fiber optic

Wirewerks Expands NextSTEP Technology™ Fiber Management System with Scalable Base-8 Connectivity Solutions

By |2019-07-17T08:22:18-05:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Broadband, Canada, colocation, Data Center, fiber network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Wirewerks announced today it has expanded its NextSTEP Technology™ Fiber Management System, a multi-award winning high-density connectivity solution for fiber management applications in data centers, MSO/Broadband networks and Enterprise LANs, with the launch of the NextSTEP™ 3-Series Modules, known as 3S Modules. The 3S Modules include the NextSTEP™ 3-Series Distribution Module and the NextSTEP™ 3-Series Loaded [...]

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, [...]

eX² Technology Spearheads $34M Intelligent Transportation System Project in Indiana

By |2019-06-10T14:49:06-05:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: fiber, fiber optics, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, intelligent site management, intelligent transportation system, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, transportation|Tags: , , , , , |

Officially announced at ITS America in Washington DC last week, eX2 Technology LLC has finalized an agreement with the Indiana Toll Road Concession Company LLC (ITRCC) to extend the fiber optic backbone and intelligent transportation system (ITS) along the I-80/I-90 Indiana Toll Road. A single source solution for those seeking to build, scale or upgrade their [...]

United Fiber & Data Completes Diverse Fiber-Optic Network Connecting NYC to Ashburn, VA

By |2019-05-20T13:24:24-05:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Big news from United Fiber & Data (UFD)! The company’s newly constructed fiber-optic network connecting New York City to Ashburn, Virginia, is live and ready for service. The wholly owned, purpose-built, greenfield network connects UFD’s 13-mile metro ring in NYC to “Data Center Alley” in Ashburn, Virginia, via a 340-mile, physically diverse long-haul route. The high-capacity, low latency [...]

FirstLight Launches Encrypted Wavelength Solution to Provide In-Flight Data Security

By |2019-04-09T12:12:15-05:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: data network services, data security, encrypted wavelength, encryption, Wavelengths|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FirstLight has added an encrypted wavelength solution to its suite of comprehensive services, offering a low overhead, low latency product which safeguards against a growing threat of data breaches.  This solution is designed to support businesses that require a resilient, cost-effective solution that simplifies end-user security management with an integrated web-based application network tool, without impacting [...]

XKL Introduces New Wi-Fi Infrastructure Solution

By |2018-08-27T14:44:04-05:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As organizations leverage disruptive technologies, such as IoT and smart cities, their wireless and fiber infrastructures must support computing bandwidth demand in real time. And it’s the new technologies coming about that will dramatically improve existing wireless and fiber infrastructures by increasing data speeds, enabling faster video downloads, lowering latencies, and offering enhanced levels of security [...]

FirstLight Proud to Serve ‘World’s Best Cheddar’ Company

By |2017-11-02T12:35:41-05:00November 2nd, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight’s Fiber-Based Services Provide Reliability and Scalability for New England and Upstate New York Farm-Family Owned Dairy Cooperative Since opening its operation in 1919, Cabot Creamery Co, the Northeast’s premier dairy cooperative, has since expanded to 1,100 co-op farms who all strive for the same thing; to provide for their families, give back to their communities, [...]

FirstLight Completes its Fourth Acquisition of 2017

By |2017-10-18T10:55:35-05:00October 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 Launches Rapid Connect Service, Enabling Fast Deployments of Bundled Space, Power and Internet

By |2017-05-15T10:20:48-05:00May 15th, 2017|Categories: Asia Pacific, carrier, cloud, colocation, Connectivity, Data Center, International Telecoms Week, Internet, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Wilcon, the premier West Coast provider of best-in-class fiber optic and data center infrastructure, welcomes a new service to its portfolio – Rapid Connect. Rapid Connect brings carriers, service providers and cloud startups a seamless, cost-effective and fast way to establish network infrastructure in as few as ten business days. Plus, Wilcon’s state-of-the-art colocation is at [...]

FirstLight and Sovernet Communications Join Forces

By |2017-03-14T11:49:11-05:00March 14th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, business collaboration, business continuity, business expansion, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, fiber, fiber engineering, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight Fiber, Network, network growth, network operators, network route|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  It’s official - FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, has announced that Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”), combining the operations of Sovernet with FirstLight. It is the latest in a series of impressive moves for Oak Hill and First Light. Along [...]

Oak Hill Capital Partners To Acquire Oxford Networks; To Combine Oxford Operations with FirstLight Fiber

By |2016-07-07T11:47:23-05:00July 7th, 2016|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, jsa blog, JSA Clients, network growth, network route, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Big news for FirstLight Fiber today! Oxford Networks,  a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts,  has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners. Oak Hill Capital Partners announced its plans of acquisition of FirstLight from Riverside Partners in March 2016 (subject to prior [...]

Transtelco Turns to Hibernia Networks’ IP Service Platform to Address Growing Regional Demand

By |2016-05-10T12:55:04-05:00May 10th, 2016|Categories: business partnership, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, Internet Service Providers, IP transit, JSA Clients, Latin America, long haul, low latency, Low-Latency Network, metro market, network operators, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks is providing additional capacity to Transtelco’s IP backbone in order to address growing regional demand. Transtelco owns and operates long-haul and metropolitan fiber networks in the Southern US and Mexico with unique facilities-based network on both sides of the border. It’s IP transit capacity needs have increased three-fold, which led Transtelco to turn to [...]

Cinia, The David Ross Group and United Cable Company Join Forces to Extend C-Lion1 Presence

By |2016-05-10T10:59:30-05:00May 10th, 2016|Categories: big data, business partnership, cable, cloud computing, Connectivity, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network route, partnerships, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cinia and The David Ross Group announced a new deal for asset and capacity sales for the new, high-performance subsea fiber route, C-Lion1, today at ITW 2016. Connecting Finland and Germany via the Baltic Sea, the high-quality, cyber-secure route links key data centers in Northern and Central Europe, as well as offers low latency connectivity between [...]

RCN Business Upgrades Its Ethernet Network to 100 Gigabits

By |2015-11-30T11:28:12-05:00November 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) [...]

Two Trophies, One Cutting-Edge Submarine Cable: All Eyes on Hibernia Express at the 2015 Global Carrier Awards

By |2015-11-05T18:31:27-05:00November 6th, 2015|Categories: 100G, awards, Bandwidth Infrastructure, c-level, cable, Connectivity, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial, Global Telecommunications, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, network route, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom awards, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Transatlantic Cable, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

All eyes were on Hibernia Networks this past Tuesday evening as Hibernia Express, the first new transatlantic cable in over 12 years, took home Best Project of the Year – Subsea and Best Subsea Innovation at the 2015 Global Carrier Awards. The cable, connecting Halifax, Nova Scotia and Brean, England provides the lowest latency fiber-optic path [...]

Lightower Fiber Networks to Merge with Fibertech Networks

By |2015-04-27T13:11:35-05:00April 27th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business collaboration, business continuity, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, c-level, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, IT, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Lightower, Low-Latency Network, M&A, Network, network provider, partnerships, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, and Fibertech Networks, a leading provider of fiber-optic based network services throughout mid-size cities in the Eastern and Central regions of the United States, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge. The agreement [...]