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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

As hospitals, doctors’ offices, health insurance companies, and others in the healthcare eco-system are constantly looking for ways to efficiently deliver care for patients, many healthcare-related IT departments are turning to the cloud. A 2015 HIMSS Analytics survey revealed that 83% of IT executives report using cloud services today, with SaaS-based applications being the most … Read More

Credit line through GE Capital and Webster Bank enables FirstLight to expand its fiber network and take full advantage of robust market demand FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announced today it has secured an expanded line of credit with its lenders GE Capital, and … Read More

325 Hudson, the rising Carrier Hotel and Meet Me Room in New York City, welcomes FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, to its growing customer list. 325 Hudson will serve as FirstLight’s primary Point of Presence (PoP) in New York City, allowing carrier and enterprises … 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

TMCNet – Dark Fiber Community – March 18, 2014 – FirstLight Fiber announced plans to upgrade its IP core network to deliver high-speed and low latency Internet services in Northern New England and Upstate New York. Following the development, FirstLight Fiber will create a unique internet service by architecting a carrier-grade high-performance regional network. Around … 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