News

2014

FIERCE TELECOM – January 23, 2014 – On the Hot Seat with Kurt Van Wagenen, CEO of FirstLight Kurt Van Wagenen, CEO of FirstLight, sees that the service provider’s value lies in its local approach and its ability to tailor “customer solutions that meet their needs.” The service provider has been expanding its presence in … Read More

ALBANY BUSINESS REVIEW – January 22, 2014 – FirstLight Fiber, an Albany, NY telecommunications provider, has hired Gary Kraemer as its new chief financial officer and senior vice president. Kraemer previously was the CFO for Fidelis Security Systems who helped lead the company through an acquisition by General Dynamics. FirstLight, formerly known as Tech Valley … Read More

CHANNELVISION MAGAZINE – January 21, 2014 – FirstLight Fiber, which operates wholesale and retail operations in Upstate New York and Northern New England, has appointed Gary Kraemer as its new CFO and senior vice president. Kraemer will assume the CFO role previously held by Sean Socha. Prior to FirstLight, Kraemer was the vice president and … Read More

FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announced today the appointment of Gary Kraemer as its new Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, effective immediately. Mr. Kraemer will assume the CFO role previously held by Sean Socha. After three successful years as … Read More

This past year has been filled with exciting news and advancements for not only FirstLight, but for the telecom industry as a whole. In 2013, the industry saw the reawakening of dark fiber services (In September 2013, ATLANTIC-ACM reported 27% of wholesale buyers surveyed stated that they had purchased dark fiber services and 57% of … Read More