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
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
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
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
On June 20th, 2016 Maura Mahoney and Tim Bellew from FirstLight Fiber sat down with Marsha Gordon, host of “Westchester Means Business” on WVOX 1460 AM to discuss the current technology and telecom climate in SouthEast New York. Below is the full radio interview, please have a listen!
Internet Upgrade Enhances Learning Capabilities for 1,100 Students at New Hampshire-Based College FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Colby-Sawyer College, a comprehensive college that integrates the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation, has chosen FirstLight over several other vendors to … Read More