News and Press Releases

News & Press Releases

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GRANDE GOING GIGABIT IN AUSTIN

FEBRUARY 17, 2014 — Texas-based Grande Communications is launching 1 Gbps Internet service in Austin, TX, beginning Feb.…

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GRANDE COMMUNICATIONS THROWS ITS HAT IN THE FIBER RING

FEBRUARY 13, 2014 — Central Texas’ own Grande Communications announced Monday they’ll be stepping up to the gigabit plate and entering the fiber competition along with Google, Time Warner, and AT&T. The San Marcos-based…

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THE WINNER OF AUSTIN'S GIGABIT WARS IS NOT AT&T OR GOOGLE

FEBRUARY 12, 2014 — Google and AT&T may be giants of the tech and communications industries, and their mutual investment in claiming the title of "first to bring gigabit Internet to Austin" may have had rippling effects…

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CABLECO GIGABIT BROADBAND PLANS ARE NOT HFC-BASED

FEBRUARY 12, 2014 — Cable companies are getting in on the gigabit network trend, as announcements from two cable operators this week illustrate. Grande Communications beat AT&T and Google Fiber

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HIGH-FIBER DUET

GOOGLE AND AT&T’S COMPETITION TO BRING SUPERFAST INTERNET SERVICE TO AUSTIN MAY BE AN ELABORATE BIT OF THEATER. BUT IT STILL TELLS US A LOT ABOUT THE PROMISE—AND BROKEN PROMISES—OF OUR INCREASINGLY WIRED WORLD. more

THIS IS WHAT A COMPETITIVE BROADBAND MARKET LOOKS LIKE

FEBRUARY 11, 2014 — When Google said it was going to bring its high-speed fiber optic service to Austin, it probably didn't expect to touch off a race to switch on the cheapest, fastest Internet service around. But within…

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GRANDE JOINS 1-GIG RACE IN AUSTIN

Sets February 18 Debut for Speedy Service That Will Tangle With AT&T, Google Fiber, and TWC more

GRANDE COMMUNICATIONS CROSSES THE GIGABIT FINISH LINE WITH FEBRUARY ROLL OUT

February 10, 2014 — When Google announced in 2013 that Austin is the next city to receive its super high speed Internet, it was done with plenty of

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GIGABIT INTERNET ARRIVES IN AUSTIN, BUT IT'S NOT FROM GOOGLE, AT&T OR TIME WARNER

AUSTIN, TX, February 10, 2014 — Tiny San Marcos-based Grande Communications has beaten web and telecom giants Google Inc. and AT&T Inc. to the punch in the fight to bring super high speed Internet to Austin,

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GRANDE PUSHES FORWARD IN AUSTIN'S INTERNET SPEED RACES

AUSTIN, TX, February 10, 2014 — Competition is tightening in Austin’s Internet speed race and you could benefit. Texas company Grande Communications now plans to beat AT&T and Google to launching the ultra-fast 1 Gbps…

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