News

2019

FirstLight Acquires Maine Fiber Company

Transaction will further propel FirstLight’s growth and enhance its fiber network throughout Maine ALBANY, NY – May 16, 2019 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast, announced today that it has acquired Maine Fiber Company (“MFC”).  This transaction will further … Read More

Why Milliseconds Matter for Finance Companies

The finance industry is going through a digital transformation. PricewaterhouseCoopers reported that the global investment in financial technology has tripled since 2014 to reach over $12 billion. More and more financial institutions are interacting with customers through mobile devices. G2 Crowd, a business solutions reviewer, predicted that mobile payments will increase by 60% between now … Read More

FirstLight Expands Relationship with Albany Times Union Center

New Internet Service Will Elevate Connectivity Solutions and Support Convention Center Operations and Events Albany, NY – May 7, 2019 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud, and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast, announced today that it has expanded its relationship with the Albany Times … Read More

How Healthcare Providers Can Amp Up Security in 2019

Healthcare providers must deliver end-to-end data security because they manage personally identifiable information and medical histories, both of which can be targeted by cybercriminals to steal patients’ identities or commit insurance fraud. Patients rely on hospitals and medical centers to protect their privacy as well as their health. Healthcare providers need to find new ways … Read More

ITW – International Telecoms Week

Date: June 23-26 Place: HYATT REGENCY AND MARRIOTT MARQUIS Atlanta, GA Members of FirstLight’s executive team will be on hand to meet with interested parties. To schedule a meeting with the team, fill out the form below. To learn more about ITW 2019, click here.

FirstLight Extends Fiber Network and Enhances Capabilities in Maine

Implements plans for additional expansion to support Maine’s growing bandwidth needs Albany, NY – May 1, 2019 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud, and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast,  announced today new fiber builds and product introductions throughout the state of Maine. FirstLight has … Read More

Data Protection & Disaster Recovery Needs a Unified Approach

When companies develop their data protection and disaster recovery strategies, they often assemble them using disparate solutions. Using multiple backup and recovery tools can lead to confusion. Confusion slows recovery times, and taking too long to recover from a downtime event can come at a big cost. The Uptime Institute’s Abnormal Incident Report (AIR) for … Read More