Vexus Fiber Announces Investment and New Jobs in Lubbock Extended Service
The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance announced the expansion of Vexus Fiber on Wednesday, adding 70 new jobs and more than $ 1 million in capital investment in the Lubbock community.
Vexus Fiber, a leading provider of fiber optic services in Texas and Louisiana that already has a facility at 4006 West Loop 289, joined leaders of the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance and other city leaders. at a press conference on Wednesday to announce that it is bringing its 100% fiber-home network to Lubbock.
“We recently extended our service to the Lakeridge Subdivision and continue to build in West and South Lubbock,” said Tim Archer, the company’s vice president of operations for Texas and Louisiana. “We have also entered into a joint trench agreement for growth in the new and future Lubbock subdivisions. ”
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Vexus will fully fund the network, providing multi-gigabit symmetrical Internet service to other residents and businesses.
“Today’s announcement is further proof that the American dream is alive in Lubbock, Texas,” City Councilor Steve Massengale said at the press conference. “The fiber network that Vexus provides is of the highest quality and makes Lubbock a more attractive place to live and do business. ”
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The announcement included the expansion of its call center, which will add 70 new full-time positions with an average salary of $ 38,000. Each position will offer a full set of benefits and 401 (k) corresponding.
“These are the types of jobs that we value and we are delighted that they are being created here in Lubbock,” said Carolyn Rowley, Director of Recruitment and Innovation at LEDA.
John Osborne, CEO and Chairman of LEDA, said the company enjoys the spectacle of hospitality from the people of Lubbock.
“They continue to invest in their fiber optics throughout the community, and it shows how important Lubbock is to their operations, not to mention growth in the South Plains,” Osborne said.