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Combination Enhances FirstLight’s Network in New York and New England FirstLight Fiber (“FirstLight”), a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that Oak Hill Capital Partners (“Oak Hill”) has completed its acquisition of Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”) and has combined the operations of Sovernet with FirstLight. This acquisition combines Sovernet’s high-capacity … Read More

FirstLight Fiber combines with Oxford Networks

By: Staff FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and northern New England, announced today that Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Lewiston-based Oxford Networks for an undisclosed amount. Operations of Oxford and FirstLight have now been combined, resulting in FirstLight now operating a 5,000 route … Read More

FirstLightFiber, Oxford Networks combine network operations

05 January 2017 | Jason Mcgee-Abe Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Oxford Networks and combined its operations with FirstLight Fiber, creating a 415,000 fibre mile network with 10 data centres. In March 2016, Oak Hill announced that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire FirstLight Fiber, which was completed in … 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

  2016 has been another successful year for FirstLight Fiber – from network growth to enabling customers in key industries to a growing partner program, the focus has been on continually boosting FirstLight’s capabilities while enhancing customer service. We pride ourselves on being recognized as a leading provider of high-speed data, Internet, data center and … Read More

Channel Partners’ Business Success Story: LightRiver Technologies and FirstLight

Optical network integrator LightRiver Technologies designs, engineers, commissions and supports next-generation solutions for mission-critical clients that require the highest capacity, reliability and resiliency that today’s optical communications technology can deliver. The Client Headquartered in Albany, New York, FirstLight Fiber is a leading provider of high-speed data, internet, data center and voice services to enterprise and … Read More

FirstLight Fiber Boosts Internet Bandwidth and Network Connectivity for Shenendehowa Schools

  Internet and Dark Fiber Services Enhance Learning Environment for Entire New York School District  FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Shenendehowa Central Schools (Shen), serving 9,850 students at eight elementary schools, three middle schools and a high school, chose FirstLight … Read More