News

2016

MANCHESTER — A New York operator of fiber optics networks that gobbled up companies is now getting acquired itself. FirstLight Fiber, which employs 25 in New Hampshire, is being sold to Oak Hill Capital Partners, a California private equity firm. First Light operates three data centers in New Hampshire: at 77 Sundial Ave., Manchester; 16 … Read More

By Tara Seals FirstLight Fiber, a fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners. Oak Hill will acquire the company from its current private equity owner, Riverside Partners. Riverside Partners is expected to continue as a … Read More

Acquisition Focused on Accelerating FirstLight’s Continued Growth FirstLight Fiber (“FirstLight”), a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners (“Oak Hill”).    Under the terms of the agreement, Oak Hill will acquire … Read More

Channel partner programs are evolving in order to address IT trends and growing vertical markets. In 2016, we have many new exciting initiatives in store for our FirstLight Partner Program.  In addition to offering opportunities for our partners to expand their business by marketing FirstLight’s comprehensive solutions to their client base, we are constantly seeking … Read More

Solution Provides Reliable, E-Rate Eligible Internet for Students and Faculty   FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Laconia School District in New Hampshire, has selected FirstLight’s high-speed, fiber-based telecommunications services.  FirstLight will provide Internet to the entire school district, which consists of three … Read More

FirstLight Fiber has extended its dense fiber network further in New York. This expansion project added 36,000 fiber miles into New York’s Westchester, Rockland and Orange counties, and was constructed in direct response to market and customer demand to expand its offerings closer to New York City.  The fiber network is designed to be within … Read More

By Chelsea Diana FirstLight Fiber has expanded its fiber optic network downstate toward New York City as it looks to grow beyond its current market. The Albany, New York, based company now has 260,000 fiber miles through five states including New York, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Massachusetts. FirstLight provides voice, data and Internet services … Read More