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Neligh company receives grants to boost broadband to rural locations

Broadband access for portions of northern Antelope County, including Royal and Orchard, along with Elgin and Oakdale, will be on the horizon, after Midstates Data Transport, dba Stealth Broadband, received more than $1.23 million from the Nebraska Broadband Bridge Program.

Nebraska’s Public Service Commission approved 60 grants, totaling approximately $18 million, earlier this month. Commissioner Crystal Rhoades cast the lone dissenting vote.

Dan Watermeier, PSC chairman said, “We are pleased to award the first set of grants through the Nebraska Broadband Bridge Program. This funding will go a...


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