About Great Plains
Great Plains Communications is the largest privately-owned telecommunications provider in Nebraska serving over 90 communities throughout the state. Residential services include high-speed Internet, cable TV and local & long-distance telephone. Business and enterprise services range from traditional and Cloud-based voice and data products to installation and support of large networks with scalable Ethernet solutions. The company also takes pride in our progressive approach to accommodating the unique needs of carrier and wholesale customers including regional and national telecommunications carriers, LECs, ISPs, wireless carriers and other providers utilizing superior custom engineering and custom-build strategies. At the core of our service offering is an extensive, 9,500-mile, MEF certified regional fiber network, fully supported by a 24x7x365, Network Operations Center.
Founded in 1910 by E.C. Hunt as a Nebraska phone company, Great Plains Communications has evolved over the past century, keeping pace with technology and increasing bandwidth demands to become a leading regional network and fiber services provider.
The company is based in Blair, Nebraska and is owned by Grain Management, LLC: a leading private equity firm focused on investments in the Communications sector.