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Project Updates

Project updates are subject to change, if you have any questions please call 956-402-2000

Estimated Timeline:

ESTIMATED START TIME: ESTIMATED END TIME:
Phase I: Preliminary Network Study Mar 2021 Apr 2021
Phase II: Core Build Sept 2021 Nov 2021
Phase III: South Build Dec 2021 May 2022
Phase IV: Mid Build Jan 2022 Jul 2022
Phase V: North Build  Apr 2022 Sept 2022

Project Highlights

  • 2.1 Million feet (398 miles) of fiber optic cable
  • 24,000 residential and business accounts
  • 1 GB (1000 Mbps) Internet Speed

Fast Facts about 1 GB Fiber

  • 1 song (4 minutes, 4 megabyte ) = almost instant
  • Web video (5 minutes, 30 megabyte ) = almost instant
  • 9-hour audiobook (110 megabyte ) = 1 second
  • 45-minute HDTV show (600 megabyte ) = 5 seconds
  • 2-hour HD movie (4.5 gigabyte ) = 38 seconds
  • Archiving 10 gigabyte of various files = 1 minute 25 seconds (all speeds calculated with download-time)

Closeup Sample of Fiber Distribution to a Neighborhood: