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ELECTRICAL POWER PROVIDERS IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY



Tower NOTE: TEXAS ELECTRIC CHOICE: Texans have the choice for their preferred Retail Electric Provider (REP), which is a company that may compete to provide the electricity to you. Your local utility company will continue to deliver that power to you safely and reliably through the same lines in use today. For additional information about your rights, your options and about protections provided for you, see www.powertochoose.org or 1-866-PWR-4-TEX.

NOTE: ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL OF TEXAS (ERCOT): 512-225-7000; 7620 Metro Center Dr, Austin, TX 78744. www.ercot.com. Ensures a reliable electric grid and efficient electricity markets.

AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER (AEP): 877-373-4858; www.aeptexas.com. An energy delivery company that serves businesses and industry across its nearly 100,000 square mile service territory in south and west Texas. Service Coverage Map

Bandera Electric Cooperative BANDERA ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (BEC): 866-226-3372; 830-370-7648; 3172 TX-16 N, Bandera, TX 78003. www.banderaelectric.com. Service Area Map. Local Service Offices:
  • HQ & Local Service Office: 3172 TX-16 N, Bandera, TX 78003. Serves: Bandera, Camp Verde, Medina, Medina Lake, Pipe Creek, Tarpley
  • Boerne: 1201 S Main St, Ste 101. Serves Boerne
  • Comfort: 739 Front St (Hwy 27). Serves: Center Point, Comfort, Kerrville, Waring, Welfare
  • Leakey: 485 W RR 337. Serves: Camp Wood, Concan, Hunt, Leakey, Utopia, Vanderpool
BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE: 800-842-7708; 24/7 Outage Phone Number: 800-949-4414. www.bluebonnetelectric.coop. Service Area. Mostly they serve E of IH-35. Within Hill Country, only San Marcos is in their service area.
CTEC
CENTRAL TEXAS ELECTRIC CO-OP (CTESC): HQ: 830-997-2126; 800-900-2832;
386 Friendship Ln, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.ctec.coop.
Service Area Map. Provides electrical power and satellite-based internet access (WildBlue/Excede). Counties served: Gillespie, Llano, Mason, San Saba, Blanco, Kendall, Kerr, Real, Kimble, Menard and McCulloch. Nearest service office:
  • Kingsland: 325-388-4542; 706 Cottonwood St, POB 266, Kingsland, TX 78639-0266
  • Llano: 325-247-4191; 1410 TX-29 E, POB 325, Llano, TX 78643-0325
  • Mason: 325-347-6314; 1881 TX-29 E, POB 796, Mason, TX 76856-0796
GUADALUPE VALLEY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (GVEC): 800-223-4832; POB 525, Gonzales, TX 78629. www.gvec.org. Serves parts of Hays, Comal counties (as well as just outside the Hill Country: Fayette, Caldwell, Goliad, Karnes, Victoria and Jackson Counties.) Click for Service Area Map

Medina Electric Coop MEDINA ELECTRIC CO-OP: 866-632-3532; 2308 18th St, Hondo, TX 78861-0370. www.medinaec.org. Serves the far southwestern corner of the Hill Country, including Montell, Reagan Wells, and Concan. Service Coverage Map.
Local office: Uvalde: District 4 Office: 866-632-3532; 2604 US 90 E, Uvalde, TX 78802-1810

NUECES ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE: Retail Division, 855-632-7348; Corpus Christi, www.necretail.com

PEDERNALES ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (PEC): Headquarters: 1-888-554-4732; 830-868-7155; 302 S Ave F, Johnson City, TX 78636. www.pec.coop. PEC PEC is a Texas non-profit corporation, is owned by its members, it is the largest electric cooperative in the country, covers 8,100 square miles, 214,000 members, and assets over $1 billion.
  • Headquarters & Payment Center: 1-888-554-4732; 830-868-7155;
    302 S Ave F, Johnson City, TX 78636. Ofc Hours: M-F, 8a-9p
  • PEC Connections & Service Start-Up: 1-888-554-4732
  • PEC Emergencies, Service Interruptions & Marking of Underground Utility Lines:
    1-888-883-3379, open 24x7
  • Power Outage Center: Web
  • PEC Service Interruptions & Marking of Underground Utility Lines: 1-888-554-4732
  • PEC Training Center: 1506 US 281 N, Johnson City, TX 78636
Click for PEC Service Area Map. Local service offices:
  • Lakeway: 512-394-9136; 4503 RR 620 N
  • Lampasas: 512-355-2131; 158 CR 4126
  • Leander: 512-219-2602
  • Liberty Hill: 512-778-5470; 10625 TX 29 W
  • Marble Falls: 830-693-5525; 3105 US 281 N
RIO GRANDE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC: 830-563-2444, 778 US 90 E, Brackettville, TX 78832. www.riogrande.coop. Service area (just those counties in Hill Country): Edwards, Uvalde


NATURAL GAS PROVIDERS IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY

Atmos Energy

ATMOS ENERGY: 800-460-3030. Dallas HQ Office: 888-286-6700;
Emergencies: 866-322-8667. http://atmosenergy.com. Natural gas service through underground pipes. Service Coverage Map. Nearest service office: 107 S Lee St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Centerpoint Energy CENTERPOINT ENERGY: HQ: 800-427-7142; Report a Gas Leak: 888-876-5786. www.centerpointenergy.com. Electrical and piped natural gas services. Service area from Austin to San Antonio along IH-35 in the Hill Country (and beyond, SE to the Gulf Coast). Service Coverage Map. Nearest service office: Kyle, 512-392-6672


PROPANE PROVIDERS IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY



Propane typically is delivered by truck to tanks located at the customers premises. These services are regionally-oriented based on the driving range from their distribution centers.

ALLIANT GAS: Corporate Office: 866-764-0283; 300 E John Carpenter Hwy, Ste 800, Irving, TX 75062. http://www.alliantgas.com. Installs and operates "community gas propane systems" for Texas developments where natural gas is not available.
Local service offices:
  • Bulverde: 33200 US 281 N, Ste 2, 830-980-8504
  • Dripping Springs: 1600 US 290 E, TX 78620
Developments currently served: Cordillera Ranch - Boerne; Ensenada Shores - Canyon Lake; The Hills of Lakeway - Austin, The Hollows - Jonestown; The Pointe - Jonestown; La Ventana - Driftwood; Lago Vista Retail Center - Lago Vista

BLANCO HYDRO GAS COMPANY: 830-833-4550; 703 4th St, Blanco, TX 78606. Propane delivery service.

CHAPARRAL PROPANE: 830-329-0870; Ingram, TX 78025

CLINT SMITH PROPANE DISTRIBUTOR: 325-446-2086; 800-523-4277; 140 Rafter O Ranch Rd, Junction, TX 76849. Propane delivery service.

GARNETT'S PROPANE: www.garnettspropane.com

HILL COUNTRY PROPANE: 830-997-8621; 1240 TX 16 S, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.hillcountrypropane.net. Propane delivery service.

INDEPENDENT PROPANE: www.independentpropane.com

JOHNSON CITY HYDRO GAS COMPANY: 830-868-7412; 410 S US 281, POB 384, Johnson City, TX 78636. Propane delivery service.

PINNACLE PROPANE: 830-980-9050; Boerne, TX 78006. www.pinnpropane.com.

PROPANE ENERGY LTD: 830-232-5010; US Hwy 83, Leakey, TX 78873. Propane delivery service.

ROADRUNNER ENERGY: 830-232-6624; 297 S Hwy 83, Leakey, TX 78873. Propane delivery service.

STAR PROPANE: 512-556-6212; 1805 Hwy 281 S, Lampasas, TX 76550. Propane delivery service.

TEXAS COMMUNITY PROPANE: 512-272-5503, Leander, TX 78646

VAPO PROPANE: 830-997-2659; 1201 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.vapo-propane.com. Propane delivery service.


TELEPHONE LAND LINE PROVIDERS IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY



Fiber Optic Cables NOTES: A number of providers offer bundled digital services, including internet access, phone service, TV service and more. This is most often based on a digital infrastructure, including a combination of technologies such as fiber, coax, microwave, etc. Check with each provider to determine the extent of their integrated digital product/services options and geographic service areas.

For a broader view of telecommunication providers throughout the nation, see www.cofran.com/Cofran's Telecom Links.htm

CENTRAL TEXAS TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE (CTTC): 800-535-8904; 325-648-2237; 1012 Reilly St, POB 627, Goldthwaite, TX 76844. www.cttcinc.com. Local office: 208 E Brown, San Saba, TX 76877. Click for www.cttcinc.com/localcalling.html. Service area surrounds San Saba and includes Bend, Cherokee, Doole, Locker, Lohn, Melvin, Mercury, Richland Springs, Rochelle, Voca
  • Mason: 325-347-8877; 100 Ft McKavitt
GVTC GVTC: 800-367-4882; 36101 FM 3159, New Braunfels, TX 78132. www.gvtc.com. Provides land line telephone, cable TV and broadband internet access via fiber/coax lines. Local service offices:
  • Smithson Valley: 830-885-4411; 36101 FM 3159, New Braunfels, TX 78132. Service Area Map. Serves: Bergheim, Boerne, Bulverde, Canyon Lake, Fisher, Kendalia, New Braunfels, Sattler.
  • Boerne: 1221 S Main St, Boerne, TX 78006. Service Area Map, serves: Boerne
HILL COUNTRY TELEPHONE CO-OP (HCTC): Ingram HQ: 800-292-5457
HCTC 220 Carolyn, Ingram, TX 78025. www.hctc.net. Land lines, phone systems, internet, security systems. Service Area Map. Local service offices:
  • Ingram: 830-367-5333; 800-292-5457; 220 Carolyn
  • Leakey: 830-232-4650; 136 W Main
  • Mason: 325-347-8877; 100 Ft McKavitt
  • Kerrville: 830-896-5010; 1700 Sidney Baker, Ste 320
KERRVILLE TELEPHONE CO (KTC): 800-222-0300

SOUTHWEST TEXAS TELEPHONE COMPANY (STTC): 830-683-2111; 939 S Hwy 55, Rocksprings, TX 78880. www.swtexas.com. Local telephone lines, long distance service, wireless cell phone service, and internet service. Click for Service Area Map
Verizon
VERIZON: 800-837-4966; www.verizon.com
  • Repair Service: Residential and Commercial: 1-800-483-1000
  • Telephone Installations and changes: Residential: 1-800-483-4000; Commercial: 1-800-483-5000
WINDSTREAM: 866-445-5880; www.windstream.com. Integrated provider of internet, phone and TV service. Local sales/service offices:
  • Boerne: 830-248-1111; 1215 W Bandera Rd, Ste 104
  • Kerrville: 830-257-9100; 955 Water St


CELLULAR & WIRELESS PHONE & INTERNET DATA SERVICE PROVIDERS
IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY




AT&T AT&T: 877-998-6713; www.att.com; Cable TV & wireless cellular phone & data services

BLUE MOUNTAIN INTERNET (BMI): 800-485-5006; Marble Falls, TX 78654. www.bmi.net. Wireless internet (Verizon network resale), satellite, TV, phone

CRICKET WIRELESS: www.cricketwireless.com. Cellular voice and data
Local Authorized Retailer: 830-895-2383; 603 Main St, Kerrville, TX 78028 Sprint

SPRINT: 888-429-3178; 888-211-4727. www.sprint.com. Cellular phone and data service

STRAIGHT TALK WIRELESS: www.straighttalk.com. Available directly and at WalMart. Cellular voice, text and wireless data. Pre-paid and auto-refill plans.

T-MOBILE: 877-413-5903. www.t-mobile.com. Wireless cellular phone & data services
Verizon
VERIZON WIRELESS: 800-922-0204; www.verizon.com. Local sales/service offices:
  • Marble Falls: 830-693-0134; 2600 US 281 N
WEST CENTRAL WIRELESS: 800-695-9016; www.wcc.net. www.westcentral.com. Wireless internet & cell phone service. A division of West Central Net


SATELLITE TV SERVICE PROVIDERS IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY



DIRECTV: 866-465-2192; www.directv.com. Satellite TV service. Note, there is just one letter "t" in the name.

DISH NETWORK: 888-275-8068; www.dishnetwork.com. Satellite TV service.

SATELLITE TV SALES & INSTALLATION CONTRACTORS:

SATELLITE STATION FIRE & SECURITY: 830-693-2323; 800-641-3474; 1822 US 281 N, Marble Falls, TX 78654. www.satellitestation.com. An authorized contractor retailer of DISH Network LLC.

SOUTHERNSTAR: http://home.southernstardish.com. An authorized contractor retailer of DISH Network LLC. HQ: 306 Kerr Ave, Poteau, OK 74953
  • Austin Area & Hill Country: 512-410-6861; 2218 Patterson Industrial, Pfluggerville, TX 78660
  • San Antonio Area & Hill Country: 214-989-3417; 6740 Poss Rd, San Antonio, TX 78238

CABLE TV SERVICE PROVIDERS IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY


Time Warner Cable
SPECTRUM (formerly: Time Warner Cable; Roadrunner): 866-892-4249; www.twcbc.com. TV service, internet access, and phone network access via fiber optic & coax cable. Local service offices:
  • Kerrville: 830-257-4700; 900 Sidney Baker (TX-16)
  • Kyle: 512-485-5555

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INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS (ISP's) IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY



NOTES: The following ISP's provide broadband internet access. Cell phone service providers usually also offer cellular network-based internet access service using "air cards" or similar wireless devices. Dial-up, modem-based land line access services are not presented here. Many of these companies provide a variety of services and technologies for internet access. Also see above carriers.

FIBER OPTIC/COAX CABLE DELIVERY ISP's:

AT&T: 415-644-7090; 877-397-6931; www.business.att.com.
GVTC
GVTC: 800-367-4882; 36101 FM 3159, New Braunfels, TX 78132. www.gvtc.com. Provides land line telephone, cable TV and broadband internet access via fiber/coax lines. Local service offices:
  • Smithson Valley: 36101 FM 3159, New Braunfels, TX 78132. Service Area Map. Serves: Bergheim, Boerne, Bulverde, Canyon Lake, Fisher, Kendalia, Sattler
  • Boerne: 1221 S Main St, Service Coverage Area Map, serves: Boerne
Time Warner Cable
TIME WARNER-ROADRUNNER: 866-877-4851; www.twcbc.com. TV, internet access, and phone network access.

HARD WIRE DELIVERY ISP's:

NOTES:
DSL Service: Digital Subscriber Line. Internet access is provided via the customer's telephone land line.
T-1 and DS-3 Service: Very high speed digital communication links provided on a dedicated, point-to-point basis for high capacity (business) users. Often these are delivered on hard wired copper lines, fiber optic cables and to some degree via wireless microwave circuits.

Cable-delivered internet service is only available in the fringe areas near west-Austin, Kyle, San Antonio, San Marcos, and New Braunfels.

CENTRAL TEXAS COMMUNICATIONS: 877-212-2598; 1012 Reilly St, POB 627, Goldthwaite, TX 76844. www.centex.net. Local office: 208 E Brown, San Saba, TX 76877. DSL service available to their hard-wire land line customers in: Bend, Big Valley, Blanket, Brady, Brownwood, Cherokee, Doole, Early, Eola, Evant, Goldthwaite, Lake Brownwood, Lake Ivie, Locker, Lohn, Melvin, Mercury, Mullin, Priddy, Richland Springs, Rochelle, San Saba, Star, Voca, Zephyr

GVTC: 800-367-4882; 36101 FM 3159, New Braunfels, TX 78132. www.gvtc.com. Provides land line telephone, cable TV and broadband internet access via fiber/coax lines.
  • Smithson Valley: 36101 FM 3159, New Braunfels, TX 78132. Service Coverage Area Map. Serves: Bergheim, Boerne, Bulverde, Canyon Lake, Fisher, Kendalia, Sattler
  • SWTTC
  • Boerne: 1221 S Main St, Service Area Map, serves: Boerne
SOUTHWEST TEXAS TELEPHONE COMPANY: 830-683-2111; 939 S Hwy 55, Rocksprings, TX 78880. www.swtexas.com. Local telephone lines, long distance service, wireless cell phone service, dial-up and DSL internet service. Click for Service Coverage Area Map
Verizon
VERIZON DSL: 800-837-4966; www22.verizon.com/residential/highspeedinternet. Delivered over local, hard-wired telephone land lines. Update: See successor company, Frontier Communications, below.

WIRELESS MICROWAVE (RADIO) DELIVERY ISP's:

NOTES: Wireless delivery means in this case that a microwave radio signal transports the data through the air from your location to the provider's tower. Line-of-sight is required from customer location to provider's communication tower. A small microwave antenna mounted at suitable height is required at customer location such that line-of-sight can be obtained to their tower. Note, other radio-based wireless services (such as cellular and 3G/4G networks) exist but are typically found only in large metropolitan areas such as Austin and San Antonio. Microwave Tower

ANVIL COMMUNICATIONS: 512-847-1180; Kyle Rd, Ste 104, Wimberley, TX 78676. www.anvilcom.com

BEE CREEK COMMUNICATIONS: 866-990-1258; 830-990-1258; 603 FM 2093, Ste 1101, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.beecreek.net. Provides microwave-based wireless broadband and dial-up service. Service area includes: Fredericksburg, Harper, Stonewall, Willow City, Ingram, Kerrville, Comfort, Sisterdale, Boerne, Fair Oaks, Bergheim. Service Coverage Area Map

CENTRAL TEXAS COMMUNICATIONS: 877-212-2598; 1012 Reilly St, POB 627, Goldthwaite, TX 76844. www.centex.net. Local office: 208 E Brown, San Saba, TX 76877. Microwave service on line-of-sight basis to their towers available in: Bend, Big Valley, Blanket, Brady, Brownwood, Cherokee, Doole, Early, Eola, Evant, Goldthwaite, Lake Brownwood, Lake Ivie, Locker, Lohn, Melvin, Mercury, Mullin, Priddy, Richland Springs, Rochelle, San Saba, Star, Voca, Zephyr

CLEAR: 888-888-3113; www.clearwire.com. Provides state-of-the-art, high-speed, 4G, broadband service to mobile wireless data devices. Service Coverage Area Map. In the Hill Country area, coverage is focused on the metro areas of Austin and San Antonio, as well as Lakeway, Buda, San Marcos, and New Braunfels.

ERF WIRELESS: No longer in service

FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION: 844-295-3268. https://frontier.com, http://internet.frontier.com/Texas. Successor to Verizon's DSL service. No local stores/offices. No service area map.

GVEC.NET: 800-699-4832; POB 525, Gonzales, TX 78629. www.gvec.net. Service Coverage Area Map. A service of Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative (see above provider).

HILLCOUNTRY NETWORK SYSTEMS: 512-470-2822; Dripping Springs, TX 78620. www.HillCountryTX.net. High speed, broadband internet connections via microwave radio for rural Texas. Webcams. Serves the Dripping Springs to Johnson City area.

HORIZON WIRELESS TEXAS: Ranch Wireless, Inc, 830-379-0660; 1254 C H Matthies Jr, POB 871, Seguin, TX 78156. www.hwtx.com, www.ctxu.net. Service Coverage Area Map. Service area includes Buda, Center Point, Hunter, Kyle, New Braunfels, San Marcos, S Austin.

INDIAN CREEK INTERNET SERVICE: 888-293-7788; 830-796-7788; 1401 Sycamore St, POB 1565, Bandera, TX 78003. www.indian-creek.net. Wireless coverage area include Bandera, Pipe Creek, Lakehills, Hondo, Wharton's Dock, Mico, Rio Medina and Castroville. Also DSL reseller for customers anywhere in the AT&T San Antonio LATA calling area where DSL has been deployed and a Loop Qualification test has been passed. Rooftop Microwave Antenna

INTERNET AMERICA: 800-232-4335; POB 690753, Houston, TX 77269-0753. www.internetamerica.com. Provides microwave-based wireless broadband and DSL service. Service Coverage Area Map

MAVERICK INTERNET: 830-896-4595; 1216-A Sidney Baker S, Kerrville, TX 78028. www.maverickbbs.com, www.texxastar.com. Provides microwave-based wireless broadband and dial-up service. Service to Bandera, Pipe Creek, Medina, Comfort, Kerrville, Mountain Home, Ingram, Hunt, Center Point, Garvins Store area and all points between.

NORTHLAND COMMUNICATIONS: 830-693-7500; 1101 Mission Hill Dr, Marble Falls, TX 78654. www.yournorthland.com/marblefalls. Digital TV, internet, home phone service. Serves: Marble Falls, Burnet, Horseshoebay, Granite Shoals, Kingsland, Meadowlakes, Llano (325-388-4217)

PRAIRIE INET: 800-527-2404; Omaha, NE 68164. Keyon has taken over operations of EFT, Momentum, T-Star & KeyOn. Provides microwave-based wireless broadband service. Service coverage area includes much of the central Hill Country area, particularly Marble Falls, Johnson City, and Blanco. www.prairieinet.net

ROCK SOLID INTERNET & DIGITAL TELEPHONE: 210-568-3636; 15375 US 90 E, Castroville, TX 78009. www.getrsi.com. Serve customers in Hill Country nearest San Antonio-Castroville-Hondo. Service Coverage Area Map. Includes Hunt, Ingram, Kerrville, Comfort, Medina, Bandera

RISE BROADBAND (formerly Skybeam, Keyon, EFT, Momentum): 844-411-7473; Englewood, CO. http://risebroadband.com

RX TECHNOLOGY: 800-968-6081; 210-828-6081; 14220 Northbrook Dr, Ste 500, San Antonio, TX 78232. www.rx-tech.com. "Owns and operates the largest broadband wireless network in South Texas."

SA-TEXAS COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK: 210-448-7289; 2538 E Bitters, San Antonio, TX 78217. www.satexas.com. Wireless internet solutions.

SOUTH TEXAS INTERNET: 830-444-0001; 4886 FM 462 S, Hondo, TX 78861. www.getsti.com offers high-speed Wireless DSL Internet and digital telephone service in the cities of Castroville, Hondo, Natalia, La Coste, Devine, Lytle, Rio Medina, Dunlay, Somerset, Atascosa, and in rural Medina County.

SUDDEN LINK (CEBRIDGE CONNECTIONS): 940-224-5298; 403 E 3rd St, Lampasas, TX 76550. Cable TV

T-STAR INTERNET INC: 830-868-9374, 888-534-9911; 1510 US 281 N, Ste 204-S, Marble Falls, TX 78654. T-Star, like Momentum, now a subsidiary of the above Keyon.

TEXAS DATA: 512-264-8787; 888-839-3282; 2301 Lost Creek Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620. www.texasdata.net. Serves the Texas Hill Country W of Austin. Provides high-speed, microwave-based wireless internet access to businesses and residents not served by broadband services such as cable or DSL. Primary service area includes the full Lake Travis area, and extends along TX-71 from Bee Cave to Spicewood, south along US 290 from Cedar Valley to Dripping Springs and Henly. Service Coverage Area Map

TEXAS WIRELESS INTERNET: 512-524-6363; 1019 Main St, Ste B, Buda, TX 78610. www.txwinet.com. Microwave-based wireless provider, generally in the central part of the Hill Country. Service Coverage Area Map

TEXXA INTERNET SERVICES: 830-896-4500; POB 290604, Kerrville, TX 78029. www.texxa.net. Note, this is now owned by Maverick Internet listed above. Microwave-based wireless provider. Service area includes: Harper, Tralinda, Mountain Home, Hunt, Ingram, Kerrville, Comfort, Center Point, Bandera, Bandera Falls, Medina. Service Coverage Area Map

WEST CENTRAL NET - NETJET: 830-257-6664; www.wcc.net
  • Comfort: 613-B Front St
  • Fredericksburg: 1425 E Main St, #800-A
  • Kerrville: 317 Sidney Baker, Ste 300
  • Kerrville: 231 Junction Hwy, at Five Points
  • Kerrville: 1448 Junction Hwy
WESTERN BROADBAND: 866-438-3274; 512-257-1077; 12113 Roxie Dr, Ste 200, Austin, TX 78729. www.westernbroadband.com. Microwave-based wireless provider. Service area includes: Bertram, Briggs, Leander, Liberty Hill. Service Area Map on home page of web site.

ZEECON WIRELESS INTERNET: 830-798-9388; 904 Main St, 3415 US 281 N, Marble Falls, TX 78654. www.zeecon.com. Microwave-based wireless provider. Serves the greater Highland Lakes area, including Marble Falls, Horseshoe Bay, Cottonwood Shores, Granite Shoals, Fairland, Spicewood, Kingsland, Buchanan Dam, Sunrise Beach, Meadowlake, Burnet, Round Mountain, Llano, NW Dripping Springs. Service Coverage Area Map

281 COMMUNICATIONS: 830-798-9041; 1302 US 281 N, Marble Falls, TX 78654. www.281.com. Microwave-based internet service

325 INTERNET: 325-270-0057; Kingsland, TX 78639. www.325internet.com

SATELLITE-DELIVERY ISP's:

NOTES: Broadband internet service via satellite. Available everywhere in the contiguous United States, with a clear view of the southern sky.

CTESC INTERNET SERVICES (WILDBLUE SATELLITE SERVICE): 830-992-2240; 888-297-1340; 386 Friendship Ln, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.ctesc.net. Locally serviced by Central Texas Electrical Co-Op (CTESC) listed in electrical service above. Provided by ViaSat, Inc.

EXEDE SATELLITE INTERNET SERVICES: 888-691-5628. www.exede.com. Provided by ViaSat, Inc.

HUGHES: 1-866-556-9606 or 1-800-488-2828; HughesNet. www.HughesNet4u.com and www.gethughesnet.com


HIGH-END COMMERCIAL BROADBAND SERVICES
IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY




OMNI INTERNET: 877-774-6664; 231 Junction Hwy, Kerrville, TX 78028. www.omniglobal.net. Provides point-to-point digital T-1 service.

PRISM-NET: 512-821-2991; 877-803-5634; 11500 Metric Blvd, Ste 280, Austin, TX 78758. www.prismnet.com. Provides point-to-point digital T-1 and DS-3 circuits to business customers.

TELENATIONAL: 402-392-1110; 5408 N 99th St, Ste C, Omaha, NE 68134-1530. www.telenational.net. Provides point-to-point digital T-1 and DS-3 circuits to business customers.

WIFI-TEXAS/DEEP-COOL-CLEAR: 512-479-0317; 512-413-5871; 815-A Brazos #326, Austin, TX 78701. 512-478-31123307 Northland Drive, Suite 280, Austin, TX 78731. www.wifi-texas.com, www.deepcoolclear.com. Design, install and manage commercial-grade, broadband Wi-Fi hotspots for businesses.

WI-MAX.COM BROADBAND SOLUTIONS: 512-305-0555; 877-900-9462; 3575 Far W Blvd, #29107, Austin, TX 78755. www.wimax.com. WiMax 4G wireless networks.

NOTES: WiMax 4G wireless technology is a fixed wireless technology that provide basic internet connectivity to residential and business users. WiMAX: "Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access. WiMAX is a wireless digital communications system, also known as IEEE 802.16, that is intended for wireless "metropolitan area networks". WiMAX is an IP based, wireless broadband access technology that provides performance similar to 802.11/Wi-Fi networks with the coverage and quality of service of cellular networks. WiMAX can provide broadband wireless access (BWA) up to 30 miles for fixed stations, and 10 miles for mobile stations.


WATER & SEWER SERVICE PROVIDERS IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY



NOTES: Water & sewer services are almost always provided by local city and municipal utility districts or customer owned and maintained private systems. See local contacts on a per city basis. Select city at: Index.

CORIX UTILITIES: 877-718-4396; Austin, TX. www.corix.com/contact-us/contact-corix-utilities. Purchased majority of the LCRA retail water and wastewater systems, including some Highland Lakes area systems.

LCRA LOWER COLORADO RIVER AUTHORITY (LCRA): 800-776-5272; 3700 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703. www.lcra.org. LCRA manages the Highland Lakes and Colorado River as a system to supply water for more than 1 million people as well as businesses, industries, the environment and, when available, agriculture in the lower Colorado River basin. LCRA provides a multitude of vital services to Texans, including delivering electricity, managing the water supply and environment of the lower Colorado River basin, providing public recreation areas, and supporting community development. Lakeside residents who pump water from the Highland Lakes must have a contract with LCRA (or other legal authorization) to take water from the lakes under state law. New LCRA sold its retail water and wastewater systems. Corix purchased the majority of them, including some Highland Lakes area systems. See Corix above.


TRASH REMOVAL SERVICE PROVIDERS IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY



ATEX DUMPSTER SERVICE: 512-627-9787; Austin, TX. www.atexdumpsters.com. Dumpster-trash haul-off service. Serves Austin metro area, and south Lake Travis area.

ALLIED WASTE: 830-693-3513; Garbage-trash removal service. Highland Lakes area

CENTRAL WASTE & RECYCLING: 512-267-9290; 2301 W Whitestone Blvd, Ste C2, Cedar Park, TX 78613. www.centralwasteinc.com

CLAWSON DISPOSAL: 512-259-1709; Leander, TX 78646

FULL CIRCLE RECYCLE SERVICE: 512-264-7108: Spicewood, TX 78669.

G & M DISPOSAL SERVICES LLC: 830-833-4929; Blanco, TX 78606. Serves Blanco, Canyon Lake, Wimberley. Residential & commercial trash removal.

INTEGRITY WASTE SERVICES: 830-377-8921; 156 Harry Holt Dr, Center Point, TX 78010. www.integritywasteservices.com. Facebook. Residential and commercial trash service in Comfort, Alamo Springs, Center Point, Kerrville, Ingram and Hunt Progressive Waste Solutions

PROGRESSIVE WASTE SOLUTIONS (formerly IESI, now aka Waste Connections): Austin HQ: 866-282-3508; 877-307-4374. www.progressivewaste.com. Trash removal service. Serves: Bulverde, Johnson City & N Blanco County, Jonestown, Marble Falls, Wimberley, Woodcreek, and more

Republic ServicesREPUBLIC SERVICES: 480-627-2700; Phoenix, AZ. www.republicservices.com. Garbage collection, hauling, transfer, recycling
Local: 210-304-2700; 3315 Loop 534 Loop, Kerrville, TX 78028
Local: 830-693-3513; 2101 Commerce St, Marble Falls

ROYE'S GARBAGE SERVICE: 512-264-1019: Spicewood, TX 78669

TEXAS DISPOSAL SYSTEMS: HQ: 512-421 target="_blank">www.texasdisposal.com. Local: 512-263-5265; 4001 RR 620 S, Bee Cave, TX 78738

WASTE MANAGEMENT: 800-800-5804; www.wm.com. Residential & commercial trash hauling. Service for the Hill Country is just in the neighboring areas of Austin and San Antonio. Local: Mesquite Creek Landfill, Landfill, 1000 Kohlenberg Ln, New Braunfels, TX 78130; Sales & Service Office: 1700 Kohlenberg Ln, New Braunfels, TX 78130; Longhorn Disposal: Sales & Recycling Center, 9708 Giles Ln, Austin, TX 78754

WILSON DISPOSAL: 830-896-4756; 830-367-7710; 888-815-9411; POB 569, Comfort, TX 78013. Residential & commercial trash hauling.


PACKAGE DELIVERY SERVICE PROVIDERS IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY



DHL EXPRESS: 800-225-5345; www.dhl.com

FED EX: 800-463-3339; www.fedex.com

UPS: 800-742-5877; www.ups.com
USPS
US POSTAL SERVICE (USPS): 800-275-8777. www.usps.com


PRINTED NEWSPAPER PROVIDERS IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY



AUSTIN AMERICAN STATESMAN: 512-445-4040; 800-445-9898; 800-318-4968; Daily newspaper. www.statesman.com

SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS: 800-456-7411 (Subscriptions); 301 Ave E, San Antonio, TX 78205. Daily newspaper. www.mysanantonio.com.

NOTES: The above newspapers are the two major, neighboring metropolitan papers available for street delivery to much of the Hill Country, and available to all by postal mailing. For Hill Country originated city-oriented newspapers, see our City profile. Select city at: Index

For a comprehensive list of printed media (newspapers, magazines, focus publications) and broadcast media (AM & FM stations) in the Hill Country, see Hill Country Media


SECURITY SYSTEMS & SERVICES PROVIDERS
IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY




SABER SECURITY: www.sabersecurityinc.com

ADT SECURITY: Sales: 800-817-2358; Support: 800-280-6946; www.adt.com


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