PSC Issues Nebraska Broadband Bridge Program 2023 Schedule and Application
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PSC ISSUES NEBRASKA BROADBAND BRIDGE
PROGRAM 2023 SCHEDULE AND APPLICATION
Lincoln, May 16, 2023- On Tuesday, May 16, the Nebraska Public
Service Commission (PSC) approved an Order (C-5484) issuing the
2023 NebraskaBroadband Bridge Program (NBBP) schedule and
Applications for the 2023 NBBP funding year will be accepted
beginning Friday, June 16. Per the Order (C-5484), the application
program guide will be available on the NebraskaBroadband Bridge
Program page of the PSC website. Applicants must comply with all
aspects of the application package.
The deadline for applications to be filed is no later than 5 p.m.,
Monday, June 26, although applicants are encouraged to file their
applications as soon as possible. All filings must be submitted
electronically by email to < email@example.com >.
Applications received will be posted to the Nebraska Broadband
Bridge Program page, found under the Telecom/NUSF tab of the
PSC website by Thursday, June 29.
Created by the Nebraska Broadband Bridge Act (Neb. Rev. Stat.
§§ 86-1301-86-1312), the NBBP provides up to $20 million dollars
annually for the deployment of broadband networks capable of at
least 100/100 Mbps(down/up) in unserved and underserved areas
of the state.
During the 2022 grant cycle, the PSC awarded 37 grants to 14
providers for a total of $20,351,778.01 in funding. A detailed list of
currently approved projects and funding amounts can be found on
the Nebraska BroadbandBridge Program page of the PSC website.
Deb Collins- Communications & Media Mgr.