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.

Nebraska Public Service Commission

Phone: 402-471-3101
Toll Free: 1-800-526-0017 (Nebraska Only)

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


University of Nebraska-Lincoln UNL wordmark

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.  


Nebraska Information Technology Commission's Community CouncilCIO logo

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.


Nebraska Department of Economic DevelopmentNDEC logo

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is the official lead economic development agency for Nebraska. DED's emphasis is growing and diversifying the state's "economic base." The Department believes that broadband and information technology are the foundation for competing in the global economy and thus, support the utilization of broadband for a variety of efforts ranging from entrepreneurship to business recruitment


AIM Institute

The AIM Institute focuses on awareness and outreach for the Nebraska Broadband Initiative and coordinates the annual Nebraska Broadband Conference. Through AIM activities, awareness of the initiative and current business trends impacted by high speed internet access are shared with businesses and educators.