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Rural ISP hopes their efforts to connect a tiny Texas town will become a national showcase

By: Brad Randall of Broadband Communities | November 9, 2023

“A partnership between a North Texas ISP and a digitally minded small-town library has led to hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Emergency Connectivity Fund…” Read More.

Pottsboro Library and Tek Wav awarded $550,000 to provide internet to community

By: Kayla Holt of kxii | October 18, 2023

“The Pottsboro Library and Tek Wav receive an award for $550,000 to build infrastructure in Grayson County and provide 500 homes with internet access for a minimum of a year.” Read More.

Pottsboro Library and TekWav partner to provide Library Patrons internet access.

September 11, 2023

“The Pottsboro Library through a public-private partnership with local internet service provider, TekWav, announces that they have received funding through the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) Program to bring internet service to library patrons.” . . . Read More.

Texas State University awards TekWav Award of Excellence in Resilience

January 17, 2023

“TekWav addressed an immediate and critical need during the COVID-19 pandemic by finding an innovative way to provide internet access for their community” . . . Read More.

New Grayson County Broadband Coalition aims to expand access to high-speed internet

ISPs: Inflation has doubled RDOF build costs

By Fierce Telecom: October 24, 2022
In this article, TekWav’s CEO, JJ McGrath, has been interviewed to provide his perspective on the impact inflation has had on the build-out costs for RDOF recipients. . . Read More.

WISPs embrace fiber as they face do or die moment

By Fierce Telecom: October 6, 2022
In this article, TekWav’s CEO, JJ McGrath, speaks to the balance between utilizing fixed wireless and fiber. . . Read More


By JJ McGrath
SHERMAN, TEXAS – Local internet service provider TekWav announced the launch of fiber internet . . . Read More

Communities Don’t Need Vendors, They Need Broadband Partners!

By Cjspeaks: November 5, 2021

Today’s Gigabit Nation helps you build winning partnerships for the long-haul.  Whether it’s a . . . Read More

$500 Million in Federal Relief Funds allocated towards broadband infrastructure in Texas

By Kevin Couch: October 21, 2021

Allocation of federal relief dollars, which the state has under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, . . . Read More

West Texas still experiences issues with internet access, need accelerated during pandemic

By Vania Patino: February 25, 2021

The pandemic accelerated how much we all depend on internet access to carry out daily activities. .  . Read More

Closing The Digital Divide: Governor Greg Abbott Names Expanding Broadband Access As Emergency Item

By Staff: February 12, 2021

During his State of the State speech on February 1 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott named expanding broadband . . . Read More

Commentary: Rural Public Libraries as Telehealth Providers During Covid-19

By Craig Settles:  October 22, 2020

A couple of years ago I wrote several pieces advocating for libraries to become part of telehealth hubs. . . Read More

Experts pushing to expand reliable internet access in Texas

By Melanie Torre:  Thursday, October 8th, 2020

There’s a growing push to increase internet capacity across the state. With more people working and learning from home .  . . Read More

Spectrum Workshop 1: Wireless Options for Anchor Institutions

Speakers JJ McGrath and Melissa Slawson Date and time: 1:00 ET, August 28, 2020

Wireless technologies have bounded forward in the last three years, achieving higher capacity speeds and greater reliability than . . . Read More

Pottsboro, Bonham libraries gets grant to provide internet to students

By Jerrie Whiteley Published: Jul. 26, 2020

Two local libraries were among the 38 awarded a part of the $1,063,469 in funding from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. . . Read More

Internet access stations to be placed in Pottsboro neighborhoods

By KXII Staff Published: Jul. 24, 2020 at 5:30 PM CDT

Soon, more students in the Pottsboro area will have internet access closer to home. . . Read More

Thousands of Grayson County students lack home Internet access

By Meredith McCown Published: Jul. 13, 2020 at 6:34 PM CDT

Since the start of the pandemic, Internet access has been essential, especially for students, with schools turning fully or partially to. . . Read More