GPC brings fiber broadband infrastructure to Blair, Nebraska

April 5, 2022
Business and residential customers throughout Blair now have access to symmetrical gigabit internet services and enhanced fiber-driven products and services from Great Plains Communications.

Great Plains Communications (GPC), a Midwestern U.S. telecommunications provider with a privately-owned 16,500+ mile fiber network currently reaching 13 states, today announced completion of its fiber-optic infrastructure build in Blair, Nebraska.

Business and residential customers throughout Blair now have access to symmetrical gigabit internet services and enhanced fiber-driven products and services.

“There’s an overwhelming demand for more and more bandwidth to accommodate remote working environments, online learning, advanced telehealth initiatives and e-commerce with fiber being the key driver to enable these platforms,” said Todd Foje, CEO of Great Plains Communications. “We are proud to offer our hometown reliable, symmetrical fiber broadband services and technologies and to position Blair as a fiber-rich community.”

With the new infrastructure, the provider said Blair businesses now have access to fiber-driven services including symmetrical internet with speeds up to 10 Gig, managed Ethernet, the GPC Cloud Connect, GPC Smarter Business Security and GPC Managed WiFi services, and multiple voice options.

Residential services include symmetrical internet speeds up to 1 Gig, GPC iTV streaming video and GPC Whole Home WiFi powered by Plume Home Pass.

Aaron Barrow, Blair assistant city administrator, commented,“Completion of fiber to the home and business is a major milestone for the City of Blair. These fast, reliable, fiber-driven services will allow all Blair homes and businesses to have the latest and most reliable services available and will allow us to attract future residents and businesses. We are excited to see this enhancement of our critical infrastructure and know that it will have a positive impact on the quality of life that our residents enjoy in Blair.”

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