Early May Listening Sessions for Broadband Access & Digital Opportunities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EARLY MAY LISTENING SESSIONS FOR
BROADBAND ACCESS & DIGITAL OPPORTUNITIES
Lincoln, April 20, 2023- The Nebraska Public Service Commission
(PSC) in cooperation with the Nebraska Broadband Office and the
Office of the OCIO/NITC has scheduled a series of community
listening sessions on broadband access and digital opportunities
through May 11.
Early May community listening sessions will be held in:
- Valentine, May 1, 5:00 p.m.,
Mid-Plains Community College, 715 E. Highway 20
- Ainsworth, May 2, 12:00 p.m.,
The Connection, 224 N. Main Street
- Stuart, May 2, 5:00 p.m.,
Stuart Auditorium, 204 Parnell Street
- O’Neill, May 3, 12:00 p.m.,
Evergreen Assisted Living ,1600 N. Harrison Street
- Columbus, May 3, 5:30 p.m.,
Central Community College, 4500 63rd Street
- Sidney, May 8, 5:00 p.m.,
Cheyenne County Community Center, 627 Toledo Street
- Scottsbluff, May 9, 12:00 p.m.,
Guadalupe Center, 1200 E. 9th Street
- Chadron, May 9, 5:00 p.m.,
Chadron State College, Scottsbluff Room, 1000 Main St.
- Alliance, May 10, 5:00 p.m.,
Alliance Knight Museum, 908 Yellowstone Avenue
- Ord, May 11, 5:00 p.m.,
Ord Learning Center 1514 K Street
The listening sessions are designed to engage a diverse cross
section of Nebraskans to inform the development of
comprehensive plans to best address digital equity needs
throughout the state and broadband deployment for unserved
and underserved Nebraskans.
Citizens and stakeholders attending the planned events will be
provided an opportunity to share their needs and concerns when
it comes to broadband deployment and digital equity in Nebraska.
Detailed information on the Broadband Equity, Access and
Deployment or BEAD program and the Digital Equity Planning
Initiative as well as the current state of broadband adoption and
affordability will also be provided.
Locations, times and dates of additional community listening
sessions throughout the state are being finalized. Additional
details regarding future community sessions will be announced
and posted to the Community page of the Broadband Nebraska
Deb Collins- Communications & Media Mgr.
(402) 471-0226/ email@example.com