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Broadband Internet: Grow Your Economy

Broadband Internet: Grow Your Economy

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About Nebraska Broadband


  • To increase economic development opportunities, attract and retain population, overcome the barriers of distance, and enhance quality of life in Nebraska by facilitating the continuing deployment of broadband technologies which meet the need for increasing connection speeds.
  • To facilitate digital literacy and the widespread adoption of broadband technologies in business, agriculture, health care, education, government and by individual Nebraskans.

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What is Economic Development?

The main goal of economic development is improving the economic well-being of a community through efforts that entail job creation, job retention, business expansion & attraction, tax base expansions, wealth creation, and improved quality of life.

All economic development starts with the desire of local people to improve their economic conditions. February 2014

Nebraska Business Impacts

Industries Rely on Broadband

Businesses in the United States today are utilizing websites to expand their footprint in the marketplace, conduct online sales, and expand their revenues dramatically.

Community Outcomes

An economic development oriented website, if done correctly, can effectively communicate that your community is open for business.

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Learn more and take action to bring broadband to your area.

Is broadband available?

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.

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Is your community leveraging broadband?

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.

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