News

2015

Today, FirstLight Fiber announces the appointment of Jill Sandford as Vice President and General Counsel. Ms. Sandford will perform as a member of the senior executive team and oversee Legal, Regulatory and Human Resources functions. Ms. Sandford brings FirstLight over 20 years of legal and telecom experience. Her previous positions included Associate General Counsel for … Read More

FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announced the appointment of Jill Sandford as Vice President and General Counsel. Ms. Sandford will serve as a member of the senior executive team and will oversee Legal, Regulatory and Human Resources functions on behalf of the Company. Ms. … Read More

Chelsea Diana Albany Business Review Rensselaer, New York is exploring a plan to install a fiber optics network across the city for faster internet access to entice new business and real estate development. The plan comes as SUNY Polytechnic Institute considers an expansion of its own that would bring high-tech jobs and housing to Rensselaer’s … Read More

BY MAURA MAHONEY With every passing year, remarkable technological advancements make their way into the health care market. These advancements not only intend to improve patient care, to diagnose and treat diseases but also to control the rising cost of health care. In 2015 alone, we are looking at everything from nanobots (miniature robots complete … Read More

By DAVE SOLOMON New Hampshire Union Leader MANCHESTER – If the future of the Internet is lightning-fast fiber-optic service, FirstLight Fiber is helping to bring the future to New Hampshire from a newly acquired data center on Sundial Avenue that the company has been building out since it purchased Internet service provider G4 Communications last … Read More

By Leila Meyer 05/05/15 Hudson Valley Community College in New York state has implemented fiber-based Internet to its main campus and a dedicated point-to-point Ethernet connection between the main campus and satellite campuses. The college needed to upgrade its Internet service to meet increasing demands. In 2013, the college worked with FirstLight Fiber to install … Read More

FirstLight’s robust, fiber-based network services interconnect one of the Northeast’s largest community colleges, empowering students and faculty Albany, NY – May 5, 2015 – FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announced today that Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC), the second-largest institution of higher learning in the Capital Region of … Read More