Category Archives: Broadband

Recap of the Nov. 14 commission meeting

Commissioners back continued funding for fiber build out After months of study and deliberations, receiving feedback from customers and recommendations from staff, Grant PUD’s board of commissioners came to a preliminary consensus on how to fund fiber expansion for 2018. Chief … Continue reading

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Budget hearing and commission meeting recap – Oct. 12, 2017

Fiber build-out supporters flock to 2018 budget hearing The first of three public hearings on the PUD’s proposed 2018 budget drew a crowd to commissioners’ Ephrata board room Tuesday to speak out in favor of continued build-out of the fiber-optic … Continue reading

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Customers to help shape direction of High Speed Network

Grant PUD requesting participation through online and phone surveys EPHRATA, Wash. – Grant County residents have an opportunity to help shape possible expansion of Grant PUD’s High Speed Fiber Optic Network. On the heels of focus groups and public outreach … Continue reading

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Customer opportunity to weigh in on future of Fiber Optic Network

Grant PUD plans two public meetings to comment on scenarios for potential expansion to unserved areas  EPHRATA, Wash. – Grant PUD is hosting two public meetings in April to provide customers an opportunity to learn and comment on possible expansion … Continue reading

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Grant PUD wireless network expands southeast of Moses Lake

Grant PUD wireless network expands southeast of Moses Lake Expansion will serve more than 350 customers EPHRATA, Wash.— More than 350 customers in a three-mile radius southeast of Moses Lake near I-90 and Highway 17 can now subscribe to Grant … Continue reading

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Grant PUD to conduct wireless network survey

Utility sending mail survey to 10,000 potential wireless subscribers EPHRATA, Wash. — Grant PUD will begin conducting a survey of potential wireless network customers in Grant County this month. Those who receive the survey, which is being mailed to about … Continue reading

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Blue Lake and Sun Lakes areas now benefit from Grant PUD wireless network

Expansion will serve more than 150 customers EPHRATA, Wash.— The Blue Lake and Sun Lakes areas can now enjoy the benefits of Grant PUD’s High Speed Wireless Network. More than 150 Grant PUD customers in the Blue Lake/Sun Lakes region … Continue reading

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Grant PUD expands wireless network to Larson area

EPHRATA, Wash.— The Larson wireless hub, which is part of Grant PUD’s High Speed Network, became available to 438 potential subscribers northwest of Moses Lake this week. The Larson area is the third location to be served by Grant PUD’s … Continue reading

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Grant PUD to expand wireless broadband network to rural customers

Program will bring High Speed Network to rural areas of county EPHRATA, Wash.— Grant PUD’s High Speed Network is bringing Internet access to rural areas of Grant County this year. Using proven wireless broadband technology, the utility will now deploy … Continue reading

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Broadband Update

We hit a record high for 2011 in November with 100 new gateway installations including 29 during Thanksgiving week alone. The very busy fiber crew also connected 21 new customers to the network who already had existing gateway boxes on … Continue reading

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Fiber Installers

During the week of 10/24-10/30 our fiber crew installed 22 new gateways and made a total of 44 new connections to our fiber-optic network. We’ve been seeing an increase in demand for high-speed internet connections in Grant County recently. This past … Continue reading

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Broadband Update

Grant PUD is in the process of building a fiber optic network throughout Grant County. Once completed, all residents will have access to one of the world’s fasted Internet connections. During the week of 10/17-10/23 we received a total of … Continue reading

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Broadband Update

Good morning! Last week was another fairly busy one for our trusty fiber installers. They installed 18 new gateways and activated 12 existing ones. All in all, 30 new customers were connected to our fiber optic network last week! So … Continue reading

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What is a Gateway?

As we continue to expand our broadband network across Grant county, we will be providing you with periodic updates. These updates will include the number of applications for service processed, existing gateways activated, new gateways installed and any other build-out news … Continue reading

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Broadband Update

Right now, our Fiber installers are working hard to provide high-speed Internet to the Nelson and Dune Lake areas in Moses Lake. On Monday we finished installation to two new huts in this area. These areas will receive fiber service … Continue reading

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