Internet

InterGlobix President to Lead Subsea Workshop at Cowen Annual Communications Infrastructure Summit

By |2019-08-08T08:24:09-04:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: cable, cable landing station, Conferences, Data Center, fiber, Global Telecommunications, Internet, Speaking Panel, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

August 13th Workshop will cover the increasingly popular topic of the convergence of datacenters, subsea and terrestrial fiber as part of the digital infrastructure  InterGlobix LLC, a global solutions company focused on the convergence of datacenters, terrestrial fiber and subsea fiber today announced that InterGlobix’s President, Vinay Nagpal will lead a workshop on the topic of [...]

DQE Communications Wins Award for Supporting Local Businesses

By |2019-07-31T18:37:00-04:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: awards, channel partners, colocation, dark fiber, General, partnerships, Wavelengths|Tags: , , , , , , , |

DQE Communications (DQE) has won the Earl S. Punchard Partnership Award from Comstar Supply, Inc., a Pennsylvanian telecommunications equipment supplier. The award recognizes DQE Communications for working to establish a true, long-lasting relationship with Comstar Supply, thereby helping to create a thriving, local business community in the region. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, DQECommunications is one of the [...]

InterGlobix is Founding Member of Newly Formed Internet Ecosystem Innovation Committee (IEIC)

By |2019-07-08T14:19:36-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Connectivity, Global Telecommunications, Google, Internet, peering, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news|Tags: , , , , |

Internet Ecosystem Innovation Committee (IEIC) Formed by Google, QTS, Telxius, Hilton, Cigna, Bank of America, Freddie Mac, Telia Carrier, Ciena, Blade Group, CenturyLink, and InterGlobix to Stimulate Innovation, Regional Economies and Internet Infrastructure Growth Globally In response to increasing global demand for high performance, low risk connectivity and the need for more Internet geographic diversity for [...]

Champlain Cable Selects FirstLight for Internet and Cloud

By |2019-06-11T19:06:05-04:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: cloud, cloud computing, General, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Internet|Tags: , , , , , |

Champlain Cable, a manufacturer of high-performance insulated wire for automotive, commercial vehicle, Navy shipboard, industrial, and marine oil and gas markets, has selected FirstLight to upgrade its high-speed fiber Internet service and provide cloud solutions. With manufacturing plants in Colchester, VT, and two facilities in El Paso, TX, operations rely heavily on the ability to efficiently [...]

FirstLight Expands Relationship with Albany Times Union Center

By |2019-05-07T19:49:33-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Broadband, Connectivity, egaming, FirstLight, Internet|Tags: , , , , , |

FirstLight has expanded its relationship with the Albany Times Union Center and facilities operator, SMG, to provide higher bandwidth solutions for its clientele.  FirstLight will provide additional high-speed, fiber-based Internet and voice services, ensuring that the center is positioned to meet the growing demands of event organizers and attendees.  The new Internet service will help to [...]

FirstLight Extends Fiber Network and Enhances Capabilities in Maine

By |2019-05-01T15:48:56-04:00May 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 [...]

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 [...]

NJFX Weighs in on “Race to 5G” Coverage on Local News

By |2019-03-11T14:41:54-04:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: 5G, broadband infrastructure, General|Tags: , , , , , , |

CEO Gil Santaliz offers expertise for local media covering the new generation of smart technology New Jersey's 24-hour news channel, News 12, turned to NJFX CEO Gil Santaliz for expertise in its coverage of the race to 5G. We've been hearing about 5G as the next internet revolution. Reporter Nick Meidanis got insight from Santaliz on [...]

Can the Internet Break? Watch JSA’s New Virtual CEO Roundtable

By |2019-02-25T16:52:19-04:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: c-level, CEO Roundtable, Internet, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, Network, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

JSA welcomes top industry executives, including Nigel Bayliff, CEO of AquaComms; Gil Santaliz, Founder and CEO of NJFX; Amy Marks, CEO of XSite Modular, and Vinay Nagpal, President of Interglobix to our February 2019 Virtual CEO Roundtable Presently, the internet is threatened by many of the legacy submarine cables that connect continents but are nearing the [...]

FirstLight Launches ‘Managed Edge’ Solutions

By |2019-01-29T13:51:11-04:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: cloud, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Internet, jsa blog, telecom industry blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FirstLight,  in addition to providing fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast has now added 'Managed Edge' solutions to its roster of offerings. Connecting nearly 8,000 locations in service with more than 30,000 locations serviceable by a 14,000-route mile network, FirstLight offers a robust suite of [...]

FirstLight: Providing Connectivity for The Governor’s Academy Campus-Wide

By |2019-01-16T10:28:18-04:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: cloud, Data Center, fiber network, fiber optics, General, VoIP service|Tags: , , , , |

FirstLight has a history of supporting schools throughout New York and New England in their efforts to offer high-quality fiber-based connectivity to staff and students.  This is in addition to providing fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the US Northeast, for which they are broadly recognized. FirstLight services many leading [...]

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 [...]

GlobeNet Launches New Central Interconnection Point in Northern Brazil

By |2018-09-20T18:21:44-04:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: carrier, Data Center, GlobeNet, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, internet security, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP peering, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, low latency, network growth, network operators, network provider, Peering exchchange, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Just a few weeks after announcing Facebook as a co-owner of its new ‘Malbec’ subsea cable to Argentina, GlobeNet officially opened a new central interconnection point at the Fortaleza Internet Exchange Point (IXP) today.  Now, network operators and internet service providers (ISPs) throughout northeastern Brazil will be able to exchange traffic locally, taking advantage of the [...]

‘Bull Moose Club’ Coworking Space in Albany Chooses FirstLight

By |2018-09-07T10:17:00-04:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: customer win, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, IT, shared IT, software, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , |

FirstLight’s Internet service provides the high quality, low latency experience needed to support its clients The Bull Moose Club, opening mid-September 2018 in Albany, NY, has selected FirstLight to provide Internet connectivity. FirstLight’s high-quality, low latency fiber connection will enable 160 members of the new coworking space, including 22 office suites, to perform efficiently with full [...]

IoT and the Edge: A Data Network Perspective from 365 Data Centers

By |2018-08-24T11:14:59-04:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: cloud, Data Center, IoT, Security, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , |

IDC has estimated that there will be 30 billion connected “things” by 2020 and a $1.7 trillion revenue opportunity to suit. Ninety-eight percent of 700 enterprise decision-makers surveyed by 451 Research said they have Internet of Things (IoT) projects underway or in the pre-deployment phase. It’s clear that the IoT will be a disruptive force, but [...]

Introducing The Sphere: A Disruptive, Blockchain-Powered Global Ecosystem for the Telecom Industry

By |2018-05-04T11:07:45-04:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: technology trends, Telecom, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , |

It’s been two years in the making, and now it’s finally here. A team of telecom industry veterans just announced the upcoming launch of The Sphere, a disruptive, blockchain-powered global ecosystem designed to allow carriers, operators and resellers to address real challenges in the market, such as declining margins, fraud and inefficiencies. The Sphere is backed [...]