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What to Expect from Our Finger Lakes Acquisition

In 2017, a lot of exciting changes happened at FirstLight. Mergers with Oxford Networks and Sovernet Communications have enabled us to add to our already extensive fiber optic network, making us one of the leading fiber-based providers in the Northeast. The New Year kicks off with our customers benefitting from the integration of Finger Lakes … Read More

3 Great Opportunities Created by Fiber Connectivity

While companies used to rely on copper cable, fiber optics has become the standard for business connectivity. Statista predicted that by 2018 the demand for fiber optic cabling will rise to 325 million fiber kilometers, a significant leap from the expected 280 million fiber kilometers in 2015. Companies that have been using fiber optics for a while … Read More

Cabot Creamery Chooses FirstLight for Data Services

FirstLight’s Fiber-Based Services Provide Reliability and Scalability for New England and Upstate New York Farm-Family Owned Dairy Cooperative Albany, NY – November 2, 2017 – FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that Cabot Creamery Co-operative, owned by 1,100 dairy farm families of Agri-Mark, the Northeast’s premier dairy cooperative, has selected … Read More

New Hampshire Judicial Branch Selects FirstLight as Key Internet and Data Center Provider

Court System Praises FirstLight for Exceptional Service Record and Offering Customized Solutions to Address Growing Network Requirements FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that the New Hampshire Judicial Branch has selected FirstLight to provide Internet and data center services for its system of 82 courts in 38 … 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

How Fiber Optics Have Changed Business

The ability to transmit data using pulses of light has opened the door for many world-changing innovations in medicine, manufacturing, and communications. One of the earliest applications of fiber optics was the development of laparoscopes that enable minimally invasive surgical procedures. Further advancements in the technology ushered in the era of high-speed communications. The main … Read More

The Future of Fiber Optics: Digital Photonics

Fiber optics have increased the speed and reliability of Internet and telecom connections. Now, digital photonics have emerged as the future of fiber optics because they harness the power of light to transform the way companies in a wide range of industries do business. Leveraging these new technologies relies on laying down the foundation of … Read More