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Most broadband internet provider allow use of their networks for "Voice Over IP" (VOIP) service whereby basic, non-emergency telephone network access can be obtained through use of special devices connected to their networks.
Many of these monopolistic services are regulated by:
TEXAS PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS: 512-936-7000
1701 N Congress, Austin, TX 78701. www.puc.state.tx.us
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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 (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
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
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 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
- 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
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: 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
TEXAS GAS SERVICE: Smell Gas or have a Gas Leak: 800-959-5325; Nearest service office: 800-700-2443; 5613 Ave F, Austin, TX 78751. www.texasgasservice.com
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
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 US-281 S, POB 384, Johnson City, TX 78636. Propane delivery service.
LONGHORN PROPANE: 830-964-2525; 1763 FM-2673, Canyon Lake, TX 78133. www.longhornpropane.net
PINNACLE PROPANE: 830-980-9050; Boerne, TX 78006. www.pinnpropane.com
PROPANE ENERGY LTD: 830-232-5010; US-83, Leakey, TX 78873. Propane delivery service.
ROADRUNNER ENERGY: 830-232-6624; 297 US-83 S, Leakey, TX 78873. Propane delivery service.
STAR PROPANE: 512-556-6212; 1805 US-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.
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
- 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
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
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: 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
- Boerne: 830-248-1111; 1215 W Bandera Rd, Ste 104
- Kerrville: 830-257-9100; 955 Water St
IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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: 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 WIRELESS: 800-922-0204; www.verizon.com. Local sales/service offices:
- Marble Falls: 830-693-0134; 2600 US 281 N
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
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
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: 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
SPECTRUM-TIME WARNER-ROADRUNNER: 866-877-4851; www.twcbc.com. TV, internet access, and phone network access.
HARD WIRE DELIVERY ISP's:
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
- Boerne: 1221 S Main St, Service Area Map, serves: Boerne
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.
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
BRADY COMMUNICATIONS, LLC: 325-597-9434; 1601 S Bridge St, Brady, TX 76825. www.bradycom.com. Computers, Internet & TV
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://go.frontier.com/welcome-verizon. Successor to Verizon's DSL service. No local stores/offices. No service area map.
HYPER FUSION TECHNOLOGIES: 512-790-2252; 127 E Jackson St, Burnet, TX 78611. www.hyperfusiontech.com. Internet, internet TV, smart home automatin, smart power. Broadband access in Burnet, Lake Victor, Naruna, Lampasas, Kempner and Kingsland.
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).
HILL COUNTRY WIRELESS & TECHNOLOGY: 830-225-1465; 200 N Avenue G, Johnson City, TX 78636. www.hcwireless.com
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.
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
VOWNET: 512-847-8956; 151 Las Flores, Ste 2, Wimberley, TX 78676. http://www.vownet.net. A service unit of The Media Cottage, Inc. Provides internet service to Wimberley area.
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
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
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: See ViaSat below.
HUGHES: 1-866-556-9606 or 1-800-488-2828; HughesNet. www.HughesNet4u.com and www.gethughesnet.com
VIASAT: New Customers: 855-894-5665; Current Customers: 855-463-9333; www.viasat.com. Satellite internet service. Formerly Exede Internet.
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.
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.
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. LCRA sold its retail water and wastewater systems. Corix purchased the majority of them, including some Highland Lakes area systems. See Corix above.
AL CLAWSON DISPOSAL: 512-259-1709; Leander, TX 78646. www.clawsondisposal.com
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
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 (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 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
ROCKIN K SERVICES: 830-370-6004; 240 Stoney Hills Rd, Center Point, TX 78010. www.rockin-k.net. Trash removal service for Kerrville, Bandera, Center Point
ROYE'S GARBAGE SERVICE: 512-264-1019: Spicewood, TX 78669
RTS SPECIALTY SERVICES: 512-265-4127; 206B Shadow Rd, Burnet, TX 78611. http://rtsspecialtyservices.weebly.com. Trash removal service in Highland Lakes area: Marble Falls, Llano, Kingsland, Horseshoe Bay, Bertram, Sunrise Beach, Highland Haven, Burnet, Tobeyville & Fairland, Lake Victor, Council Creek, Silver Creek, Buchanan Dam, Tow, Bluffton.
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.
DHL EXPRESS: 800-225-5345; www.dhl.com
FED EX: 800-463-3339; www.fedex.com
UPS: 800-742-5877; www.ups.com
US POSTAL SERVICE (USPS): 800-275-8777. www.usps.com
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
IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
SABER SECURITY: www.sabersecurityinc.com
ADT SECURITY: Sales: 800-817-2358; Support: 800-280-6946; www.adt.com
If you have any projects planned that require digging 16 inches or deeper, call at least 2 days ahead of time so trained professionals can come and mark all underground lines on your property. It is the best way to stay safe, and it is the law:
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