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 Fixed 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
More than a million Texas households are in rural areas where network phone service is more expensive to provide, with fewer customers and longer distances between them.
Alpine, TX – BBT is announcing the opening of the first Multi-Tenant Colocation Data Center facility in Midland, TX. The Data Center is located approximately ten miles west of downtown Midland, adjacent to Midland International Space Port. The facility will be a major network access hub for the entire Permian Basin and surrounding region of… Read More »
BBT Celebrates with Texas Tech University Health Science Center at El Paso on Foundation for Rural Service Grant Award
Alpine, TX, November 19, 2020 – The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) today announced the recipients of 23 grants totaling $104,000 to advance the quality of life and enable economic development in communities served by members of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association. BBT is pleased to announce Texas Tech University Health Science Center at El Paso… Read More »