Colleges and Universities

Gone are the days of notebooks, pencils, binders. Today’s college and university students require laptops, tablets and reliable, high-speed Internet access.

As technology continues to evolve rapidly and change how our schools operate and staff and students communicate, FirstLight is here to help you adapt and stay ahead of the curve.

FirstLight provides a comprehensive portfolio of secure, scalable telecommunications solutions and knowledgeable staff experienced in working with colleges and universities to support advanced voice/VoIP, multicast, video and distance learning applications for single and multi- site institutions.

FirstLight Fiber Solutions for Education:

Contact us today to learn how FirstLight’s solutions can enhance the learning environment, or request information from our sales team.

“Through the university’s connection to FirstLight and its fiber portfolio, we have created many opportunities for our research and education partners to obtain high speed connectivity throughout this region.”— University of Vermont

“Through FirstLight, we can offer more bandwidth and greater reliability to our community.”— University of Vermont

“Fiber networks serve as a gateway to the rest of the world, and because of FirstLight’s team and network, we can consider the next phase of connectivity for the entire State of Vermont, which includes VT UCAN, the Vermont Unified Community Anchor Network.”— University of Vermont

“The infrastructure, the quality and the speed we are observing now is vastly improved in comparison to our previous connection. ”— Hudson Valley Community College

“The whole experience with FirstLight has been a very positive one, and I would recommend their services to other institutions.”— Hudson Valley Community College

“We chose FirstLight because it promises a reliable service paired with competitive pricing along with outstanding support. We look forward to building a strong working relationship with the FirstLight team.”— Colby-Sawyer College

“Until FirstLight extended their fiber network to our campus, we had only one viable option for Internet service. Now we have more bandwidth, increased reliability and a partnership with FirstLight to keep our costs down and our student, faculty and staff satisfaction up!”— SUNY Oneonta

“By moving our Internet and WAN connections to FirstLight, we increased bandwidth to our stakeholders. This allows our students and staff to effectively access web-based software that supports and enhances instruction.”— Greater Johnstown School District