The city of Austin was ranked fifth in the population category of 500,000 or more on a list of the top-ranked tech-savvy digital cities in the U.S. by the Center for Digital Government and the Digital Communities program in 2016.
Charter Communications announced the launch of Spectrum Internet Gig, a high-speed fiber network in Austin, on Dec. 20. The 1-gigabit-per-second connection is offered with no data caps or contracts at $104 per month, according to a news release.
“Customers have access to faster and more powerful internet speeds to stream video, play online games, download music and more across multiple devices without sacrificing performance,” the news release stated.
For current Spectrum customers, the internet provider is also increasing existing minimum internet speeds from 100 megabits per second to 200 Mbps at no additional charge.