Powered by BTC Broadband, Bixby becomes the First Gigabit City in Oklahoma!

BTC Broadband – Leading the Market with First Residential Gigabit Internet Access Offer

Bixby, OK – December 3, 2014 – Continuing their commitment to provide cutting edge telecommunications services throughout Northeast Oklahoma, BTC Broadband is proud to be the first company in the state of Oklahoma to offer broadband Internet speeds of up to one gigabit per second to residential customers in their service area.

In February of this year, BTC Broadband forged new territory by being the first company in Oklahoma to offer ultra-high speed residential Internet speeds of up to 300 Mbps. They have now officially raised the stakes with this new announcement. “The Big Gig”, as they’re calling it, comes with download speeds of up to 1 gig (1,000 Mbps) with unlimited bandwidth. This is a potential game-changer, not only in terms of economic development, but in terms of the impact it can provide to the community, to businesses and to the individual user experience.

“BTC Broadband is committed to fiber and has invested in a fiber based network, which has been in place for the past ten years. BTC Broadband’s foresight to consistently expand and reinforce our infrastructure now allows us to take the lead in a very exciting initiative. As Internet usage is growing at exponential rates, BTC is proud to be able to unleash the power of fiber and bring world class broadband speeds to our community ” explains Scott Floyd, BTC Broadband President. “Now is the right time to offer gigabit services to our community because we have the ability to deliver the fastest Internet access in the state to one of the fastest growing communities in Oklahoma, at very competitive rates. Our customers demand and deserve the best and we are thrilled to be able to let Bixby be the first. Because of our fiber, there is almost no network need that is beyond our capabilities. We can offer our business customers virtually unlimited speed and capacity as well. Fiber is the only technology that will keep up with the unknown demands of tomorrow,” adds Floyd.

To illustrate just how fast one gigabit is, think in terms of downloading a 2 hour High Definition movie. A 10 Mbps Internet connection will take 53 MINUTES to download that movie. Yet the same movie will download in roughly 32 SECONDS with a 1 gig Internet connection.

Gigabit service is offered to fiber-to-the-home neighborhoods only, which include over 45 residential developments within the BTC service area, covering roughly 4,600 homes. Most any neighborhood built in the last 5 years within the Bixby area has BTC Broadband fiber-to-the-home. An additional 14 new residential developments are slated for development. All new construction will include fiber to the premise, whether it is a commercial building or a new residential development.

In addition to offering gigabit Internet access, BTC is also modifying their other Internet offerings to satisfy people’s increasing need to quickly stream, download and connect multiple devices simultaneously. Their bottom tier offering at 60 Mbps Internet access begins higher than most company’s top tier. BTC will offer 60 Mbps, 100 Mbps and 1000 Mbps (a gigabit).

In business for over 100 years, BTC Broadband is a cutting-edge broadband communications company, offering local telephone, high speed Internet and DIRECTV services in Bixby, Oklahoma. They provide business telecommunication services, including carrier class high speed internet, long distance, DIRECTV, data networking and business phone systems throughout NE Oklahoma.

Interested parties may contact BTC Broadband at 918-366-8000 for information on all their products and services. BTC Broadband is located at 11134 S. Memorial, Bixby, OK 74008. www.BTCBroadband.com.

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