General News

By Agnes Stubbs FirstLight Fiber has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum. Under the terms of the agreement, Oak Hill will acquire the company from its present private equity owner Riverside Partners who will remain as a minority investor in the … Read More

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

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