General News

By Agnes Stubbs At Metro Connect 2016 in Miami, US, fibre-optic network provider FirstLight Fiber revealed an expansion of its network in New York, adding 36,000 fibre miles into Westchester, Rockland and Orange counties. The fibre network is designed to be within close proximity to over 4,000 cell tower and enterprise locations in order to … Read More

By Rob Powell FirstLight Fiber announced an expansion into a new region this morning, and this time the vector isn’t M&A.  They have added new fiber in Westchester, Rockland, and Orange counties in the state of New York. FirstLight’s home turf has been in the northern part of booth New York and New England, with … Read More

By Tara Seals FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecom service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, has announced that One Connect, a telecommunications and technology consulting firm based in Clifton Park, N.Y., has joined FirstLight’s partner program as a value added reseller (VAR). Since signing on as a FirstLight agent a few … Read More

By Rob Powell TGIF with a fine fall weekend ahead. Here’s some network news items to consider before heading out: FirstLight Fiber went bowling up in Vermont this week. They’re providing dedicated internet via redundant, diverse fiber circuits to Bowl New England. Colchester-based Bowl New England has 16 locations spread across New England, New York, … Read More

BY NHBR STAFF Dyn readies TechTober Fest, FirstLight’s line of credit grows … and more FirstLight Fiber, a telecom service provider operating in upstate New York and northern New England, has secured an expanded line of credit with its lenders GE Capital and Webster Bank. The company said it plans to leverage its larger line … Read More

By David Delony Facilities-based telecommunications provider FirstLight Fiber has announced that it has secured an expanded line of credit from GE Capital and Webster Bank. The Albany, New York-based provider plans to use the line of credit to expand its fiber network in Upstate New York and New England. “We are pleased with the strong … Read More

By Rob Powell Here’s a quick roundup of some news from the metro, with three event contracts, an expansion, and some IoT: FirstLight Fiber took to the hills this weekend with a deal to power the ski resort Mount Sunapee. The New Hampshire resort used FirstLight’s fiber to boost its overall bandwidth from 20Mbps to … Read More