Nebraska

Little Rock-based Windstream is launching Kinetic, a fiber-carried TV option in the Lincoln, Nebraska area.
CenturyLink is the latest carrier to offer a 1 GB home fiber connection -- this time in Omaha.
"We need health information technology to bring our health care system into the 21st century," HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced in early September. "These funds will help safety net providers acquire state-of-the-art health information technology systems to ensure the delivery of quality care to some of the most remote areas of our country."
A public forum in Lincoln, Neb., gave local leaders an opportunity to press the Federal Communications Commission to move forward on high-speed broadband.
On Wednesday, December 15, the Communications Workers of America and the Speed Matters campaign released the 2010 Report on Internet Speeds in all 50 States.
On July 22, 2010, Congressmen Rick Boucher and Lee Terry introduced the Universal Service Reform Act of 2010.
The Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced more grant awards to fund broadband mapping and planning in ten states. The recipients were designated entities in Connecticut, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced $3.4 million in grants to improve Internet connections of public libraries in Kansas, Arkansas, New York, Virginia, and Massachusetts. Through the Opportunity Online program, the Foundation will partner with fourteen additional states to help libraries compete for broadband stimulus funds.
Tuesday, November 3 was a big day in the history of telemedicine: a newborn baby?s heart murmur was diagnosed remotely, in real time.
The Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Rural Health Care Pilot Program (RHCPP) announced grants for five broadband telehealth networks - connecting hospitals in nine states on April 16. The program will also fund a sixth network in Alaska.