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TELECOM RAMBLINGS – January 28, 2014 – Two regional and metro operators on either side of the US/Canada border have teamed up. Albany-based FirstLight Fiber and Montreal-based Fibrenoire say they have formed a deeper relationship for Ethernet connectivity across the border. Fibrenoire operates network in Montreal, Toronto, and Quebec City.  FirstLight Fiber’s assets stretch across … Read More

TELECOM RAMBLINGS – December 23, 2013 – Last year in the US metro/telecom/infrastructure merger marketplace, the pickings were slim once you got past the big deals from Zayo and Lightower. But looking back on 2013,  while it was the wireless soap operas that dominated the headlines, the pace of merger activity definitely picked up once … 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