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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

Reliable, Scalable, Fiber-Based Solutions to Support New, State-of-the-Art Convention Center FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Albany Capital Center (ACC), a new, modern meeting and conference facility located in downtown Albany has chosen FirstLight’s high-speed, fiber-based Internet and voice services. FirstLight’s Internet circuit will … Read More

Leading Next Gen 9-1-1 Core Services Provider, INdigital, Selects FirstLight Internet and Data Center Services to Support the State of New Hampshire’s Emergency Services Network FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that INdigital, a national leader in the provisioning of next gen … Read More

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

Why Fiber-Based, Dedicated, Symmetrical Internet is the Way to Go According to Deloitte Global’s 2016 predictions,1 the number of Gigabit per second (Gbps) Internet connections will surge to 10 million by year-end – a tenfold increase. The rising demand for Gigabit Internet, the next-generation of broadband Internet service, is likely to be fueled by increased … Read More

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

Derry Medical Center Upgrades Internet Service, Noting Ten Years of High Quality Services and Excellent Customer Support FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Derry Medical Center, the oldest and largest independent, primary care Family Practice in New Hampshire, has selected FirstLight … Read More