Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

With streaming video, video chats, online gaming, video and photo sharing, and social media requiring more bandwidth than ever, EATEL is once again responding to consumers' needs by increasing both download and upload speeds for customers connected to its fiber network. EATEL's Ultimate High-Speed Internet plan now offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps, and EATEL's Premium High-Speed Internet plan provides download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps. EATEL's Standard and Lite High-Speed Internet plans' speeds have increased as well. A complete list of EATEL's new speeds is provided at

EATEL's 100 percent fiber network is unmatched in our area, consistently delivering extremely fast Internet speeds that make everyday activities  like surfing the web  and photo/video sharing  quicker and more convenient. Users will especially benefit from EATEL's higher upload speeds for applications like FaceTime video chats, RDP (remote desktop protocol), and video uploads to websites like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Vine.

"Providing more bandwidth to our customers is increasingly important as the amount of streaming video and user-generated content on the Internet continues to rise," said Toby DuBois, EATEL's Chief Marketing Officer. "The unmatched capacity of our fiber-to-the-home network allows us to continue to exceed our customers' online needs and positions us to meet the bandwidth our customers require for years to come."