Expanded high-speed broadband availability approved

Lawmakers passed a bill April 18 that makes it easier for customers to switch to a new telecommunications company.

<a href='http://news.legislature.ne.gov/dist34' target='_blank' title='Link to the website of Sen. Curt Friesen'>Sen. Curt Friesen</a>
Sen. Curt Friesen

LB268, sponsored by Henderson Sen. Curt Friesen, allows a customer who currently is not receiving high-speed broadband services to switch to a company in a different local exchange to receive such services.

The bill passed on a 48-0 vote.

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