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How Your Business Can Benefit From the Cloud

      The growth of the cloud market is showing no signs of slowing down. Technology research and advisory firm, Gartner, predicts that the worldwide public cloud services market will increase 18% in 2017 to reach $246.8 billion. There is a good reason why businesses are continuing to adopt cloud technologies. According to Gartner, companies are developing cloud-first strategies in which they … Read More

FirstLight to Acquire 186 Communications

Combination further accelerates FirstLight’s position as one of the largest providers of fiber-based, high-capacity services throughout the Northeast FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 186 Communications (“186”). The transaction will combine 186’s high-capacity fiber network in Massachusetts, … Read More

Rebrand follows FirstLight’s recent acquisition of Sovernet Communications FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that it has completed the next step in its integration process with Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”), which is that Sovernet has been rebranded to FirstLight. This brand change marks an exciting time of growth … Read More

FirstLight Solutions Enrich Overall Performance for Greater Johnstown School District

FirstLight Internet and Dark Fiber Services Increase Bandwidth and Productivity for Students and Faculty in the New York School District FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in Northeast, announced today that the Greater Johnstown School District has selected FirstLight to provide Internet connectivity to schools throughout the City of Johnstown, located in … Read More

FirstLight Connects with Partners at Recent Events

It has already been a busy spring for FirstLight, with a pair of events geared toward communicating with our current partners as well as building new relationships. First, our Partner Program team met with potential partners at Great North Aleworks in Manchester, NH, to discuss pairing the best FirstLight solutions with customer needs. In line … Read More

Small Cell Technology – Where Are We in 2017?

In the past few years, small cell technology has expanded the capacity of mobile networks, and it’s not hard to see why. Small cell technology, for those who may be wondering, is a small, short-range mobile base station that adds to cellular service from macro-cell towers. Small cell technology boasts high reliability, low-latency connectivity, and … Read More