PSC Approves NUSF Support for Cell Tower Construction
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PSC APPROVES NUSF SUPPORT FOR
CELL TOWER CONSTRUCTION
Lincoln, November 14, 2023- The Nebraska Public Service
Commission (PSC) has approved nearly $3.5 million in funding
(NUSF-92.63) for the construction of six cellular towers through
the Nebraska Universal Service Fund (NUSF) Dedicated Wireless
“Funding the buildout of cell towers through the Nebraska
Universal Service Fund is yet another way the Commission is
working to help improve communication to unserved and
underserved areas,” said Commission Chair Dan Watermeier.
U.S. Cellular Corporation will receive $3,463,850 in grant funding
support to build six tower sites near the communities of Beaver
Crossing, Beemer, Memphis, Monroe, Naponee, and Nehawka.
U.S. Cellular has committed to completing construction of the towers
within 24 months of approval of the funding.
The PSC allocated six million dollars in Wireless Fund Program
Support for the 2023 funding year. The remaining dedicated support
allocated but not awarded will be rolled into the next wireless fund
grant cycle. ###
Deb Collins- Communications & Media Mgr.
(402) 471-0226 /email@example.com