FirstLight has expanded its relationship with the Albany Times Union Center and facilities operator, SMG, to provide higher bandwidth solutions for its clientele.
FirstLight will provide additional high-speed, fiber-based internet and voice services, ensuring that the center is well positioned to meet the growing demands of event organizers and attendees.
The Times Union Center has been referred to as upstate New York’s premier sports and entertainment facility. The venue is owned by Albany County and operated by SMG.
As a multi-purpose facility, the Times Union Center has an adaptable seating capacity between 6,000 and 17,500 which allows them to host a variety of events, including concerts, family shows and sporting events, averaging 165 events each year.
The new internet circuit will be utilized for arena events like eGaming. In addition, streams for live subscriber-based events, wrestling events, concerts, sporting events, trade shows and more will be supported by this connection.