About Us

Our Story and Mission

1stel was founded in 1996 as a Texas-based Internet Service Provider. Over the years, 1stel has grown in all aspects.

We now proudly house a full staff of technicians, communications consultants, and a world-class client support team.

1stel has evolved from a local ISP into a nationwide telephone, high-speed Internet, IT Services company.

Our job is not to sell you phone and Internet. Our goal is to help you fix or improve your business telecommunications.

Data security, reliable Internet, efficient phone solutions, and quality technical support are the pillars that make 1stel stand apart.

1stel is an AT&T Platinum Solution Provider

Founded company

1stel was founded in 1996 as a Texas-based Internet Service Provider and has continued to grow into a corporate telecommunications company offering service in 23 states across the nation.

Adopts Metaswitch

1stel adopts the Metaswitch Class 5 Softswitch to bring TDM and VoIP services together with a scalable network architecture.

First Hosted PBX Goes Live

The first customer goes live the first-generation 1stel Hosted PBX system.

1stel Private Cloud Launch

Using Apache Cloudstack, 1stel launched its private cloud to fulfill growing demand for hosted services.