EPHRATA – A fast-internet connection during the COVID-19 pandemic has become a highly-coveted commodity. Grant PUD officials say more people are working and learning from home resulting in a record number of subscribers connecting to Grant PUD’s high-speed fiber-optic network.
“We are connecting people at a rate we have never seen before,” said Senior Manager of Wholesale Fiber, Russ Brethower as he shared the Wholesale Fiber Group’s quarterly update with the commission.
Through June, the year-to-date growth of new subscribers using the network was 2,173 customers. With more than 400 new customers receiving a fiber connection during each month of