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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

Intelisys’ Sale Partners Now Have Access to FirstLight’s Portfolio of Fiber-Based Services  FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today its new partnership with Intelisys Communications, Inc., the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor. This new agreement will give Intelisys’ Sales Partners full access to FirstLight’s … Read More

It has been a busy quarter for FirstLight! We’re pleased to share with you some of our company growth highlights as we successfully wrap up Q1, and head into Q2. We got off to a great start in January by installing a Point of Presence (Pop) at 325 Hudson. 325 Hudson is now FirstLight’s primary … Read More