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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

Successful transaction further establishes FirstLight as a leading provider of fiber-based infrastructure services in the Northeast  FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Finger Lakes Technologies Group (“FLTG”).  This latest acquisition is just one of several that FirstLight has successfully completed … Read More

  2016 has been another successful year for FirstLight Fiber – from network growth to enabling customers in key industries to a growing partner program, the focus has been on continually boosting FirstLight’s capabilities while enhancing customer service. We pride ourselves on being recognized as a leading provider of high-speed data, Internet, data center and … Read More

838 Area Code Added to Region Currently Served by 518 Recently, the New York Public Service Commission approved an “area code relief plan” for the part of the New York that is currently served by the 518 area code. This plan will add a new area code – 838 – to the 518 geographic region. … 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

By Jason Mcgee-Abe US fibre-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider, FirstLight Fiber, has been acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners, which should propel its next stage of growth. The acquisition of the provider, which operates a fibre network of nearly 275,000 miles with over 2,000 on-net locations and 14,000 near-net buildings, “is a key component of … Read More

PRESS RELEASE — Albany, NY – September 08, 2016 – 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 the deal and will continue as a … Read More