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2017

Partner Program Blog Series:  How to Get the Most from Your Partner

   The holidays are over and 1Q17 is well underway. That means new opportunities, new sales tools and new goals. So how do agents get the most out of their partners to make sure this year is their most successful yet? Continuing our FirstLight Partner Program blog series for 2017, this piece looks at some … Read More

Partner Program Blog Series:  How to Identify a Solid Communications Provider

The new year marks the perfect opportunity for improvement and progression. On the business side of things, what can companies do to increase profits? To stay ahead of competitors? To best streamline operations and save money? To achieve even more success than the prior year? A great way to ensure success in 2017 for your … Read More

FirstLight Fiber combines with Oxford Networks

By: Staff FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and northern New England, announced today that Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Lewiston-based Oxford Networks for an undisclosed amount. Operations of Oxford and FirstLight have now been combined, resulting in FirstLight now operating a 5,000 route … Read More

FirstLightFiber, Oxford Networks combine network operations

05 January 2017 | Jason Mcgee-Abe Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Oxford Networks and combined its operations with FirstLight Fiber, creating a 415,000 fibre mile network with 10 data centres. In March 2016, Oak Hill announced that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire FirstLight Fiber, which was completed in … Read More

FirstLight Now Operates a Network Consisting of 415,000 Fiber Miles in New York, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts and 10 Geographically Diverse Data Centers Offering Sophisticated Cloud, Managed and Colocation Services FirstLight Fiber (“FirstLight”), a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Oak Hill … Read More

ISE Magazine:  The Demand Is There. Are We Ready?

By James Capuano Fiber Buildouts in 2017– A Look at Fiber Deployment Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities In 2016, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) ranked the US as having the highest number of broadband users in the world, but the US still ranks low (#22) in fiber adoption, lagging behind countries such as … Read More