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It may still be fairly early in the summer but getting back to school should be on everyone’s mind when it comes to building a robust fiber network of high-speed broadband and Wi-Fi connectivity throughout Upstate New York and New England’s public schools and communities. In-classroom online learning experiences by incorporating the use of tablets, … Read More

Have plans for late afternoon on Thursday, July 31? Well, now you do! Come see FirstLight at our Open House and Cocktail Reception, taking place at our headquarters location at 41 State Street in Albany. Spend a couple hours with us – from 3 – 5 PM EST, and meet our talented FirstLight team! While … Read More

Thank you to Robert Powell, Founder and Chief Editor of Telecom Ramblings, for your time and interest in FirstLight! Telecom Ramblings’ Industry Spotlight: FirstLight Fiber’s Kurt Van Wagenen by Rob Powell FirstLight Fiber was born out of the combination of three network operators operating in neighboring regions: Tech Valley communications in Upstate New York, SegTel … Read More

FirstLight Fiber was recognized in United Way’s special award category, Newcomers Award!  We are honored to be one of only two companies in the Capital Region receiving this award, recognizing an outstanding first-year of support. FirstLight takes great pride in contributing critical dollars needed for services in our communities and thrilled to be part of the corporate leaders and companies … Read More

What a great week it has been for FirstLight! As we wrap up another successful COMPTEL PLUS Spring event, we are pleased to note all of the exciting news announcements we have made this week. First, we are pleased to announce that we have upgraded the FirstLight Core IP Network! The upgrade will further support … Read More

This past year has been filled with exciting news and advancements for not only FirstLight, but for the telecom industry as a whole. In 2013, the industry saw the reawakening of dark fiber services (In September 2013, ATLANTIC-ACM reported 27% of wholesale buyers surveyed stated that they had purchased dark fiber services and 57% of … Read More

FirstLight Fiber took the industry by storm in 2013, solidifying its position as a key player in the Northeast’s telecom landscape.  From executive appointments and customer wins to product launches and acquisitions to a full rebrand, this year was one of growth and expansion for FirstLight. We rang in 2013 as Tech Valley Communications and … Read More