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Lightower Now Approved Vendor for MiCTA’s National Tech Membership

By |2014-07-23T11:04:07-05:00July 23rd, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, cloud computing, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, education, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, higher education, Internet, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, research and development, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The need for all-fiber communications networks is high across all organizations, and the thousands of members of MiCTA can now take advantage of Lightower’s services for their organizations. Announced today, Lightower is a fully approved vendor for MiCTA, which is a national non-profit group purchasing organization representing higher education, K-12, government and other non-profit entities. Lightower has [...]

Lightower Named an Authorized Vendor for NJ State Network Services T1776 Contract

By |2014-06-10T09:09:54-05:00June 10th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Big Data connectivity, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, carrier, carrier ethernet, cloud, cloud computing, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, higher education, Lightower, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A recent study by the Center for Digital Government (CDG) shows that 75% of the 2,000 citizens surveyed prefer to complete government transactions online. Seventy percent of respondents said it saves them time, and 60% said it saves them money. The survey confirms that constituents seek secure web-based interfaces that contain the information and enable the [...]

Lightower to Talk Networking Solutions At MASSbuys Expo 2014

By |2014-04-28T08:32:41-05:00April 28th, 2014|Categories: business ethernet, carrier, carrier hotel, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber network, Government, higher education, JSA Clients, Low-Latency Network, Network, network provider, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, wireless, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier all-fiber, provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, will participate in the upcoming MASSbuys Expo 2014 in Worcester, Mass., on May 1, 2014. MASSbuys is the largest business-to-government trade show in Massachusetts. Designed exclusively for Commonwealth Statewide Contractors and public purchasing and procurement officials, this [...]

Second Panel at Metro Connect 2013 Explores Financial and Strategic Analysis of M&A and Consolidation

By |2013-02-20T17:41:39-05:00February 20th, 2013|Categories: TNN on the Road|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bjarni Thorvardarson, CEO of Hibernia Networks, kicked off the second panel discussion today at Metro Connect 2013.  The topic of the panel was Financial and Strategy Analysis of M&A and Consolidation in 2013 and Predictions for 2013.  Bjarni was joined on the panel by Gillis Cashman of M/C Partners, George Morgan of Ridgemont Equity Partners, and Steven Soraparu of [...]

Lightower is Authorized Vendor for Massachusetts State Government Contract ITT46

By |2013-02-05T14:25:41-05:00February 5th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, carrier, colocation, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center, data network services, education, Ethernet, fiber, Government, higher education, interconnection, Internet, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, low latency, Low-Latency Network, managed services, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks has been named an authorized vendor to the Massachusetts state government through the statewide ITT46 Network Services contract. The award enables Lightower to offer Ethernet, SONET, Internet Access, Colocation and Dark Fiber solutions to Massachusetts state and local government entities. With government budgets shrinking while the demand for services continues to increase, state [...]

Hibernia Networks Completes $52.5 Million Refinancing

By |2013-01-17T13:05:47-05:00January 17th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, business partnership, carrier, colocation, Data Center, economy, Ethernet, Financial, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Low-Latency Network, Media, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks announces today that it completed a $52.5 million debt refinancing. The proceeds of the refinancing were used to pay off existing indebtedness and will provide incremental liquidity for growth and for working capital.  The new lender group includes funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC and Bridge Bank. Hibernia’s cutting-edge network technology [...]

Lightower Leads Discussion on Infrastructure Demand at Massachusetts Broadband Summit

By |2012-11-13T15:33:40-05:00November 13th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, Broadband Stimulus, business partnership, carrier, colocation, Conferences, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, education, Ethernet, Events, fiber, Financial, Global Telecommunications, Government, healthcare, high frequency traders, higher education, Internet, internet traffic, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Media, network congestion, network growth, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, partnerships, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications, video streaming, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will moderate a panel titled “Building a Wired Economy: Demand in Massachusetts” as part of the Massachusetts Broadband Summit. Lightower’s Chris Williams, Director of Complex Solutions, will moderate a panel of industry executives on Wednesday evening, November 14, 2012, at the MIT Stata Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Broadband Summit is organized [...]

Zayo Completes Acquisition of FiberGate

By |2012-09-04T12:06:11-05:00September 4th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, interconnection, Internet, network growth, network route, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group has completed its acquisition of FiberGate, Inc., a Washington, D.C. metro area provider of Dark Fiber services. The acquisition adds 399 new route miles and 130,000 fiber miles in Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, Baltimore, and suburban Maryland to Zayo’s network. FiberGate offered Dark Fiber exclusively and has been providing Dark Fiber services to the [...]

Optelian Adds Ultra-Flexible, Multi-Service Networking Card to LightGAINTM Portfolio

By |2012-06-27T09:00:25-05:00June 27th, 2012|Categories: Equipment Manufacturer, Global Telecommunications, Optical Networking, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Optical networking specialist Optelian is pleased announced the addition of the FLX-1610 multi-service networking card to the LightGAIN portfolio. It provides high-density, multiprotocol aggregation and flexible deployment options that improve network efficiency and offers unprecedented service delivery flexibility to LightGAIN networks. high-density FLX-1610 card has 14 SFP ports aggregating any mix of client services, and two [...]

Lightower Expands Fiber Network in Central and Northern New Jersey

By |2012-05-07T07:16:10-05:00May 7th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, Financial, interconnection, Internet, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will add over 100 route miles of new fiber through several major expansions of its industry-leading all-fiber network in Central and Northern New Jersey. The expansion will spread throughout the counties of Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Middlesex, and Mercer. Lightower’s New Jersey network expansion program is in direct response to the surging demand [...]

Lightower Fiber Networks Extends its All-Fiber Network into TELEHOUSE New York Chelsea

By |2012-04-11T08:03:11-05:00April 11th, 2012|Categories: content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center, data network services, Ethernet, fiber, interconnection, Internet, Low-Latency Network, managed services, Metro Ethernet Exchange, peering, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

TELEHOUSE America announces today that Lightower Fiber Networks has expanded its all-fiber network into TELEHOUSENewYork Chelsea, located at 85 10th Avenue. The network build provides TELEHOUSE clients and partners with a seamless connection to Lightower’s full range of networking solutions through a simple cross connect. Lightower Fiber Networks is the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast. The all-fiber network provides [...]

Lightower to Attend Channel Partners Show & Bring Metro Fiber Partnership Opportunities

By |2012-03-20T13:45:42-05:00March 20th, 2012|Categories: Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will be in attendance present at Channel Partners Conference & Expo. The Channel Partners Conference & Expo is taking place on March 27-29, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada and is the communications industry's only event exclusively for indirect sales organizations – agents, VARs, systems integrators, interconnects and consultants – focused on transforming their businesses to [...]

Zayo Joins Telx Ethernet Exchange

By |2011-10-05T12:47:42-05:00October 5th, 2011|Categories: business partnership, colocation, Data Center, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Metro Ethernet Exchange, partnerships, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Telx announces that Zayo has joined the Telx Ethernet Exchange. By joining the Telx Ethernet Exchange, located in Telx’s downtown Atlanta data center, Zayo can continue to grow its 518 mile metro fiber network. Telx, a leading interconnection and data center provider, offers the Ethernet Exchange as an advanced e-commerce tool connecting publishers, subscribers, providers and [...]