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FirstLight Supports the Ronald McDonald House Charities

FirstLight’s comprehensive communications solutions, including data, Internet and voice, to support Ronald McDonald House Charities communications needs   Albany, NY – October 16, 2018 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast, announced today that the Ronald McDonald House Charities … Read More

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Expands Relationship with FirstLight

As Longstanding Internet Provider, FirstLight is Now Also the Preferred Vendor for Campus-wide Hosted Voice Services Albany, NY – October 4, 2018 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast, announced today that Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences … Read More

Successful transaction further establishes FirstLight as a leading provider of fiber-based infrastructure services in the Northeast  FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Finger Lakes Technologies Group (“FLTG”).  This latest acquisition is just one of several that FirstLight has successfully completed … Read More

  2016 has been another successful year for FirstLight Fiber – from network growth to enabling customers in key industries to a growing partner program, the focus has been on continually boosting FirstLight’s capabilities while enhancing customer service. We pride ourselves on being recognized as a leading provider of high-speed data, Internet, data center and … Read More

838 Area Code Added to Region Currently Served by 518 Recently, the New York Public Service Commission approved an “area code relief plan” for the part of the New York that is currently served by the 518 area code. This plan will add a new area code – 838 – to the 518 geographic region. … Read More

Transaction Will Support FirstLight’s Continued Growth 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 completed the acquisition of FirstLight.  Oak Hill acquired the company from private equity owner Riverside Partners (“Riverside”), which is also investing in … Read More

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Sovernet Communications

Combination with FirstLight Fiber and Oxford Networks will create a stronger Northeast fiber provider Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”), a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in Vermont, New York and southwest New Hampshire, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners (“Oak Hill”).  At the … Read More