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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 [...]

Wilcon Hires New Channel Chief: Rex Lehman

By | 2017-09-14T12:06:07+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: channel partners, colocation, Data Center, fiber, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

More big news from Southern California’s Wilcon! The West Coast fiber and data center solutions provider is boosting its Channel Program with a new manager — industry veteran Rex Lehman. With the title of Channel Sales Director, Rex will expand the industry-leading program, create new tools for agents/resellers and ensure that partners have viable ways to [...]

Hammer Fiber and Go Long Wireless Enter Exciting Partnership

By | 2017-07-26T13:07:27+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business collaboration, business expansion, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, fiber, fiber optics, rural areas, Rural Telecom, VoIP, VoIP service, wireless, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hammer Fiber Optic Investments Ltd., a New Jersey-based wireless and fiber network operator and wholly owned subsidiary of publicly traded Hammer Fiber Optic Holdings Corp (OTCQB:HMMR) has entered into a new partnership that will lead to dramatic expansion. The company announced today that is has teamed up with Go Long Wireless, Ltd. (GLW), a company based [...]

Sovernet Communications Rebrands as FirstLight

By | 2017-05-24T10:32:04+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, business expansion, business strategy, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The unprecedented growth continues for FirstLight. The company's expansion continued today, as the leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast completed the next step in its integration process with Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”) – rebranding Sovernet as FirstLight. Both FirstLight and Sovernet have been serving the communications needs of Vermonters for more than 15 years [...]

Hargray Communications Deploys New PoP at Colo Atl

By | 2017-04-21T14:50:01+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Categories: carrier, colocation, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, Georgia Technology Center, interconnection, jsa blog, Point of Presence, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hargray Communications, a regional carrier in South Carolina and Georgia with collocation presence in Atlanta, Jacksonville, and Savannah, has deployed a point of presence (PoP) in Colo Atl's data center facility.  With its new PoP, Hargray can easily interconnect with strategic carrier partners, including other Fiber Owners Network Alliance (FNA) members, with no monthly recurring cross [...]

DataSite Boise Adds Syringa Networks for Unparalleled Connectivity Across Idaho

By | 2017-04-19T11:17:26+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: colocation, Data Center, fiber, Telecom, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Did you know that Boise, Idaho is a blossoming city with a thriving technology sector? In fact, Boise was recently ranked 13 of 200 U.S. cities on the 2016 Forbes Best Places for Business and Careers List. Boise boasts a cost of living 1.8% below the national average and a projected annual job growth rate of [...]

GlobeNet’s DDoS Guard Adds Heightened Safety to Service Offerings

By | 2017-02-23T15:36:27+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Connectivity, DDoS, fiber, fiber network, Global Telecommunications, GlobeNet, IaaS, Latin America, Network, safety|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

GlobeNet, as a leading wholesale provider of Latin and North American data network services, recently strengthened their solutions portfolio with a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Services) guard service. This new DDoS service delivers 24/7 protection against both volumetric and application targeted threats regardless of their frequency, size, or duration, and guarantees maximum performance without any downtime. [...]

New York School District Selects FirstLight Dark Fiber and Internet to Enhance Learning Environment

By | 2016-11-04T10:43:01+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Categories: Broadband, dark fiber, EdTech, education, fiber network, Internet, jsa blog, Network, network provider, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced this week that Shenendehowa Central Schools (Shen), serving 9,850 students at eight elementary schools, three middle schools and a high school, has selected FirstLight over several other alternatives to connect several of its remote schools and upgrade its Internet connectivity. FirstLight’s dark fiber service provides connectivity to Shen’s remote sites and FirstLight’s Internet [...]

Hibernia Networks Adds TMT News Technology Award to its Fast-Growing Trophy Case

By | 2016-11-02T14:31:05+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Categories: awards, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Wavelengths|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks is the recipient of the Most Innovative Global Optical Transport and Ethernet Services at the TMT News 2016 Technology Awards. The awards celebrate those who have contributed to innovative, cutting-edge advances in the technology sector. Hibernia Networks’ Protected Wavelength Service, as well as the new industry benchmark for latency performance set by the company, [...]

Hibernia Networks Expands Presence at Fibre Centre in Moncton, NB, Canada

By | 2016-10-27T14:30:14+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Categories: Canada, Connectivity, Data Center, Ethernet, fiber, Global Telecommunications, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, IP transit, low latency, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks has upgraded its presence at Fibre Centre in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, providing regional businesses enhanced international reach via its low latency routes between North America, Europe and the rest of the world. Customers now benefit from access to Hibernia Networks’ full suite of Optical, Ethernet and IP services connecting through the Fibre Centre [...]

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