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Why isn't broadband more available in rural Nebraska?

Scottsbluff StarHerald 21 Feb 2021
Why isn't rural broadband service more available now, given the hundreds of millions of dollars in public funds already funneled to private firms to help provide it? ... Expansion of rural broadband is vital for businesses and students, advocates say ... "I don't understand why everyone doesn't have 25/3 broadband already," she said.
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Nebraskans encouraged to test their internet speeds with aim of expanding broadband access

Norfolk Daily News 14 Feb 2021
A state organization advocating for expanded broadband access is encouraging all Nebraskans to share their internet speeds ... Nebraska may use grant program to expand rural broadband. Improving broadband services in Nebraska is a priority of Gov ... Senators hope to expand broadband access after pandemic illustrates inequities.
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Group is encouraging Nebraskans to check their internet speed

Omaha World-Herald 11 Feb 2021
A Nebraska group is running an internet speed test to look at gaps in broadband access around the state. The Nebraska Regional Officials Council, which includes the Omaha area’s Metropolitan Area Planning Agency, is encouraging anyone with internet access to test a device’s internet speed ... Our best Omaha staff photos of February 2021.
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Ricketts pushes proposal for $40 million in state funds to expand broadband in rural Nebraska

Omaha World-Herald 08 Feb 2021
Representatives of telecommunications companies, and school, business and rural organizations all said that the COVID-19 pandemic has illustrated the importance of broadband, as people were forced to work and to do schoolwork at home ... Expanding broadband internet service in rural areas has become one of the top issues in the Legislature this year.
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Editorial, 1/31: Now is time for Nebraska to improve broadband

Lincoln Journal Star 31 Jan 2021
Other communities, where no broadband service is available are stuck with satellite internet, which can be very expensive, or no service at all. That Nebraska has large areas of broadband desert is not news ... That bonding authority could then be tied into Omaha Sen ... The Nebraska Broadband Bridge Act (LB388), introduced on behalf of Gov.
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Bill would reduce motor vehicle taxes for most Nebraskans, but cost could be obstacle

Norfolk Daily News 27 Jan 2021
Robert Hilkemann of Omaha heard plenty of complaints from patients at his podiatry practice who had recently moved to Nebraska and suffered sticker shock when they went to license their vehicles ... Jack Cheloha, a lobbyist for the city of Omaha, said he would be happy to look at alternatives ... Omaha ... This article originally ran on omaha.com.
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Senators hope to expand broadband access after pandemic illustrates inequities

Lincoln Journal Star 21 Jan 2021
Access to telehealth services for individuals in nursing homes was nonexistent because of a lack of broadband ... Bruce Bostelman of Brainard), to allow broadband companies to lease space on electric poles (LB455 from Friesen) and to allow municipalities to provide retail or wholesale broadband services (LB565 from Omaha Sen ... Omaha Sen ... Omaha Sen ... Omaha.
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Boston Omaha Corporation Completes the Acquisition of Utah Broadband, LLC

Odessa American 29 Dec 2020
Founder and CEO Steve McGhie said, “Utah Broadband is excited to partner with Boston Omaha to expand our offering and footprint by bringing fiber to our markets ... Boston Omaha Corporation is a public holding company with three majority owned businesses engaged in outdoor advertising, surety insurance and broadband telecommunications services.
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Boston Omaha Announces Closing of Yellowstone Acquisition Company $125 Million Initial Public Offering

The Marshall News Messenger 26 Oct 2020
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 26, 2020--. Boston Omaha Corporation (NASDAQ.BOMN) (“Boston Omaha”) announced today that Yellowstone Acquisition Company (“Yellowstone”) closed its initial public offering (the “IPO”) of 12,500,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit, resulting in gross proceeds of $125,000,000 ... Boston Omaha Corporation.
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First-time candidate seeks to unseat Democrat in Nebraska Public Service Commission race

Omaha World-Herald 22 Oct 2020
For more than a century, Omaha’s District 2 seat on the Nebraska Public Service Commission has been occupied by a Democrat ... Omaha World-Herald Election Guide 2020 ... Omaha ... I have recently been in touch with T-Mobile to address the OPS connectivity issues and have been assured of 5 towers across Omaha being updated in the next month ... Omaha.
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Candidates for Public Service commission split on pipeline

Omaha World-Herald 22 Oct 2020
For more than a century, Omaha's District 2 seat on the Nebraska Public Service Commission has been occupied by a Democrat ... Omaha ... I have recently been in touch with T-Mobile to address the OPS connectivity issues and have been assured of five towers across Omaha being updated in the next month ... Omaha.
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Moser talks ballot items, upcoming session during forum

Hastings Tribune 22 Oct 2020
Also during discussions, Moser touched on BluePrint Nebraska, the upcoming Census which may result in redistricting in Nebraska and a lack of reliable broadband in rural areas. “There are some issues with the concentration of population in Lincoln and Omaha ... “We may lose a senator or so and there may be one that comes from Lincoln or Omaha.” ... .
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PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, DISTRICT 2

Omaha World-Herald 11 Oct 2020
Omaha ... I have recently been in touch with T-Mobile to address the OPS connectivity issues and have been assured of 5 towers across Omaha being updated in the next month ... Omaha ... Bachelor's degree, political science and psychology, master's degree, political science, both from University of Nebraska at Omaha.
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