SOURCE: FirstLight Fiber

FirstLight Fiber

May 24, 2016 08:01 ET

Derry Medical Center Extends Relationship With FirstLight Fiber

Derry Medical Center Upgrades Internet Service, Noting Ten Years of High Quality Services and Excellent Customer Support

ALBANY, NY--(Marketwired - May 24, 2016) -  FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Derry Medical Center, the oldest and largest independent, primary care Family Practice in New Hampshire, has selected FirstLight for a significant network upgrade across its entire facility, which includes five locations in the towns of Derry, Londonderry, and Windham, New Hampshire. In addition to fiber-based Internet connectivity, FirstLight provides the medical center reliable voice services.

FirstLight's dedicated, symmetrical Internet service combines high connection speeds with a unique, industry-leading design that enables FirstLight to offer a superior solution. The service is backed by a combination of Tier 1 provider connections and numerous in-region private peering connections, which reduces hop counts and improves the overall user experience.

"Derry Medical Center has over 35 providers and a base of more than 45,000 patients in its network. Within the medical center there are three primary care offices, a Wellness & Fitness Center, a business office, IT department, and diagnostic imaging centers (full-service and satellite). For more than a decade, we've been highly satisfied with FirstLight's fiber-based services," commented Susan Chadwick, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Derry Medical Center. "When the time came for a network upgrade, FirstLight was the obvious choice for ensuring excellent, high speed services, backed by always-attentive, personalized customer support."

FirstLight provides a comprehensive portfolio of secure, scalable, high reliability telecommunications solutions and knowledgeable staff experienced in working with the healthcare industry to support advanced telemedicine applications for multi-site institutions.

"We greatly appreciate Derry Medical Center's decade of loyalty to FirstLight. It's our privilege to continue offering our comprehensive solutions to such a well-known and respected institution," stated Kurt Van Wagenen, President and CEO of FirstLight Fiber. "As Derry Medical Center continues to grow, we will be ready to support their networking needs. I look forward to many more years successfully working with Derry Medical Center."

To learn more about the FirstLight's solutions, visit https://www.firstlight.net/solutions/business-solutions/healthcare/

About FirstLight Fiber

FirstLight Fiber headquartered in Albany, New York, provides fiber-optic data, Internet, data center and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers in New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada connecting nearly 2,000 locations in service with an additional 14,000 locations serviceable by our 260,000 fiber mile network. FirstLight offers a robust suite of advanced telecommunications products featuring a comprehensive portfolio of high bandwidth connectivity solutions including Ethernet, wavelengths and dark fiber as well as dedicated Internet access solutions, data center services, and voice services such as SIP trunks, virtual PBX, and traditional TDM solutions. 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.

To learn more about FirstLight, visit www.firstlight.net, or follow the company on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Derry Medical Group:

Derry Medical Group the oldest and largest independent, primary care Family Practice in New Hampshire, which includes five buildings in the towns of Derry, Londonderry, and Windham. The Medical Center is committed to maintaining long-term relationships with their patients, their families, and the community. Their 30+ primary care providers operate independently of any particular hospital or insurance company, ensuring the highest quality, accessible primary care for our patients. The Derry Medical Center is physician-owned and governed by a board of directors made up of 13 of their own doctors. Visit http://www.derrymedicalcenter.com/ for more information.

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