External Wireless Networks

Anaheim Public Utilities operates a fiber optics network to control and monitor its water and electric systems and provide connectivity for municipal services. The fiber network has spare capacity that broadband service providers can lease to provide high-speed internet access to their customer in Anaheim. Here’s the link to view the fiber optics lease agreement: Sample fiber optics lease agreement and fiber lease rates

Wireless Network

Major cell phone companies (AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile) are working to improve service for their customers in Anaheim. As part of these improvements, they are replacing some of the streetlight poles to allow installing their wireless equipment inside an enclosure at the top. These installations are referred to as Small Cell Sites. To streamline the process, APU has adopted a standard license agreement and wireless-ready streetlight poles shown under the following links:

Here's what a typical installation on two types of Anaheim's street light poles look like:
Street Light Pole
Cell on Pole
Approximately a week before commencing construction, these cell phone companies distribute their flyer to those residents in the immediate vicinity of the proposed installation. Listed below are sample flyers from AT&T, Verizon, and Crown Castle with their contact info:

The proposed wireless sites on streetlight poles are displayed as dots on the map below:

For more information on wireless improvements by various cell companies providers, please refer to the below links:

If you have any other questions, please contact Jean Pawlicki at 714-765-4535 or JPawlicki@anaheim.net.