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TMCNet:  Iowa Park, Texas gets NTS fibre connections

[January 14, 2013]

Iowa Park, Texas gets NTS fibre connections

Jan 14, 2013 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) -- NTS, Inc., f/k/a Xfone, Inc. (NYSE: NTS) said it has connected its first fibre customer in Iowa Park, Texas further expanding the company's "PRIDE" fibre-to-the-premise Network (FTTP).

NTS' ongoing fibre build out, when completed, is expected to reach 19 new communities, bringing the company's total FTTP passings to approximately 50,000. The Iowa Park expansion is being funded using a portion of approximately $100 million in federal stimulus funding.

To date, NTS has established its fibre network in the towns of Lubbock, Levelland, Smyer, Wolfforth, Littlefield, Burkburnett, Brownfield, Whitharral, Slaton, Meadow, Wilson, Lamesa, Ropesville and Plainview, Texas and has also launched its fibre network in select metro areas of Wichita Falls. Additionally, the company has begun construction of its fibre network in the town of Hammond as well as other communities in Louisiana.

NTS is a provider of high speed broadband services, including Internet access, digital cable TV programming and local and long distance telephone service to residential and business customers in northern Texas and southeastern Louisiana. NTS' Fiber-To-The-Premise network provides one of the fastest Internet connections available. The company currently has operations in Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana and also serves customers in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico and Oklahoma. For the company's website, visit:

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