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Tech Valley Communications rebrand

TELECOM REVIEW NORTH AMERICA – November 12, 2013 – FirstLight Fiber (formerly known as Tech Valley Communications) announced the formal rebranding of Tech Valley Communications to FirstLight Fiber. Adopting the name it used for its fiber optic network, this announcement reflects the ongoing geographic expansion of FirstLight and its enhanced set of capabilities, which include … Read More

ALBANY.COM – September 25, 2013 – What was once known as Tech Valley Communications is adding Data, Internet Access, Data Center Colocation and Voice services to it’s repertoire and has rebranded to become FirstLight Fiber to reflect its geographic and capabilities expansion; the company is moving onward and upward from just the Tech Valley region … Read More

TELECOM RAMBLINGS (Robert Powell) – September 24, 2013 – The metro and regional fiber business has a new name to remember, as Tech Valley Communications has rebranded itself as FirstLight Fiber.  Meanwhile, they also gained certification with a major wireless operator for their Ethernet backhaul solutions. FirstLight Fiber’s previous name was derived from the company’s … Read More

FIERCE TELECOM (Sean Buckley) – September 23, 2013 – Tech Valley Communications has rebranded itself as FirstLight Fiber, a name that it says reflects its ongoing transition as a CLEC serving only the Upstate New York market to one that serves multiple Northeast states and Canada. While the overall company name is new, it has … Read More

THE BUSINESS REVIEW (Adam Sichko) — September 23, 2013 — An Albany, NY, telecom company has more than tripled annual revenue since selling a majority stake in the business. Tech Valley Communications—now operating under a new name (more on that below)—had $15 million of revenue when co-founder Kevin O’Connor and others struck the deal with … Read More