A 100% Fiber Network in Presidio, TX in 2022 Presidio, Texas, April 19, 2022 – BBT has been a pillar of West Texas’ vast remote territory for the past 60 years, providing telecommunications and technology services and keeping customers moving far into the future. BBT is the only fiber-based provider in the many rural… Read More »
BBT & Affordable Connectivity Program Helping Households Connect Alpine, Texas, April 1, 2022 – BBT is proud to participate in the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The new long-term benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households struggling to afford internet service. The ACP provides… Read More »
Universal Services Fund Video The Universal Services Fund is designed to increase access to telecommunications for everyone who lives in the United States. Big Bend Telephone provides an educational video to help customers understand the benefits of the Universal Services Fund and what it does to help provide Broadband services to all Americans.
Topic: Public Utilities Commission (PUC) defunding of rural broadband networks Presented by: State Sen. Charles Perry Representative of 51 West Texas counties Chairman of the Senate Committee on Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs In a world where connectivity is a necessity for healthcare, education, commerce, emergencies, and basic living, the Texas Universal Service Fund (TUSF)… Read More »
The combination of the E-rate program and ETS E-Rate Option gives schools and libraries economical high-speed internet access. When asked about the benefit of our ETS E-Rate Option, Rusty Moore, general manager of BBT said, “Given the budgetary challenges of rural education, any type of rate stabilization afforded by the NECA tariff is a huge… Read More »
Texas Education Agency Connect Texas Program HtFixed broadband internet for economically disadvantaged K-12 households Alpine, TX BBT (Big Bend Telephone) is proud to announce that we have been selected as one of multiple internet service providers in Texas to participate in the Texas Education Agency Connect Texas (TEACT) Program. This new program will ensure… Read More »
Texas telecoms provider Big Bend Telephone is to build a colocation data center in Midland, West Texas. It is reportedly the first multi-tenant facility in the area.
A new powerhub is in Midland. It will make it faster for you to get online here across West Texas. The Big Bend Telephone company has taken on this multi-million dollar task, something they hope will benefit everyone.
This new data center will protect and ensure that critical IT infrastructure stays connected no matter what, according to MOTRAN Vice President, Dustin Fawcett.
Over 50 Telephone Providers Sue State Over Missing Payments from the Universal Service Fund