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FirstLight Services Enhance Connectivity for Saratoga Springs School District

By Ken Briodagh
May 15, 2018

FirstLight, a fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, recently announced that the Saratoga Springs School District in Saratoga, NY, has selected it to provide high-speed, dedicated Internet and Voice services to the schools throughout the school district. FirstLight’s Internet and voice services will ensure fast, high-quality connectivity and reliability to the district’s 1,100-member faculty and administrative staff and 6,422 students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

With technology offerings such as iPads, tablets, SMART boards and online educational resources for all students, the Saratoga Spring School District sought to work with a communication service provider that could offer dedicated multi-Gigabit speed, reliability and superior customer support.

“FirstLight has been very attentive to the school district’s needs and has provided  a secure and consistent connection to the Internet, as well as quality voice services,” said David L'Hommedieu, Assistant Superintendent for Information Technology and Operational Innovation, Saratoga Springs School District. “FirstLight’s service offerings have allowed our students and staff to effectively access web-based applications that, prior to Firstlight, would have required intensive bandwidth capacity. A weight has been lifted knowing that the district’s uptime will not be an issue for years to come allowing our students, faculty and staff to leverage the latest educational applications without experiencing any buffering or downtime.”

Ken Briodagh is a writer and editor with more than a decade of experience under his belt. He is in love with technology and if he had his druthers would beta test everything from shoe phones to flying cars.

Edited by Ken Briodagh

Editorial Director

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