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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

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!  

FirstLight Fiber Solves Colby-Sawyer College’s  Need for Speed

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

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

Shining Some Light on Dark Fiber

What is Dark Fiber? What does it look like? Does my business need Dark Fiber? These are good questions that need to be examined as more and more organizations adopt dark fiber. The term ‘Dark fiber’ refers to fibers that are currently unused and therefore do not have electronics installed which would ‘light’ them. In … Read More

Know Your Data Center – Manchester, NH

If you live or work in Northern New England or New York, you’ve likely heard of FirstLight Fiber. In addition to offering fiber-based connectivity services, FirstLight also offers data center services at five locations, which are strategically located throughout our footprint.  Our Manchester data center is significant because it is conveniently located less than one-hour … Read More