December 9, 2022, Aurora, Neb. – Hamilton Telecommunications is excited to announce that it is once again participating in the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) annual college scholarship program to help further higher education among rural youth. FRS awards a one-time $2,500 scholarship to students from rural America for their first year of college, university, or vocational-technical school. Each student is sponsored by an NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association a member company. Hamilton and its fellow FRS members provide funding for each scholarship awarded on an annual basis. The FRS College Scholarship Program seeks to encourage students to return to [...]
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February 21, 2022, Aurora, Neb. — Hamilton Telecommunications, a local technology and telecommunications company was recently awarded several grants through the Nebraska Public Service Commission’s Broadband Bridge Grant Program. This additional funding will further enable Hamilton’s commitment to continue the construction to deliver fiber-to-the-home to 100 percent of former NCTC customers in Ansley, Arcadia, Burwell, Dannebrog, Rural Gibbon, Rural Ravenna, Sargent and additional rural areas within the service territory formerly served by NCTC. The company has begun construction planning for the fiber network in these areas with the goal to complete mainline fiber construction in the grant areas by July 1, 2023. “We [...]
September 9, 2021, Aurora, Neb. — Hamilton Telecommunications (Hamilton), a telecommunications and technology company based in Aurora, Nebraska, and Nebraska Central Telephone Company and Nebraska Central Telecom, Inc. (collectively NCTC), a provider of broadband, voice and television services based in Gibbon Nebraska, announced today that they have finalized an agreement whereby Hamilton will acquire NCTC in a deal which is expected to close before the end of the year. The purchase will expand the Hamilton suite of technology service offerings to current NCTC customers, and advance both companies’ ongoing fiber-to-the-home broadband projects. The purchase of NCTC fits directly into Hamilton’s service [...]
June 3, 2021, Aurora, Neb. — Local Telecommunications and Technology Company Hamilton Telecommunications has announced it is a participating provider of the Federal Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program. Under this program, eligible households may receive up to $50 per month credit on qualifying broadband programs. On Feb 25, 2021 the FCC adopted Report and Order 21-29 officially establishing the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. In the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, Congress appropriated $3.2 billion to the FCC to help low-income households pay for broadband service and connected internet devices. A household is eligible if one member of the household meets at least one of the [...]
May 24, 2021, Aurora, Neb. — Hamilton Telecommunications has announced its plans to expand fiber-optic infrastructure in Central City, making fiber to the home broadband available for all residents of the community. “This is an exciting expansion to our existing fiber network and will enable us to deliver gigabit speeds to any home or business in Central City,” said John Nelson, Chief Executive Officer for Hamilton Telecommunications. “Hamilton has been delivering wireless internet service in Central City for more than 20 years, and more recently added fiber internet connections to select customers in and around Central City. Fiber is a vastly [...]
Hamilton Seeking Product Testers for New Service for Seniors March 1, 2021, Aurora, Neb. — Hamilton Telecommunications is excited to announce that it is exploring new safety and wellness monitoring solutions for seniors. The company is currently looking for qualified individuals to participate in a no-cost product test of these new solutions in their home for a 90-day period of time. In collaboration with Silver Maple Solutions, Hamilton is exploring a new technology offering designed to allow seniors and their loved ones to stay connected to family, caregivers and professionals. These solutions offer easy-to-use technology with the goal of helping seniors [...]
January 13, 2021, Aurora, Neb. – Hamilton Telecommunications is excited to announce that it is once again participating in the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) annual college scholarship program to help further higher education among rural youth. FRS awards a one-time $2,500 scholarship to students from rural America for their first year of college, university, or vocational-technical school. Each student is sponsored by an NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association a member company. Hamilton and its fellow FRS members provide funding for each scholarship awarded on an annual basis. The FRS College Scholarship Program seeks to encourage students to return to [...]
September 21, 2020, Aurora, Neb. — Local technology and telecommunications company Hamilton Telecommunications announced that it is expanding its fiber network to provide Fiber to the Home to 250 eligible residents in Central City and the immediate surrounding area. In August, Hamilton was awarded a grant by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NDED) to help offset some of the costs in constructing the fiber mainline. The company began construction for the fiber network in Central City neighborhoods on Monday, August 25th with the goal to complete all mainline fiber construction by December 31st, 2020. “We are very pleased to have [...]
July 25, 2019, Aurora, Neb. — Telecommunications Company expands Next Generation 9-1-1 focus through strategic collaboration with industry-leading organization. Hamilton NG911, Inc., is pleased to announce its membership with the Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies (iCERT), an organization that brings together leading companies involved in emergency communications and response technology. Hamilton NG911 was recognized as one of the newest members of the council during the NENA iCERT reception hosted at the 2019 National Emergency Number Association (NENA) National Conference & Expo in Orlando, June 16-19. Dedicated to providing technological advancements in the emergency services industry, Hamilton NG911 has been involved [...]
July 3, 2019, Aurora, Neb. — Construction for a complete fiber-to-the-home infrastructure upgrade for the Hamilton Telecommunications exchange customers is on pace and continues to progress this spring. Hamilton Telecommunications, a leading technology and telecommunications company, is engaged in a multi-year project to bring fiber to all homes and businesses within the company’s local telephone exchange area. Currently, construction is focused on reaching the homes and businesses in Aurora and Doniphan. More than 1,200 customers have been converted to direct fiber connections, and the company has completed approximately 30 percent of the total project work, which includes burying the mainline fiber [...]