In Rural West Texas, Shaky Internet Service Could Be Fixed With ‘Fiber Ring’

In Monahans, at least, there’s hope for faster Internet access, in the form of fiber, to be installed by local officials.

By Carlos MoralesOctober 5, 2018 9:34 am| , ,

From Marfa Public Radio:

In rural west Texas, it doesn’t take much for your internet connection to go down. A pounding rainstorm, heavy winds, construction workers accidentally cutting a crucial cable – all very real scenarios that can leave you without internet for hours.

That’s why one listener submitted this West Texas Wonders question from Monahans: Will small west Texas towns ever have access to decent internet services?

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