FirstLight Fiber – Proudly Serving and Connecting New Hampshire

For more than 15 years, FirstLight has been utilizing segTEL fiber in order to provide advanced data, high-speed Internet, and colocation services to carriers, businesses, state and local government and other entities throughout the state of New Hampshire.

We deliver our award-winning services over our own advanced fiber optic network, which was initially built by segTEL, ensuring superior bandwidth, higher speeds, and greater reliability, backed by locally-based service and support. What this means for the state of New Hampshire is that its constituents have the broadband connectivity they need to thrive in the digital age.

FirstLight’s Services, enabled by segTEL


FirstLight’s data communications services including Ethernet, Wavelength, TDM and Fibre Channel. These dedicated private line services enable the transmission of voice, data and video via wide area network (“WAN”). These services are delivered over segTEL’s fiber network. 


High speed, symmetrical Internet access to ensure a high-quality, reliable user experience delivered over segTEL’s optical network. 


FirstLight offers a complete portfolio of Voice Services including Voice over IP (“VoIP”), Virtual PBX Service (“vPBX”), and SIP Trunking 

Data Centers

Keene, NH

Lebanon, NH

Data Center/Co-location services at our segTEL data centers, located in Keene and Lebanon, NH. Customers can choose from half cabinets or full cabinets and enjoy direct connectivity to our fiber network. 

Dark Fiber Service

FirstLight provides custom tailored dark fiber solutions, delivered over segTEL fiber, to support your networking needs. We will engineer the optimal network solution, build the fiber network to connect your locations and provide ongoing surveillance and management of the network on your behalf. FirstLight’s Dark Fiber service, enabled by segTEL, offers virtually unlimited bandwidth, which future proofs your network.

FirstLight Manchester, NH Network Map (formerly segTEL)

Company History

In 2011, Riverside Partners acquired segTEL and merged the company’s operations with Tech Valley Communications. This transaction added a dense fiber footprint throughout New Hampshire and Maine, and two colocation facilities in Keene & Lebanon, NH, with connectivity to Boston.

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