News

2014

It may still be fairly early in the summer but getting back to school should be on everyone’s mind when it comes to building a robust fiber network of high-speed broadband and Wi-Fi connectivity throughout Upstate New York and New England’s public schools and communities. In-classroom online learning experiences by incorporating the use of tablets, … Read More

Have plans for late afternoon on Thursday, July 31? Well, now you do! Come see FirstLight at our Open House and Cocktail Reception, taking place at our headquarters location at 41 State Street in Albany. Spend a couple hours with us – from 3 – 5 PM EST, and meet our talented FirstLight team! While … Read More

Thank you to Robert Powell, Founder and Chief Editor of Telecom Ramblings, for your time and interest in FirstLight! Telecom Ramblings’ Industry Spotlight: FirstLight Fiber’s Kurt Van Wagenen by Rob Powell FirstLight Fiber was born out of the combination of three network operators operating in neighboring regions: Tech Valley communications in Upstate New York, SegTel … Read More

FIERCE TELECOM – MAY 13, 2014 – FirstLight Fiber is responding to customer demand in Tier 2 and Tier 3 metro markets by expanding its network to support 100G connectivity services at any of its on-net building locations in upstate New York and northern New England. It is conducting this expansion effort with integrator LightRiver … Read More

LIGHTWAVE ONLINE – May 13, 2014 – FirstLight Fiber, a service provider operating fiber-optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, has expanded its network capabilities to support 100-Gbps connectivity at any of its on-net locations. This high-speed network upgrade comes in response to increased customer demand for high-bandwidth … Read More

Upgrade in response to customer demand for high capacity connections across its footprint Albany, NY – May 12, 2014 – FirstLight Fiber, 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 expanded its network capabilities to support 100 Gbps … Read More

FirstLight Fiber was recognized in United Way’s special award category, Newcomers Award!  We are honored to be one of only two companies in the Capital Region receiving this award, recognizing an outstanding first-year of support. FirstLight takes great pride in contributing critical dollars needed for services in our communities and thrilled to be part of the corporate leaders and companies … Read More