The step before taking action is understanding. Learn about current status of access and utilization. See the research for the future and get ideas for expanding Broadband usage in your area.
Understand the terms of Broadband technology with this video from the Nebraska Public Service Commission.
Learn about the Power of Mobile and Social Media for Small Ag Business Owners
Webinar series will help small agricultural business owners learn how to connect with customers in new and meaningful ways. Get the details.
Broadband access is expanding to communities across the state of Nebraska through 140 local libraries.
The project is the result of a U.S. Department of Commerce grant to the Library Commission to fund Nebraska's public computer center project, Library Broadband Builds Nebraska Communities. In addition to the grant from the federal government, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is providing matching funds. Find the details.
The project, launched in 2010, has made significant progress with installation and equipment acquisition, installation and training. Check the latest status.
The Nebraska Library Commission works with community libraries to gauge and track Internet usage through library computers. Reports reflect growing access through Nebraska libraries. In addition, Nebraska results of library Internet access are very strong when compared to national results. See details in the Public Library Funding & Technology Access Survey.
Public Policy Institute of California – "Does Broadband Boost Local Economic Development?"
Community Broadband Snapshot Report, "Broadband’s Impact on Economic Development: The Real Deal," September 2010