fiber network

Connected2Fiber Secures $1.5 Million to Continue Company Growth, Expansion and Enhanced Product Offerings

By |2019-10-30T10:11:04-05:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: business expansion, business investment, business strategy, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, enterprise, Enterprise-Class Cloud, Financial, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Boston-Based Location Intelligence Provider Adds to Recent $5.3 Million Funding Round in Support of Exponential Company Growth   Connected2Fiber, the Industry Cloud for Connectivity, announces today that it has entered into a growth capital term loan agreement with Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and their investors. This agreement provides [...]

FirstLight Fiber Acquires Todd Cable Construction

By |2019-07-10T16:40:43-05:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Acquisition, construction, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, General|Tags: , , , , |

 FirstLight has announced that it has acquired Todd Cable Construction, enhancing the Company’s ability to expand its fiber network and facilitate continued growth by adding a proven team with robust construction capabilities and services.  The transaction will create a business unit focused on turnkey construction services supporting the company's continued growth. “Top notch construction services can [...]

GlobeNet Completes Marine Survey for Malbec Subsea Cable

By |2019-06-24T20:41:17-05:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: colocation, Data Center, fiber, Global Telecommunications, International Telecoms Week, JSA Clients, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, tech event, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Malbec subsea cable to Argentina is well on its way! Today, at ITW 2019, GlobeNet, a wholesale provider of telecoms infrastructure in the Americas, reported that it has completed the marine survey for its new undersea infrastructure. The cable system will link the Brazilian cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires, [...]

“How New York is Fast Becoming the Greatest Smart City in the World”: A New Hellman Electric eBook

By |2019-06-20T17:50:23-05:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: ebooks, General, New York, Smart Cities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Technology has always been essential to the economic growth of New York City, not only because technology brings new capital investments and jobs. But because any metropolis needs to evolve in the way it protects its citizens, provides services, stewards the environment, and tends to its social and industrial fabric. Today, it is disruptive digital technology [...]

FirstLight Fiber Acquires Maine Fiber Company

By |2019-05-16T21:46:36-05:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Broadband, Data Center, fiber optics, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Network|Tags: , , , , |

FirstLight announced today that it has acquired Maine Fiber Company (“MFC”), a transaction which will further enhance the company's fiber network throughout the State of Maine.  The MFC network adds unique routes into Canada including a cable landing, the Maritime Express Route from Nova Scotia to Boston, as well as additional diversity to FirstLight’s robust network. [...]

FirstLight Extends Fiber Network and Enhances Capabilities in Maine

By |2019-05-01T15:48:56-05:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: 5G, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, data network services, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, Internet|Tags: , , , , , , |

    FirstLight has implemented plans to add new fiber builds and product introductions to support growing bandwidth needs throughout the state of Maine. FirstLight has consistently undertaken projects to expand and enhance its fiber footprint throughout Maine to continue to meet the demand for fiber-based broadband communications services. FirstLight is currently in the process of [...]

FirstLight Provides Connectivity to Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home

By |2019-03-27T11:34:51-05:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Connectivity, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Internet|Tags: , , , , , |

Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, has selected FirstLight to provide Internet connectivity throughout its campus. The upgrade enables students to collaborate on important projects regarding history, agriculture, and economics. Hildene, taken from two Old English words meaning “hill and valley with stream,” is considered to be one of the nation’s most important Lincoln sites, second only [...]

DQE Communications Brings Fiber-Optic Network to School Districts in Western PA

By |2019-03-20T20:20:44-05:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: education, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Network, Network Solutions, RFP, rural areas|Tags: , , , , , , |

DQE Communications (DQE), has been contracted by ARIN Intermediate Unit 28 (IU28) to provide its member school districts with high-speed internet services. DQE is the premier provider of high-speed, fiber optic networks for businesses and carriers throughout Southwestern PA, Eastern OH and Northern WV. The partnership will see DQE establish a purpose-built, fully owned, operated and [...]

Westchester’s Century Country Club Selects FirstLight

By |2019-03-13T12:37:27-05:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, General, Internet|Tags: , , , , , , |

FirstLight has been selected as the service provider for Westchester Century Country Club. FirstLight’s dedicated, symmetrical fiber-based Internet services are a considerable upgrade to the historic country club’s prior infrastructure which will provide members and staff with a more robust, efficient Internet connection.  Century Club spans 175 acres in Purchase, New York, and has been acknowledged [...]

FirstLight Appoints Len Camara as Chief Information Officer

By |2019-03-07T18:53:05-05:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Chief Information Officer, cloud, fiber, fiber network, General, network provider, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FirstLight has appointed Leonard (“Len”) Camara as Chief Information Officer.  Mr. Camara, a seasoned executive,  will serve as a member of the senior team and will oversee the advancement of the Company’s Information Systems and Information Technology functions to support the company's next phase of growth. Mr. Camara brings more than 20 years of experience leading [...]

Fiber-Based Network Provider Fatbeam Celebrates Nearly a Decade of Growth with New Website

By |2019-02-28T15:07:22-05:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: dark fiber, education, fiber, fiber network, Gigabit internet, lit fiber, Network, Network Solutions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Fatbeam, a leading B2B provider of fiber-based network solutions in the Western US, has officially rebranded in order to highlight its extensive growth and competitive advantages for organizations looking for Wide Area Network (WAN) and Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) solutions. Founded in 2010, the company has dramatically evolved from a local Idaho-based provider to a dominant [...]

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

By |2019-01-21T18:39:32-05:00January 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 |2019-01-15T15:27:36-05:00January 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 |2018-12-18T10:56:57-05:00December 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 |2018-11-27T17:12:23-05:00November 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 |2018-10-30T10:42:36-05:00October 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 [...]