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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

FIERCE TELECOM – MAY 13, 2014 – FirstLight Fiber is responding to customer demand in Tier 2 and Tier 3 metro markets by expanding its network to support 100G connectivity services at any of its on-net building locations in upstate New York and northern New England. It is conducting this expansion effort with integrator LightRiver … Read More

LIGHTWAVE ONLINE – May 13, 2014 – FirstLight Fiber, a service provider operating fiber-optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, has expanded its network capabilities to support 100-Gbps connectivity at any of its on-net locations. This high-speed network upgrade comes in response to increased customer demand for high-bandwidth … Read More

Upgrade in response to customer demand for high capacity connections across its footprint Albany, NY – May 12, 2014 – FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, announced today that it has expanded its network capabilities to support 100 Gbps … 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

CARRIER ETHERNET NEWS – April 3, 2014 – Carrier Ethernet service provider FirstLight considers its local focus to be a key differentiator – and a good example of that focus is the quoting system that the New England and upstate New York-based company is putting together. As FirstLight Senior Director of Marketing and Product Management … Read More

FirstLight’s state-of-the-art data center and regional expertise ensure security and continuity of NETC’s mission critical operations  FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, announced today that it will provide data center services to the New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC), … Read More