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Company extends its fiber network adding 36,000 fiber miles in Westchester, Rockland and Orange counties  FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that it has extended its dense fiber network further in New York. This expansion project added 36,000 fiber miles into New York’s Westchester, Rockland … Read More

CHANNEL PARTNERS MAGAZINE – March 18, 2014 – FirstLight Launches Wholesale Ethernet – FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in upstate New York and northern New England with connectivity to Canada, has launched wholesale Carrier Ethernet 2.0 across its footprint. The Layer 2 service is is available in point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and multipoint-to-multipoint configurations. Two optional services … Read More

Ethernet Access service allows service providers to seamlessly extend their service area and increase their addressable market Albany, NY – March 18, 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 is now offering industry standard … Read More

This past year has been filled with exciting news and advancements for not only FirstLight, but for the telecom industry as a whole. In 2013, the industry saw the reawakening of dark fiber services (In September 2013, ATLANTIC-ACM reported 27% of wholesale buyers surveyed stated that they had purchased dark fiber services and 57% of … Read More

CARRIER ETHERNET NEWS — October 10, 2013 — When competitive carriers arrived on the scene in the 1990s, their focus initially was on voice and traditional data services for business customers. After a couple of decades of consolidation and technology advances, the competitive carriers that remain are increasingly focused on Carrier Ethernet. One example is … Read More