fiber network

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

By |2019-03-20T20:20:44-04:00March 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 |2019-03-13T12:37:27-04:00March 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 |2019-03-07T18:53:05-04:00March 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 |2019-02-28T15:07:22-04:00February 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 |2019-01-21T18:39:32-04:00January 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 |2019-01-15T15:27:36-04:00January 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 |2018-12-18T10:56:57-04:00December 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 |2018-11-27T17:12:23-04:00November 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 |2018-10-30T10:42:36-04:00October 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 [...]

FirstLight Provides Internet and WAN Services to Alfred State College

By |2018-10-03T11:22:03-04:00October 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 |2018-09-20T17:41:26-04:00September 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 |2018-08-08T21:27:08-04:00August 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 |2018-07-24T18:38:53-04:00July 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 |2018-06-05T14:01:20-04:00June 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 |2018-05-15T13:28:06-04:00May 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 |2018-05-04T09:23:16-04:00May 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 [...]