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2013

Albany, NY – September 24, 2013 – FirstLight Fiber (formerly known as Tech Valley Communications), a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, announced today that it has successfully completed Ethernet certification with a major U.S. based wireless carrier. Under the terms of … Read More

Name change reflects its expanded capabilities and markets served Albany, NY – September 23, 2013 – FirstLight Fiber (formerly known as Tech Valley Communications), a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, announced today the formal rebranding of Tech Valley Communications to FirstLight … Read More

FIERCE TELECOM (Sean Buckley) – September 23, 2013 – Tech Valley Communications has rebranded itself as FirstLight Fiber, a name that it says reflects its ongoing transition as a CLEC serving only the Upstate New York market to one that serves multiple Northeast states and Canada. While the overall company name is new, it has … Read More

THE BUSINESS REVIEW (Adam Sichko) — September 23, 2013 — An Albany, NY, telecom company has more than tripled annual revenue since selling a majority stake in the business. Tech Valley Communications—now operating under a new name (more on that below)—had $15 million of revenue when co-founder Kevin O’Connor and others struck the deal with … Read More

 Tech Valley Communications provides ultra-high speed connectivity to Saratoga Springs’ September 21st concert to benefit family farms Albany, NY –September 19, 2013 –Tech Valley Communications (TVC), a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, announced today that it has donated a 100 Mbps. … Read More

CHANNEL VISION MAGAZINE — August 15, 2013 — Tech Valley Communications (TVC) has received the New York State Public Service Commission’s (NYSPSC) Excellent Service Commendation for the ninth consecutive year. The commendation notes TVC’s excellent level of service the company and its employees have provided during 2012. A fiber-based telecommunications service provider in Upstate New York and … Read More

Tech Valley Communications (TVC) a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, announced today that it has received the New York State Public Service Commission’s (NYSPSC) Excellent Service Commendation for the 9th consecutive year. The commendation notes TVC’s excellent level of service … Read More