WESLACO, TEXAS – Broadband was a top issue at a recent meeting of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council.
Manuel ‘Manny’ Cruz, executive director of the LRGVDC, announced the formation of a South Texas working group set up by the Texas Broadband Development Office. Cruz said the TBDO is looking for more people from the Valley to be part of the group.
The Texas Broadband Development Office is administered by the Texas Comptroller’s Office.
UT-Rio Grande Valley Vice President Veronica Gonzales also spoke about broadband at the LRGVDC meeting. Gonzales said the TBDO has launched a survey to find out how good or bad broadband service is across the state. Gonzales encouraged LRGVDC members to spread the word about the survey.
Here is an audio recording of everything Cruz and Gonzales said at the LRGVDC meeting:
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