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60 Years of NET
NET Video Highlights

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 one million people watch NET Television and listen to NET Radio each week.
     
  • Streaming of NET content continues to be in demand as more than 300,000 NET Television viewers and more than 80,000 NET Radio listeners access live streams from our website (FY2017 data).
     
  • Legislative streaming doubled in just one year to more than 200,000 requests to stream Statehouse activity from the Nebraska Legislature, Supreme and Appellate Courts, Committee Hearing Rooms and the Governor's Press Conference Room (FY2017 data).
     
  • We've provided gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Nebraska Legislature for 38 years now.
  • More than 170,000 requests were made to stream live sports this year, and we added an HD quality option to our sports steams. NET continues to cover high school and collegiate sports live across the state, including girls and boys state high school basketball championships, bowling, soccer, wrestling, hockey and volleyball (FY2017 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, and a fourth channel "NET PBS KIDS" was launched in March 2017 to provide round-the-clock learning and fun.  We're pleased to now provide more than 230 hours of award-winning children's programming each week (FY 2017 data).
     
  • 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. During an Amber Alert, the National Weather Service notifies NET and we relay critical details about missing children.
     
  • NET Virtual Learning Library expands learning in the classroom and at home by providing more than 120,000 activities that teachers and students can access free at net.pbslearningmedia.org.
     
  • NET organizes a diverse array of community engagement activities including 23 PBS KIDS events attracting more than 2,800 participants (FY 2017 data).
     
  • NET partners with many state agencies to improve career readiness and job skills for employers and workers as well as classroom resources for schools, families and children.
     
  • 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.
     

Open Meetings
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.
 

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