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Transaction Will Support FirstLight’s Continued Growth FirstLight Fiber (“FirstLight”), a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Oak Hill Capital Partners (“Oak Hill”) has completed the acquisition of FirstLight.  Oak Hill acquired the company from private equity owner Riverside Partners (“Riverside”), which is also investing in … Read More

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Sovernet Communications

Combination with FirstLight Fiber and Oxford Networks will create a stronger Northeast fiber provider Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”), a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in Vermont, New York and southwest New Hampshire, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners (“Oak Hill”).  At the … 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

Patrick Coughlin talks to JSA tv at TEX 2016

Our Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing speaks with JSA tv host, Dean Perrine, about the growth and expansion of FirstLight Fiber at Telecom Exchange NYC 2016.