Pinpoint Communications Receives Additional Nebraska Broadband Bridge Program Grant Funding

January 16, 2024 (Cambridge) – The Nebraska Public Service Commission recently approved a third Order awarding 22 grants totaling more than $20 million from the Nebraska Broadband Bridge Program (NBBP). In total, Pinpoint Communications received more than $3.7 million in funding (breakdown by location is as follows):
  • Cambridge Telephone Company, Bartley North – $1,125,000
  • Pinpoint Communications
    • Rural Beatrice 2: $535,500
    • Rural Cook to Talmage: $1,165,500
    • Rural Oxford-Edison: $945,000
“Pinpoint is proud to continue their mission of providing high-speed broadband in our unserved and Underserved areas of Nebraska,” said Tom Shoemaker, Pinpoint president. “We are excited and thankful to receive this grant funding for the cost of our expansion efforts and look forward to serving these new customers.” Pinpoint is slated to have the projects complete in 18 months from the date of the Order by the Commission. The added investment will reach an estimated 151 locations throughout these areas. Created by the Nebraska Broadband Bridge Act (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 86-1301- 86-1310) the NBBP provides up to $40 million dollars over three grant cycles for the deployment of broadband networks capable of at least 100/100 Mbps (up/down) in unserved and underserved areas of the state. For more information, visit