LIGHT READING – August 27, 2014 – FirstLight Fiber has augmented its years-long mission to amass a New England fiber empire with an acquisition more geared toward expanding its enterprise customer base. The Albany, N.Y.-based company today announced that it has acquired the assets of Manchester, N.H.-based G4 Communications , which includes its Manchester data … Read More

TELECOM PAPER – August 21, 2014 – Facilities-based telecommunications service provider, FirstLight Fiber will provide data centre and connectivity services to SymQuest, a design, installation and support business that handles the information flow of electronic communications over the cloud. FirstLight’s Vermont data centre will provide SymQuest with a secure facility to support the company’s further … Read More

Have plans for late afternoon on Thursday, July 31? Well, now you do! Come see FirstLight at our Open House and Cocktail Reception, taking place at our headquarters location at 41 State Street in Albany. Spend a couple hours with us – from 3 – 5 PM EST, and meet our talented FirstLight team! While … Read More

CHANNEL PARTNERS MAGAZINE – March 18, 2014 – FirstLight Launches Wholesale Ethernet – FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in upstate New York and northern New England with connectivity to Canada, has launched wholesale Carrier Ethernet 2.0 across its footprint. The Layer 2 service is is available in point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and multipoint-to-multipoint configurations. Two optional services … Read More

Ethernet Access service allows service providers to seamlessly extend their service area and increase their addressable market Albany, NY – March 18, 2014 – FirstLight Fiber, 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 is now offering industry standard … Read More

This past year has been filled with exciting news and advancements for not only FirstLight, but for the telecom industry as a whole. In 2013, the industry saw the reawakening of dark fiber services (In September 2013, ATLANTIC-ACM reported 27% of wholesale buyers surveyed stated that they had purchased dark fiber services and 57% of … Read More

FirstLight Fiber took the industry by storm in 2013, solidifying its position as a key player in the Northeast’s telecom landscape.  From executive appointments and customer wins to product launches and acquisitions to a full rebrand, this year was one of growth and expansion for FirstLight. We rang in 2013 as Tech Valley Communications and … Read More