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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

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

We are grateful for another year of satisfied customers, company growth and exciting new projects on the horizon. Weeks into 2016, we are predicting even more success and exciting news for this year. Let’s look back at 2015… 2015 was a stellar year of customer wins in the education vertical. We proudly enhanced the learning … Read More

FirstLight’s fiber-based services provide efficient access to internal information systems  FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announced today that Laconia Harley-Davidson, a leading company that proudly represents the iconic Harley-Davidson brand, selling, servicing and renting Harley motorcycles, has selected FirstLight’s fiber-based data and voice services … 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