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HCTC New Data Center

01-20-2017

TLSN is proud to congratulate Delbert Wilson and all of his fine team of employees at Hill Country Telephone Cooperative (HCTC) on their launch of the new HCTC Data Center in Ingram. As many rural telcos are seeking and evaluating new revenue generating services, we applaud Delbert’s leadership in building for HCTC’s future. Be sure to click on HCTC’s link below which will take you to HCTC’s website for much more information on the HCTC Data Center and their new headquarters office. HCTC will be glad to provide you a tour of their new facilities if you would like to visit. You can contact:

Craig Cook, HCTC COO at ccook@hctc.coop 830-367-5333

Buddy Vaughan, HCTC Manager - Business Development at bvaughan@hctc.coop 830-367-6232

HCTC LogoAbout HCTC

At HCTC, we recognize that your business relies on communications and information to be readily available at all times.  Therefore, we have …

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INDATEL Celebrates 10 Years at Summer Symposium

06-21-2016

INDATEL celebrated its 10 year anniversary at the INDATEL Summer Symposium in Kansas City on June 14 & 15.  TLSN has been an INDATEL Member since day one.  Retired TLSN General Manager, Russ McNeil along with Max Huffman who was then at Missouri Network Alliance and Scott Hoffman with Wisconsin Independent Network started INDATEL in 2006.  INDATEL Members now cover 27 states.  Check out www.indatel.com for more info on this great organization.

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TLSN Debuts New Network Map

06-15-2016

TLSN debuted a new network map on June 8 at the TLSN Annual Membership Meeting held at South Padre Island, TX.  The map was produced by EPI Communications Consultants (www.epi-cc.com) and shows TLSN Member Telcos' service areas and the TLSN Fiber Backbone.  Special thanks to Rick Overman and Joe Mendez at EPI.  TLSN Offers Layer2 Carrier Ethernet services, DWDM networks and IP/MPLS solutions at more cities than anyone else in Texas.  TLSN is your best solution.

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Leaco Rural Telephone Cooperative Joins TLSN as 41st Member

09-24-2015

Texas Lone Star Network is proud to announce Leaco Rural Telephone Cooperative has joined TLSN as its 41stMember.  Leaco has already built a direct fiber connection into the TLSN Backbone Network.  TLSN is very excited to welcome Sid Applin, LEACO CEO/General Manager and all his team to the TLSN family.    We look forward to a mutually beneficial business relationship for many years to come.

Leaco Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is a telecommunications company providing high-quality products and services to customers in Southeast New Mexico and a small section of West Texas.  Leaco provides broadband, land line, and cellular telephone service with a particular emphasis towards serving our rural communities’ communication needs. 

“Leaco” has been in existence since 1954, and it was born from true necessity.  Southeastern New Mexico residents deserved to have …

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TLSN Expands into Data Foundry's New Houston 2 Data Center

08-10-2015

Texas Lone Star Network (TLSN) is proud to announce it has established a point of presence at Data Foundry’s newest data center, Houston 2, located in North Houston.  Houston 2 is a 350,000 square foot purpose-built, concurrently maintainable data center with 60 megawatts of power, 185 mph wind-rated structure and carrier neutral access to 11+ telecom carriers.

TLSN deployed Cisco Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) capabilities connecting Data Foundry’s flagship data center, Texas 1 in Austin, Texas directly with Houston 2.  TLSN Operations Manager, David Schmid coordinated the project on behalf of BCI, a partnership of Brazoria Telephone, Colorado Valley Telephone and Industry Telephone, all Members of TLSN.  TLSN also turned up its first optical wavelength, connecting customer traffic to both data center facilities.

TLSN Technical Staff Members, left to right:Pablo …

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