As per the report, for Google fiber, GVTC Communications, San Antonio and Austin completed and is ready to the first rural telecommunications provider in Texas to power over 2,200 miles of fiber optic cable with gigabit Internet service.
For a gig connection, which will begin in September, over 39,000 GVTC rooftops will be legal.
Ritchie Sorrells, GVTC president and CEO, GVTC brought fiber broadband to South Texas a decade ago and we embrace this opportunity to help our community leaders fulfill their vision for managed growth, With the untapped possibilities of a gigabit Internet connection, we ll work together with our partners to make the GVTC GigaRegion a center of ingenuity and entrepreneurialism.
For raising the business and lifestyle benefits of GVTC s GigaRegion, The joint concern would incorporate a two-year encompassing marketing plan, in which GVTC and the three municipalities will work jointly.
NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association is thrilled to see the enthusiasm and innovation by one of our member companies in providing cutting edge telecommunications services to rural Texas, said Shirley Bloomfield, CEO of NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association, said.
Heather Gold, president, Fiber to the Home Council Americas, commended GVTC for taking a leading role in fiber broadband deployment. GVTC has helped empower the Hill Country, bringing vital fiber broadband networks to rural areas, becoming one of the first rural telecommunication companies in Texas to offer gigabit services over a large geographic area, The GVTC GigaRegion will boost economic growth, strengthen communication among emergency services and give students the opportunity to use the latest technology.