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FirstLight: Fiber-Powered Holistic Data Center Solutions

Data centers have undoubtedly put an end to the storage woes of a myriad of enterprises over the years. However, considering exponential data growth, constantly spiraling maintenance costs, and energy dissipation, decision makers are in pursuit of a dynamic data center solution that seamlessly adapts to the changes. Data center solution providers are striving each … Read More

Antin Infrastructure Partners to Acquire FirstLight

Acquisition will further accelerate FirstLight’s growth and enhance capabilities for customers Albany, NY – February 21, 2018 – FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast U.S., announced today that Antin Infrastructure Partners (“Antin”) has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire FirstLight from Oak Hill Capital Partners … Read More

3 Great Opportunities Created by Fiber Connectivity

While companies used to rely on copper cable, fiber optics has become the standard for business connectivity. Statista predicted that by 2018 the demand for fiber optic cabling will rise to 325 million fiber kilometers, a significant leap from the expected 280 million fiber kilometers in 2015. Companies that have been using fiber optics for a while … Read More

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

Mutually beneficial relationship expands company networks, increasing growth potential Albany, NY – April 3, 2017 – FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in Northeast, announced today that it has developed a relationship with f6networks, the owner and operator of a high-capacity fiber network that provides high capacity transport between New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and … Read More

ISE Magazine:  The Demand Is There. Are We Ready?

By James Capuano Fiber Buildouts in 2017– A Look at Fiber Deployment Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities In 2016, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) ranked the US as having the highest number of broadband users in the world, but the US still ranks low (#22) in fiber adoption, lagging behind countries such as … Read More

FirstLight Fiber Talks Expansion in 2016 at Channel Partners 2016

Mark Ayotte, Channel Manager for FirstLight, talks to JSA TV at Channel Partners (CPEvolution) 2016. The FirstLight Partner Program allows businesses to expand by marketing FirstLight’s comprehensive solutions to their customers. Mr. Ayotte provides an overview of the company and its exciting 2016 acquisition news – and how bigger networks mean bigger opportunities for partners. … Read More