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SAN MARCOS, TX, May 16, 2011 - Grande Communications highly anticipated Unleashed Internet service, at 65 megabits per second the fastest by far in San Antonio, will be available in the city's Grande service areas beginning today.

Also available are Grande's dramatically faster mid and advanced-level Internet services, offering double the speed of any other provider for similarly priced services.

Grande's Ultra service features speeds up to 40 megabits per second versus competitors 15 to 20 megabits in the same price range. Grande's Power service offers speeds up to 24 megabits per second, compared with competitors 10 to 12 megabits for similarly priced services.

The new, faster services from Grande are designed to effortlessly handle streaming of HD TV shows and movies from services such as Netflix and Hulu, Internet-connected game consoles and multi-player online Web-based games, browsing on interactive and video-rich online sites, and all the bandwidth needs of households with multiple devices including Web TVs, laptops, tablets and desktop computers.

Grande also has dramatically increased the upstream speed of all its new services, making online life easier and more enjoyable for those who upload their latest videos and photos to Facebook and YouTube or send emails with large attachments.

Details on Grande's new Internet services, including money-saving Double and Triple Play packages with video and phone service, are available by phone at 877 6GRANDE or online at

Grande Communications is a Texas-based broadband communications company that offers a full suite of Internet, TV and Phone services for residential and business customers through its state-of-the-art, high-capacity, hybrid fiber-optic network. Since its launch ten years ago, Grande has offered Texans a real choice in entertainment and communications providers plus outstanding local customer and technical support. Grande proudly serves the following communities: Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Midland, Odessa, San Antonio, San Marcos and Waco.