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FirstLight Fiber

VERMONT BUSINESS MAGAZINE – September 24, 2013 – FirstLight Fiber of Albany, NY, (formerly known as Tech Valley Communications), 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 has successfully completed Ethernet certification with a major U.S. based wireless … Read More

TELECOM RAMBLINGS (Robert Powell) – September 24, 2013 – The metro and regional fiber business has a new name to remember, as Tech Valley Communications has rebranded itself as FirstLight Fiber.  Meanwhile, they also gained certification with a major wireless operator for their Ethernet backhaul solutions. FirstLight Fiber’s previous name was derived from the company’s … Read More

FIERCE TELECOM (Sean Buckley) – September 23, 2013 – Tech Valley Communications has rebranded itself as FirstLight Fiber, a name that it says reflects its ongoing transition as a CLEC serving only the Upstate New York market to one that serves multiple Northeast states and Canada. While the overall company name is new, it has … Read More

THE BUSINESS REVIEW (Adam Sichko) — September 23, 2013 — An Albany, NY, telecom company has more than tripled annual revenue since selling a majority stake in the business. Tech Valley Communications—now operating under a new name (more on that below)—had $15 million of revenue when co-founder Kevin O’Connor and others struck the deal with … Read More