TLSN Debuts New Network Map


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 ( 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.

 TLSN Large Map



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Leaco Rural Telephone Cooperative Joins TLSN as 41st Member


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


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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