TLSN is a consortium of 39 Rural Telecommunications Carriers in Texas. Our Member Owners have been providing quality services to rural Texas customers for 50 to 100 years. TLSN was established in 1998 to coordinate the completion of the Member owned statewide fiber optic network. TLSN provides Private Line Transport, Internet Bandwidth, Long Distance aggregation and CALEA Compliance services for its Members. Our Member Owners support TLSN with over 500 technicians and outside plant personnel enabling TLSN more technical support than most of our competitors combined. TLSN is the single-point of contact for customers for all sales, marketing, engineering, provisioning, NOC 24×7 monitoring, network testing, billing and collecting. With our Member Owners, TLSN has established a formidable presence in the Telecom Industry from Dalhart to Harlingen and Albuquerque to Longview.

The TLSN Board of Directors consists of 9 Managers of Member Companies selected by vote of the TLSN Members. Danny Kellar, with Etex, is our current President of the Board, Scott Martin with Colorado Valley, is VP and Steve Singletary with Taylor is Sec/Treas. The other Board Members are: Gil Rasco (Brazoria), Clifford Humpert (Comcell), Tim Humpert (Coleman County), Dave Osborn (VTX), Kirk Petty (Santa Rosa) and Bob Wilson (Wes-Tex). Brad Seymour has been the TLSN General Manager for 5 years now and previously served as Sales Manager and consultant.

TLSN is a proud member of INDATEL, a national group of similiar statewide consortiums across the country. Check them out at