Broadband Deployment in Texas
Investments by cable companies and other technology providers have made our state one of the most wired in the country, as most everyone in the state has access to some form --- dsl, cable or wireless --- of high speed Internet connection.
State Deployment Facts:
- 137 high speed providers
- 9,110,055 high speed lines
- State broadband subscribers
grew by 1300% between June 2001 and June 2008
- Over 96% of cable customers in Texas have cable modem access
Latest Broadband News
Broadband creates jobs
Impacts of recent broadband investments have been startling. Because of the intense competition among broadband providers, most U.S. households now have a choice of at least three broadband technologies. That has had the effect of driving down price and dramatically increasing the speed of broadband access for the average household.
Comcast eyeing 250 Mbps service
Expected 60% of the country will be covered with faster speeds by end of 2010.
Charter Launches Fastest Residential Internet Service
Not only enables a customer to download a 4 gigabyte movie approximately 40 times faster than with DSL, but also enables users to multitask more effectively.
Suddenlink Ups Broadband To 36 Mbps In Two Texas Markets
Part of its ongoing expansion, boosting its maximum Internet download speed up to 36 Mbps in Lubbock and Midland, Texas.
Time Warner launches 4G mobile Internet in Austin
Mobile Internet "five times faster than 3G".