Nevada County Broadband Committee
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Nevada County Broadband Committee

The Nevada County Broadband Committee formed July 21, 2023. It works with ARConnect, The Arkansas State Broadband Office, which is administering the $1 billion allocated to Arkansas from the BEAD Program. This is the internet construction portion of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (Public Law 118-58)

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of November 2021 working toward High-Speed Internet for All.

The committee wants to assure that all of Nevada County has or will have:

This web site is intended to provide information and resources for residents of Nevada County, Arkansas.


The Nevada County Broadband Committee follows the guidelines of the Arkansas Broadband Office and defines "broadband" as a internet access speed of at least "100/20".
The FCC has published a Broadband Speed Guide to assist in determining the speed you may need.

History of Broadband Service Turn-Ups in Nevada County

Walnut Hill Communications ‐ Southern Nevada County

Date: Late 2022
Walnut Hill Communications began providing fiber internet service in the southern area of Nevada County. More information

South Central Connect ‐ Nevada County

Date: December 15, 2022
SSC "opened" fiber internet service of 1000/1000 to their electrical service area in Nevada County, known by electricity providers as "Hope East".. More information

CableLynx ‐ Prescott

Date: June 1, 2023
CableLynx increased speeds in Prescott for 150/10 customers to 300/20 without a price increase! More information

South Central Connect ‐ Prescott

Date: October 4, 2023
SSC "opened" the City of Prescott and connected their first customer on October 4, 2023 at 1000/1000 speed. More information

CableLynx ‐ Prescott

Date: December 15-19, 2023
CableLynx launched Gig service in Prescott. More information

CableLynx ‐ Emmet

Date: January 21, 2024
CableLynx launched Gig service in Emmet. More information


Arkansas State Broadband Office County Roadshow

The Second Annual Arkansas State Broadband Office Broadband County Roadshow is coming to Nevada County! Get ready for an incredible opportunity to shape the future of broadband in your community and beyond. Join us on April 4th as we welcome the roadshow to Nevada County. We'll be diving into discussions about how broadband access is transforming lives and driving progress right here in our backyard, and what’s next. Here's what you need to know:

This is your chance to make your voice heard and be a part of something special. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to shape the future of broadband access in Nevada County and beyond.

Can't wait to see you there! Let's make a difference together.

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Map Challenge Process

Dates: March 12, 2024 - April 18, 2024
The Arkansas Broadband Office BEAD Map Challenge Phase works to assure the map is correct in order to provide funding to qualified Internet Service Providers (ISPs) so they can build broadband internet to each location in Nevada County.
Work of the Nevada County Committee.

BEAD: Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment

Dates: November 1 and 14, 2023
Money to build additional internet infrastructure is available!

FCC Maps

Date: November 18, 2022
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released two maps:
One map shows internet speed available at a given address.
One map shows funding that has been granted to build internet at that address.
These maps are the basis for BEAD funding.
More information on the maps and the Nevada County Broadband Committee's Role

Arkansas State Broadband Office Broadband County Roadshow

Date: July 21, 2023
Location: Nevada County Courthouse.
Purpose: Formation of Nevada County Broadband Committee

Content on this web site is coordinated by Co-Chairpersons:

Ricky Reyenga, Nevada County Treasurer,

Mary Godwin, Director, Nevada County Economic Development Office,

Website by Danny Stewart,