The Broadband Team in Shelby County, Texas has completed the community technology assessment. The results of the assessment can be found by clicking the button for each of the sections below. The Recommended Actions section includes a list of actions the community can implement to improve the broadband and technology ecosystem at a local level.
It should be noted that much of the assessment was conducted before or at the beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic. This worldwide event likely impacted many of the metrics included in this assessment.
Fixed broadband is delivered to a user via several technology platforms including cable, digital subscriber line (DSL) over phone line, fiber optics, and fixed wireless. Fixed broadband is designed for stationary use at a fixed location such as a home, business, or intuition. With a location, however, fixed broadband service is often broadcast as a Wi-Fi network to connect nearby devices.
The following is an interactive map where you can see where broadband is offered in your community.