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Headquartered in Albany, NY, FirstLight is a fiber-based company with network and people all throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. They provide service to enterprise and carrier customers in six states using their high-capacity, low-latency fiber optic network, data centers and full suite of managed security, cloud and IT services.

Their more than 25,000 route mile fiber network currently connects nearly 12,000 locations in service with an additional 125,000 serviceable locations.

FirstLight’s clientele includes national cellular providers and wireline carriers and many leading enterprises, spanning high tech manufacturing and research, hospitals and healthcare, banking and financial, secondary education, colleges and universities, and local and state governments.
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To ensure that businesses throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic have access to the robust, reliable and scalable communications solutions needed to effectively compete in today’s business environment, and that these solutions are supported by responsive, locally-based teams.... Read more


Our goal is to provide comprehensive communications services to our customers required to thrive in the digital age, backed by responsive, locally-based support.... Read more


Providing communities with the connectivity and solutions they need to thrive is at the center of what we do. We help organizations connect, secure, optimize and unify their IT strategies, all provided by a single, locally-based, trusted provider.... Read more

Additional Culture Details

Direct quotes from employees about working for FirstLight:

“Everyone roots for each other. The genuine camaraderie is something I have never experienced before with any other company.”
“Working for FirstLight is like being part of one big family. FirstLight takes pride in its name and its employees.”
“We are the most flexible and agile organization in our industry.”
“I love being challenged with meaningful work assignments and striving as a team to accomplish our goals and objectives.”
"We care about being great!"
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