Public Power Benefit Expansion

As chosen by customers during strategic planning, the Public Power Benefit will bring access to PUD fiber from about 69 percent to 85-90 percent of county residents within 11 years. Locations for future expansion will be identified each year during budgeting for the following year.

$2.5 million is committed to continue broadband network expansion and infill through the Public Power Benefit program. Expansion areas include Brender Canyon, Chumstick, Manson, and Merry Canyon. The areas included for infill are in Cashmere, Chelan, Manson, and Plain. You can view a map of the 2018 expansion areas here: 
2018 County Overview Map

$2.7 million was committed to continue broadband network expansion through the Public Power Benefit program. Fiber access was expanded to 1060 locations in Cashmere, Chelan, Leavenworth, Manson, and Sunnyslope in 2017. You can view a map of the 2017 expansion areas here:
2017 County Overview Map

$1.2 million was committed to continue broadband network expansion through the Public Power Benefit program. Fiber access was expanded to 709 locations in Manson, Cashmere and Leavenworth in 2016. Customers in these areas can connect under the Public Power Benefit program for two years after access is brought to their area. You can view a map of the 2016 expansion areas here:
2016 County Overview Map

Customers in expansion areas who want a fiber connection are urged to contact a service provider and make the request now.