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Broadband Connectivity Available Across Bell Co.

By CTX Staff

by Carroll Wilson/Temple Daily TelegraphBroadband connectivity is available to almost every household in Bell County, according to a report released this week. That doesn't mean, though, that every household subscribes to the service.Nearly 100 percent of households here have access to high-speed broadband, as well. That excludes mobile wireless and satellite broadband, according to The Broadband Landscape in Texas, a report produced by a nonprofit called Connected Texas.Read more from Broadband Connectivity Available Across Bell Co.(subscription required)

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Area Businesses Not Wired to Succeed

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By Michelle Casady/Bryan-College Station EagleA survey recently released by the Economic Development Foundation of Brenham revealed business owners there view the lack of reliable access to high-speed Internet service as the biggest hindrance to growth......The nonprofit Connected Texas, which was tasked by the Department of Agriculture with developing detailed maps of broadband coverage across the state, released a county-by-county estimate of the percentage of households that have access to broadband services.Read more from Area Businesses Not Wired to Succeed

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Nonprofit Releases Broadband Study

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By Valentino Lucio/San Antonio Express-NewsConnected Texas released its first assessment of the broadband market in Texas, revealing that nearly all households in Bexar County have terrestrial broadband service availability.Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/default/article/Nonprofit-releases-broadband-study-1257990.php#ixzz1HRUuhNS8

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Study: 62 percent of Texans use broadband

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From the Austin American-Statesman:Ninety-six percent of Texas households have access to broadband but only 62 percent are using it, according to the latest study by Connected Texas.The report, "The Broadband Landscape in the State of Texas," can be viewed at www.connectedtx.org. It offers statewide, regional and local data for community leaders to consider how best to expand broadband services...Read more from Study: 62 percent of Texans use broadband

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