FirstLight to Acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group

Strategic Move Enhances FirstLight’s Growth and Significantly Increases New York Network FirstLight Fiber (“FirstLight”), a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, today announced its intent to acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group (“FLTG”), a subsidiary of Trumansburg Telephone Company (TTC). FLTG provides data, Internet and voice solutions to business customers in New York … Read More

Keeping your data flowing, and your business humming, requires a secure and reliable connectivity solution. A local area network (LAN) works well for a single location business. However, as your business grows, expanding into new areas and new locations, connectivity becomes more challenging. A wide area network (WAN) can provide fast and secure communication between … Read More

Choose the Right Data Network Solution for Your Business

The data network selection process must incorporate a number of variables that go beyond basic technical considerations. Others include budget, security, compliance, and business requirements. This article will provide a list of questions to help you identify the right network solution. Then it will describe the key differences between data network configurations, including point-to-point WAN, … Read More

Partner Program Blog Series: How to Move from Price Competition to Selling Value

We work in a competitive industry, and customers have many choices when selecting a partner. They are looking for exceptional trust, consistent reliability and, of course, a high performing network, and it is important to communicate these key differentiators when making a sale. Continuing our FirstLight Partner Program blog series for 2017, this piece looks … Read More

Oxford Networks Merges with FirstLight Fiber, Part 2: Sovernet Joins

In our last blog, we announced the merger of Oxford Networks and FirstLight Fiber, which was made possible when Oak Hill Capital Partners acquired Oxford Networks. This development is great news for Oxford customers because it enables us to combine our resources and expertise with those of FirstLight and continue to exceed client expectations. In … Read More

Partner Program Blog Series: Tips for Getting a “Yes”

February is now in full swing, and 2017 has moved past predictions and guessing about what may happen in the new year to business as usual. In prior blogs, we’ve identified what makes a solid communications provider, and learned how to get the most from our partner. Next in our series offers ways to ensure … Read More

Oxford Networks Merges with FirstLight Fiber, Part 1

Oxford Networks kicked off the new year with some exciting news. Oak Hill Capital Partners recently acquired Oxford Networks, and has combined its operations with FirstLight Fiber. Oak Hill Capital Partners has been crafting partnerships with exceptional corporations, management teams, and entrepreneurs since 1986, and is excited about the possibility this combination creates for employees, customers, and stakeholders. This … Read More