CHANNEL PARTNERS MAGAZINE – March 18, 2014 – FirstLight Launches Wholesale Ethernet –
FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in upstate New York and northern New England with connectivity to Canada, has launched wholesale Carrier Ethernet 2.0 across its footprint.
The Layer 2 service is is available in point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and multipoint-to-multipoint configurations. Two optional services include a port-based service at the UNI (Access EPL); and a VLAN-Aware service at the UNI (Access EVPL).
“Enhancing our already robust portfolio of Metro Ethernet solutions, FirstLight’s offering of Ethernet sccess service represents our company’s ongoing commitment to support our carrier customers with the newest, most progressive technologies,” said Brian Kurkowski, CTO of FirstLight. “Few carriers have ubiquitous networks, so being able to leverage FirstLight’s extensive fiber network throughout upstate New York and northern New England will allow our carrier customers to better serve their clients. FirstLight’s Metro Ethernet service, now enhanced with Ethernet access service, meets the industry’s highest standards, and is the reliable, scalable solution needed to help our wholesale customers provide the comprehensive solutions their clients require.”