitive price, first rate customer service, and most importantly the intention of offering a true partnership to the benefit of LRCS and the community.  Colleen Cass, LRCS IT Educator, who coordinated this project with FirstLight [...]

Saratoga Springs School District Selects FirstLight

By | 2018-05-15T13:28:06+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: education, fiber, fiber network, Internet, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , |

FirstLight’s Low Latency Internet and High-Quality Voice Services Provide the Foundation to Support School’s E-Learning Initiatives The Saratoga Springs School District in Saratoga, NY, has selected FirstLight to provide high-speed, dedicated Internet and Voice services to the schools throughout the school district. FirstLight’s Internet and voice services will ensure fast, high-quality connectivity and reliability to the [...]

Buying or Selling Network Hardware or Optics? Here’s How P3 Systems Can Help

By | 2018-05-04T09:23:16+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Categories: Data Center, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom|Tags: , , , , |

Does your company buy network hardware or optics at full price? How about your used IT equipment — where does it end up? There’s certainly a lot of it out there, and the numbers are well-positioned to grow in 2018; Morgan Stanley advised that the IT hardware market could deliver double-digit earnings growth this year, as [...]

DRG Looks Ahead to Submarine Cable Discussions at ITW

By | 2018-04-27T12:36:56+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Categories: Global Telecommunications, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

DRG Undersea Consulting is looking ahead to ITW and the discussions to take place at the show. Check out the company’s latest blog to read about new subsea cable routes, connectivity and technology, including a look at this year’s TeleGeography Submarine Cable map and the growth it illustrates. “The new-cable demand is being driven by a [...]

Timeshare Company Taps FirstLight for Internet and Voice

By | 2018-03-20T11:38:42+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Categories: cloud, customer win, dark fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, High Speed Internet, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, voice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Leading Online Marketplace, Vacation Innovations, Selects FirstLight for High Uptime, Availability, and Exceptional Customer Service Vacation Innovations, an online marketing company that specializes in vacation ownership advertising, sales, rentals and brokerage services, has selected FirstLight as its primary Internet and voice solutions provider. SellMyTimeshareNow.com, which is part of the Vacation Innovations’ family of brands, has been [...]

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, [...]

FirstLight Completes its Fourth Acquisition of 2017

By | 2017-10-18T10:55:35+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announces the completion of its acquisition of 186 Communications. Being its fourth transaction this year alone, FirstLight further proves itself as one of the largest providers of fiber-based, high-capacity services throughout the Northeast. FirstLight previously completed the acquisitions of Oxford Networks, Sovernet Communications and [...]

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