YK Communications is currently building a private fiber project for El Campo ISD to connect the following campuses: Hutchins Elementary, Myatt Elementary, Northside Elementary, El Campo High School, and the administrative offices. This project, scheduled to be completed by the end of
July 2019, will allow for more bandwidth between campuses and enable El Campo ISD to upgrade their network facilities. It’s paid for by federal E-rate funding.
Turk Krenek, IT Director for El Campo ISD, said, “We selected YK Communications because of its expertise in fiber optics and technology, and we’re pleased to partner with a local provider. Today’s educational environment demands increasing amounts of bandwidth to support the internet connections needed for online learning, personalized instruction, virtual field trips, enhanced collaboration, and much more.”
The El Campo ISD fiber project is not connected to the YK Communications fiber network. It’s a completely separate project designed to meet the specific network needs of the schools.
Russell Kacer, YK Communications President, said, “Our company has a longstanding commitment to supporting local education, so it’s an honor to partner with El Campo ISD to provide access to fiber. This technology will not only help enhance learning within classrooms, but will help prepare young people to go out in the community and make it stronger.”