The Nebraska Broadband Team
Each of the partners in the Nebraska Broadband Initiative brings expertise and responsibilities for identified areas of the plan. Each organization has identified key individuals to act as representatives. Those names, email and phone contact information is provided here.
- Cullen Robbins, Director of Communications - email@example.com - 402-471-3101 Toll Free: 1-800-526-0017 (Nebraska Only)
- Becky Vogt, Manager Survey Research - firstname.lastname@example.org - 402-329-6251
- Charlotte Narjes, Special Projects Manager - email@example.com - 402-472-1724
- Anne Byers, Community Information Technology Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org - 402-471-9447
- Tom Rolfes, Education Information Technology Manager - email@example.com - 402-471-7969
- Holly Woldt, Library Technology Support Specialist - Holly.Woldt@nebraska.gov - 402-471-4871
- Nichole Reiner, Chief Strategy Officer - Holly.Woldt@nebraska.gov - 402-471-3111
The Nebraska Public Service Commission is the Governor's designated entity for the Nebraska Broadband Initiative. The Nebraska Public Service Commission leads the mapping effort for the Nebraska Broadband Initiative and directs activities of Broadmap, the selected mapping services provider.
The University of Nebraska – Lincoln representatives coordinate and manage the planning, adoption and utilization portions of the Nebraska Broadband Initiative. UNL Extension Educators serve as regional coaches for the initiative and facilitate technology planning, visioning, and information technology sessions.
The Nebraska Information Technology Commission (NITC) Community Council acts as the state's advisory group on broadband planning. The Nebraska Information Technology Commission works to make the State of Nebraska's investment in information technology infrastructure more accessible and responsive to the needs of its citizens regardless of location while making government, education, health care and other services more efficient and cost effective.
The Nebraska Library Commission is responsible for the statewide promotion, development and coordination of library services. In fulfilling these functions the Commission works with all types of libraries – public, school, college and university, special and institutional libraries. Some of the Commission’s services are provided directly to the public and to state government personnel.
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) mission is to attract and retain businesses and talented folks throughout this great state. DED administered the Remote Access Rural Broadband Grant program.
Learn more and take action to bring broadband to your area.
Is broadband available?
Review the Nebraska Broadband Map
See what broadband services are available in your town or region in Nebraska. The data for the map was collected from broadband service providers, anchor institutions and residents of Nebraska.View the Map
Is your community leveraging broadband?
Review the Broadband Community Planning Workbook.
Learn how your community is currently utilizing broadband and identify ways in which broadband can enhance or develop opportunities. Click here to see if your community is ready to leverage broadband.View the Workbook