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Solving Transport Complexity

Thirty-five years after it first came to life, today’s Internet comprises thousands of public and private networks, across which more than 4.7 zettabytes of IP traffic have flowed globally, according to the Cisco Visual Networking Index. To put that figure into...

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FirstLight: Fiber-Powered Holistic Data Center Solutions

Data centers have undoubtedly put an end to the storage woes of a myriad of enterprises over the years. However, considering exponential data growth, constantly spiraling maintenance costs, and energy dissipation, decision makers are in pursuit of a dynamic data...

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Finger Lakes Technologies Group rebrands as FirstLight

FirstLight, the fibre-optics infrastructure provider, announces that Finger Lakes Technologies Group (FLTG) has now rebranded under the FirstLight name. The news comes after FirstLight acquired FLTG in September 2017 and its plan to integrate the operations of the...

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The Connections of FirstLight Fiber

By: Paul Briand, business@seacoastonline.com The building at 359 Corporate Drive at Pease International Tradeport speaks to the high-speed pace of the telecommunications industry. It started as the home of BayRing Communications, which then became Oxford...

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FirstLight Fiber Strikes Again, to Acquire FLTG

By: Rob Powell, Telecom Ramblings FirstLight Fiber has made another consolidation move up in the northeastern region.  The Albany-based fiber infrastructure provider has announced its intent to acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group. FLTG operates 2,500 route miles...

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FirstLight Fiber combines with Oxford Networks

By: Staff FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and northern New England, announced today that Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Lewiston-based Oxford Networks for an...

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FirstLightFiber, Oxford Networks combine network operations

05 January 2017 | Jason Mcgee-Abe Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Oxford Networks and combined its operations with FirstLight Fiber, creating a 415,000 fibre mile network with 10 data centres. In March 2016, Oak Hill announced that it had...

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ISE Magazine: The Demand Is There. Are We Ready?

By James Capuano Fiber Buildouts in 2017– A Look at Fiber Deployment Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities In 2016, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) ranked the US as having the highest number of broadband users in the world, but the US...

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FirstLight Poised for Growth After Acquisitions

By Tara Seals FirstLight Fiber, the fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, has had a packed year so far, starting with a change of ownership and wrapping up with two acquiistions that promise to add scale...

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Metro Bytes: FirstLight, WOW, OneNeck

By Rob Powell For your Friday perusal in the metro space: one contract win, one field testing revelation, and one product roll-out. FirstLight Fiber tacked on another regional infrastructure deal. INdigital will be using FirstLight's internet and data center services...

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Oak Hill seals FirstLight Fiber acquisition

By Jason Mcgee-Abe US fibre-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider, FirstLight Fiber, has been acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners, which should propel its next stage of growth. The acquisition of the provider, which operates a fibre network of nearly...

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Oak Hill Wraps FirstLight Fiber Acquisition

PRESS RELEASE — Albany, NY – September 08, 2016 – FirstLight Fiber (“FirstLight”), a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Oak Hill Capital Partners (“Oak Hill”) has...

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