telecomreviewlogoTELECOM 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 Data, Internet Access, Data Center Colocation and Voice services to carriers and enterprise customers.

Telecom Review recently visited with Kevin O’Connor, a founder and recently retired CEO, and Patrick Coughlin, SVP of Marketing, to give our readers an overview of the changes at this fiber carrier.

After 13 years successfully leading the organization, Kevin O’Connor, co-founder and former CEO, has chosen to retire and will transition to a role of strategic advisor to the Board.

Operating one of the largest and most dense fiber-based networks throughout Upstate New York, Northern New England and up to Canada, FirstLight has consistently grown both organically and strategically. In 2011, FirstLight acquired segTEL and most recently, it acquired the assets of TelJet.

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