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NebraskaLink Announces Company Name Change to OPTK Networks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2020 NebraskaLink Announces Company Name Change to OPTK Networks Connecting the Midwest to the World LINCOLN, NE – NebraskaLink, an industry leader in fiber-based network, announced today that the company will begin operating under a new...

NebraskaLink Invests in Lincoln

NebraskaLink, a Nebraska-based Broadband transport service provider for businesses, announced that they are further expanding their fiber optic network throughout the city of Lincoln. NebraskaLink entered into an agreement with the City of Lincoln in February, 2013 to...

What is the Internet of Things? (And What’s That Got to Do With Fiber?)

If you’re reading this as we’ve published it, welcome to 2018! We’re doing something a little different today, and running a future-focused piece in the spirit of the New Year. If you’re reading this sometime later (but maybe not too much later)…text your toaster and...

Fiber Optics: What Makes Light the Perfect Networking Solution?

It’s no question whether fiber optic cabling is the way to go when it comes to lightning-fast, large-capacity networking. Fiber optic Internet is your data, delivered by light, at the speed of light. But you might find yourself wondering: Why…light? Why not pure...

Terms Glossary

Attenuation:the gradual loss of intensity of a signal over it's medium's length in a glass fiber used for signals, imperfections and impurities in the glass diminish the signal's strength see: dispersion and/or bend loss Bandwidth:The available range of frequencies...

NebraskaLink Connects Nebraska

Reliable and fast connectivity, including broadband, plays a significant role in enabling businesses of all sizes to reach a global audience. For small businesses, it can be the difference between success and failure. Nebraska businesses, large and small, are no...

The Difference Between a Bit and a Byte

We all are familiar with bytes. Our phones, laptops, and SD cards are able to house billions of them. In fact, that’s what a Gigabyte is — one billion bytes. And each byte is made up of 8 bits. A bit is the lowest common denominator. It’s the atom to the molecule. The...

NebraskaLink Completes Fiber Project to Lincoln Libraries

NebraskaLink, a communications company providing state-of-the-art fiber-optic network access across Nebraska, announced this week that they have completed a project connecting all Lincoln Public Libraries through a newly constructed fiber-optic network that will allow...

NebraskaLink Welcomes a New Service Assurance Manager, Don Uhrmacher

NebraskaLink Welcomes New Hire     Lincoln, NE – NebraskaLink is pleased to announce the hiring of Don Uhrmacher. With over 40 years of telecommunications experience, Don’s prior roles have him especially well-positioned to drive efficiencies in our service...