From small towns to big cities and every mile in between, NET is deeply rooted in the traditions of our state.
Your Statewide Public Service Network
- Thank you public media fans as more than 906,000 watch NET Television and more than 97,000 listen to NET Radio weekly
- NET's website is visited more than 1.7 million times per year, averaging over 700,000 unique visitors
- More than 100,000 requests were made to stream live Statehouse coverage, totaling nearly 7.5 million minutes streamed from the Nebraska Legislature, Supreme and Appellate Courts, Committee Hearing Rooms and the Governor's Press Conference Room (NET's FY2016 data)
- Radio Talking Book serves more than 5,000 visually impaired Nebraskans each year via NET Radio
- Each weekday NET Television offers 12 hours of educational programming for youth and families
- NET Radio is the first station notified by the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency during times of routine testing, or an actual alert, and relays critical emergency and weather information to other stations. When a child is missing or in danger, the Nebraska State Patrol contacts the National Weather Service to deliver an Amber Alert to broadcasters across the state
- NET designs online training courses and educational websites for: the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality; the Nebraska Department of Education; the Nebraska Environmental Trust; the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles; the Nebraska State Historical Society; the U.S. National Institutes of Health; UNL's International Quilt Study Center & Museum; UNL's Nebraska Prevention Center for Alcohol and Drug Abuse; UNL's Custodial Services and Facilities Management; and the UNL Office of Graduate Studies
- NET organizes community engagement projects focusing on high school graduation, underage drinking, long-term care for seniors and many other topics important to our diverse population
- NET partners with many state agencies to improve career readiness and job skills for employers and workers as well as classroom resources for teachers and students
- Listeners and viewers connect with NET on multiple platforms including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Instagram, podcasts and e-newsletters. NET is available on demand on the website and via NET apps, with access to more great content on the NPR One app and the PBS apps
Nebraska Educational Telecommunications Commission meetings and University of Nebraska Board of Regents meetings are open to the public per Nebraska Revised Satute 84-1409. Time is available at each meeting for public comments. Please visit the links above for a schedule of upcoming meetings and additional detail.