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High-Performing Network, High-Performing People

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Great Plains Communications’ Forward Thinking approach, superior engineering, and custom-build strategies accommodate the unique needs of all regional and national telecommunications carriers, LECs, ISPs, wireless carriers, and other service providers.

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The Network

Our diverse fiber network is over 9,500 miles and growing with unique, redundant routes to increase your uptime. The network reach spans the state of Nebraska extending into Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Wyoming with community access rings, last-mile, and middle-mile solutions.


  • Self-healing, diverse fiber network
  • Largest privately-owned network in Nebraska
  • Multiple Nebraska routes with unique ability to bypass Omaha
  • High-performing, secure fiber network
  • Switched and dedicated Ethernet capable
  • Wavelength up to 100 Gbps
  • A 100 Gbps packet network
  • Carrier POPs: Cheyenne, Chicago, Denver, Des Moines, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Omaha
  • Connectivity to regional and national carriers
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  • 90 owned and operated central offices

Your One-Stop-Shop for Custom-Engineered Solutions

Great Plains Communications offers a suite of customized services including consulting, design, turn-up, testing, and maintenance. Our engineering expertise allows us to handle projects from the drawing board to the field, culminating in an optimal system or network. All engineering is performed by Great Plains Communications Engineering Personnel.

Managing Quality for Optimal Success

The Great Plains Communications Project Management team operates with great attention to detail, utilizing a proactive approach to achieve the highest quality and cost control. Our range of expertise includes project coordination, time management implementation, communication liaison capability, and project planning and phasing.

Network Operations Center – Quality Never Sleeps

Great Plains Communications technicians monitor the 9,500 mile network 24x7x365 at our Network Operations Center (NOC) located in the corporate headquarters building in Blair, Nebraska. Constant monitoring ensures reliability and rapid response to the needs of all network customers.

Great Plains Communications holds ourselves accountable to the highest standards of quality that add value for our clients, and set us apart from the competition.


  • 24x7x365 network monitoring to ensure superior connectivity
  • Central point of contact for all network maintenance
  • Rapid response to network outages and alarms
  • Control and maintenance of network documentation