During the design and construction of the pilot wireless network, the equipment did not perform as we had hoped, nor was it readily available.
Instead, we have decided to continue with a “fiber to the home” broadband project.
BEC Fiber is now bridging the digital divide to bring high speed internet to rural Texas through our fiber internet program. Chartered in 1938, Bandera Electric Cooperative distributes electricity to more than 25,000 members and more than 34,000 active meters across seven counties in the Texas Hill country, and has for 79 years. am August 22, 2017 Electric co-ops around Texas are beginning to provide rural broadband service, just as they supplied electricity to the countryside decades ago.We encourage you to attend all or one of the meetings to ask your questions and learn about our project and the future of BEC Fiber. BEC Community Room Bandera Electric Cooperative3172 State Highway 16 North Bandera, TX 78003Boerne Town Hall Friday Feb 17, 6-7 p.m. Main Street Boerne, TX 78006Lakehills Town Hall Thursday Feb 23, 6-7 p.m.Lakehills Civic Center PR 37 Lakehills, TX 78063 pm January 23, 2017 Our broadband pilot is well on the way in Boerne.We are asking that all members interested in broadband fiber internet sign up here on Crowd Fiber.If you were a member on the Bandera wireless pilot, your name has already been added to Crowd Fiber.The goal for a particular zone is 50 percent of active residential and commercial meters. The following graph depicts actual backers for each zone, the goal for that zone and the calculated percentage.