Houston-Based Internet Service Provider Comes to Ellis County

Staff report

Tachus Fiber Internet, one of the fastest growing fiber-to-the-home Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Texas, announced plans to bring its reliable, 1 Gigabit-ready fiber Internet service to residential customers in the region. of Dallas-Fort Worth starting in 2022, according to a press release from Tachus.

The expansion, part of a multi-year investment to create fiber-to-the-home internet service in Texas communities, is the first for Tachus outside of the Houston metro area.

“Tachus has spent the past three years building a state-of-the-art fiber network in Metro Houston to bring neighborhoods into the age of modern communications,” said General Manager Hal Brumfield. “Today, we are excited to announce plans to further expand our footprint in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, knowing Metroplex residents desperately want and need this technology.”

Tachus has differentiated itself in the fiber-to-the-home market by staying true to its core values ​​of community, integrity, and simplicity, focusing on delivering ultra-fast fiber internet access. , fast and comprehensive local customer service with lifetime pricing, and no taxes, fees or data caps – no strings attached.

Expansion of the company’s fiber optic network in the DFW market will initially focus on well-established neighborhoods where customer choice is limited and reliable high-speed Internet service is lacking.

Chief Strategy Officer Carter Old said Tachus plans to begin construction in Ellis, Denton, Collins, Rockwall, Tarrant, Dallas, Kaufman, Grayson, Parker, Hood, Johnson and Hunt counties in 2022. teams will lay the fiber in stages beginning in 2022, and company representatives will visit residents and neighborhood associations in the project areas throughout the construction process.

“These communities represent the beginning of our presence in the DFW region,” Old said. “The last two years of navigating the COVID pandemic have made it clear to everyone that reliable high-speed internet is critically important infrastructure in today’s digital world. So Tachus is proud to take this bold step and extend service to underserved areas of the Metroplex.

Tachus has raised more than $190 million in debt and equity to continue to expand its multigenerational communications infrastructure network, the statement said. With capital from its financial sponsor Crosstimbers Capital Group and a syndication of Texas banks, Tachus will more than double its footprint in 2022.

Tachus is proud to have been recognized by CNET in April 2022 as one of the best Internet providers in Houston, and according to Ookla’s findings in Q1 2022, Tachus has the fastest average download speeds in Houston, says the press release. The company also boasts a Net Promoter Score of 84, the highest of any ISP in the United States. Earlier this quarter, Brumfield and Old were named finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022 Central South Awards program, which is the world’s most prestigious awards program for entrepreneurs.

Residents of Ellis, Denton, Collin, Rockwall, Tarrant, Dallas, Kaufman, Grayson, Parker, Hood, Johnson and Hunt counties who are interested in Tachus Fiber Internet should visit tachuslovestexas.com or call 855-941-2266.

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