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FirstLight Completes Acquisition of 186 Communications

Fourth transaction in the past year further advances FirstLight as one of the largest providers of fiber-based, high-capacity services throughout the Northeast FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of 186 Communications (“186”).  This latest acquisition marks the Company’s fourth successful acquisition … Read More

FirstLight has had an incredibly exciting year with unprecedented growth. That expansion continued today, as the leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast completed the next step in its integration process with Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”) – rebranding Sovernet as FirstLight. Both FirstLight and Sovernet have been serving the communications needs of Vermonters for more … Read More

Rebrand is Next Step in Integration Process Following Acquisitions Albany, NY – April 12, 2017 – FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that following the recent acquisitions of Oxford Networks and ION Communications has rebranded to a single company name, “FirstLight.” This exciting development is the next step in the … Read More

By Jason Mcgee-Abe US fibre-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider, FirstLight Fiber, has been acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners, which should propel its next stage of growth. The acquisition of the provider, which operates a fibre network of nearly 275,000 miles with over 2,000 on-net locations and 14,000 near-net buildings, “is a key component of … Read More

Our President and CEO, Kurt Van Wagenen, took some time out from the hustle and bustle of Telecom Exchange NYC 2016 show to update TMCnet’s CEO, Rich Tehrani, on all of the recent news and exciting developments that have been happening at FirstLight. The conversation started with an overview for those viewers who weren’t familiar with … Read More

Patrick Coughlin talks to JSA tv at TEX 2016

Our Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing speaks with JSA tv host, Dean Perrine, about the growth and expansion of FirstLight Fiber at Telecom Exchange NYC 2016.