League City residents to get high-speed fiber optic cabling

League City residents will see faster internet speeds by the end of 2022 due to fiber optic cabling being installed throughout the city, according to a press release. (Courtesy city of League City)
League City residents will see faster internet speeds by the end of 2022 due to fiber optic cabling being installed throughout the city, according to a press release. (Courtesy city of League City)

League City residents will see faster internet speeds by the end of 2022 due to fiber optic cabling being installed throughout the city, according to a press release. (Courtesy city of League City)

League City residents will see faster internet speeds by the end of 2022 due to fiber optic cabling being installed throughout the city, according to a press release.

Frontier Communications is in the process of installing fiber optic cabling that will increase residents' internet speed to a gigabyte level of service, the release reads.

The work began on the west side in January and will conclude for the west side by the end of the year. Installation for the east side will begin early next year and conclude by late 2022, according to the release.

Residents having fiber optic cabling installed nearby can expect to see the following: Anywhere from two weeks to four days before work begins, residents will see Texas 811 location marks in work areas. Construction signs will be installed the day installation begins in a given area, and the signs will show the identity and contact information for the contractors doing the work along with Frontier's contact information, according to the release.

Construction will take place from 9 a.m.-4 pm. Monday-Saturday. Cleanup and restoration will begin within five days of the installation ending, per the release.


Residents who what to know where and when construction crews are expected to be in their neighborhoods can visit www.leaguecity.com/3285/fees-permits. Open the map of current right of way permits and select a permit icon to see contact information and expected work dates.
By Jake Magee

Editor, Bay Area & Pearland/Friendswood

Jake has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper. Today, he covers everything from aerospace to transportation to flood mitigation.