Extension Educator in Sioux County
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
P O Box 277
Harrison, NE 69346-0277
Jenny teaches small businesses, individuals, entrepreneurs, and communities:
Broadband is a tool that anyone can use. Rural communities and regions must find ways to encourage adoption and utilization of broadband services to remain vibrant, viable places to live and work.
Broadband: What do YOU think?
Broadband Planning Focus Groups Will Meet in 4 Locations
The Nebraska Broadband Initiative* is part of a national effort to bring broadband high speed Internet access and information technology to all areas of the state. You are invited to share your views and ideas by participating in a local focus group.
The events will be held:
•April 8th in Chadron at Country Kitchen 9 – 11 AM.
•April 8th in Scottsbluff at Harms Advance Technology Center 2 – 4 PM.
•April 9th in Alliance at the Alliance Public Library 9 – 11 AM.
•April 9th in Sidney at 21st Century Equipment 2 – 4 PM.
The meetings will focus on current local broadband capabilities and usage, plus look ahead to future needs for growth and success.
The discussion topics include broadband use by individuals, communities, business (including ag business), education, libraries and health care.
Business and Community leaders and the general public are invited to attend one of these focus group meetings. This is your opportunity to share your viewpoint on technology performance today and needs for tomorrow.
If you will be able to join this discussion, please contact Jenny Nixon, University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 308-668-2428.
*The Broadband Mapping and Planning Initiative is funded through a grant to the Nebraska Public Service Commission by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration and aims to increase broadband adoption and utilization. Project partners include Nebraska Public Service Commission, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Nebraska Information Technology Commission, Nebraska Department of Economic Development and AIM Institute.
If you want to learn more about the Nebraska Broadband Initiative, contact the Coach for your region. Or if you have a specific question, please contact us by completing this form.
Join other Nebraskans in the efforts to bring vital high speed Internet access to all Nebraskans.
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