Current Franchises

A list of current franchisees — as defined as any person, public, or private utility or entity granted long term use of the streets within the City of Portland by Portland City Council.
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Note: The City of Portland Right-of-Way Code is in process of being updated and the City will be providing right-of-way licenses only. No new franchise applications are being accepted (with the exception of Cable Franchises within the City of Portland. Apply for a Cable Franchise). Please see the Right-of-Way Code project for more information.

Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs)

Major Utilities


Cable TV

Point-to-Point Carriers


Shared Tenant Services

Public Phone Booths

Broadband Franchise