News

2016

Shining Some Light on Dark Fiber

What is Dark Fiber? What does it look like? Does my business need Dark Fiber? These are good questions that need to be examined as more and more organizations adopt dark fiber. The term ‘Dark fiber’ refers to fibers that are currently unused and therefore do not have electronics installed which would ‘light’ them. In … Read More

Derry Medical Center Upgrades Internet Service, Noting Ten Years of High Quality Services and Excellent Customer Support FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Derry Medical Center, the oldest and largest independent, primary care Family Practice in New Hampshire, has selected FirstLight … Read More

Know Your Data Center – Manchester, NH

If you live or work in Northern New England or New York, you’ve likely heard of FirstLight Fiber. In addition to offering fiber-based connectivity services, FirstLight also offers data center services at five locations, which are strategically located throughout our footprint.  Our Manchester data center is significant because it is conveniently located less than one-hour … Read More

INCOMPAS Spring 2016, formally COMPTEL, sprung into gear in our Nation’s Capital; this being its first show after the rebrand was announced in 2015.  The new name illustrates INCOMPAS’ commitment to innovation, competition and the future.  The event started like most with a welcome reception that included Maryland classics, such as crab and po boys, … Read More

Intelisys’ Sale Partners Now Have Access to FirstLight’s Portfolio of Fiber-Based Services  FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today its new partnership with Intelisys Communications, Inc., the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor. This new agreement will give Intelisys’ Sales Partners full access to FirstLight’s … Read More

By Agnes Stubbs FirstLight Fiber has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum. Under the terms of the agreement, Oak Hill will acquire the company from its present private equity owner Riverside Partners who will remain as a minority investor in the … Read More